Sleep arrives in response to a delicate balance of hormones that shut off your mind and sink you deep into slumber. These hormones that induce and maintain sleep are released in response to external triggers in your environment. Creating such an environment is called sleep hygiene and is essential for those of you who struggle to fall asleep, stay asleep and wake refreshed. Here are 5 ways to promote healthy […]
Are you looking for a delicious pasta dish to add to your repertoire? Try this delicious recipe by Sami Bloom. Prep/Cooking Time: 50 mins Serving Size: 3 serves Ingredients 250 g red lentil pasta, boiled according to package 1/2 bunch silverbeet chopped 150 g Mushrooms sliced in quarters 2 cloves garlics minced 1/2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil BECHAMEL SAUCE 1/4 butternut pumpkin sliced, no skin, baked on 200 C […]
Wish your energy levels were higher? It all starts with your cells… If you regularly wake up tired, and then end each day sprawled out on the couch, you’ve probably wished for more energy. To make that happen, it helps to understand your body’s energy-production process. If you zoom in to a cellular level, you’ll find that every single cell in your body contains several little organelles called mitochondria.
Fitness goals can fall by the wayside at any stage of life. Injuries and changing physical conditions can make it particularly tough to commit to an exercise plan. Personal trainers can work with people at all fitness levels. They are fitness professionals who are trained to cater to people with secondary conditions such as arthritis. Below are a few of the many benefits of working with a personal trainer, regardless […]
With so many different styles of yoga available it can be overwhelming when trying to find the right one for you. However, given the myriad of health benefits of practicing yoga regularly, many agree that it’s well worth the hunt. The practice is especially kind to stiff achy joints. Recent studies have shown that yoga can help to improve flexibility and function in joints as well as lower stress levels, […]