8 Smart Habits for Getting Healthy and Fit

So you want to get healthy and fit, or at least more healthy and fit than you are now. What’s the secret? Truthfully, there is no secret. But there are habits that people who live a healthy and fit lifestyle practice, and by getting into …

Sometimes I hate getting older

The other day I was shopping in a local natural food store when the cashier asked me if I wanted a plastic bag or a paper bag.  I said I wanted a plastic bag because I used them at home for trash.  She looked at …

Am I Getting Enough Zinc?

Learn how to increase your zinc intake naturally. If you’ve been fighting seasonal health issues this winter, you’ve probably noticed that many over the counter remedies for coughs and colds include the ingredient zinc. Research has shown that this nutrient may prove beneficial when it …

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for …

Are you getting enough fibre?

Most of us aren’t, which is a big concern for our health. Here’s how you can up your daily intake Since the F-Plan diet in the 1980s, and the days when it was known as ‘roughage’, we’ve learnt a lot more about fibre and its …

Tips for Getting Kids to Sleep on School Nights

Sleep is crucial for growing kids and their mental and physical development. But for some kids, bedtime can be a struggle, whether they have a hard time falling asleep or they wake up throughout the night. This can be especially stressful on school nights, when …