The Simple Guide to Good Preventative Dental Care

The Simple Guide to Good Preventative Dental Care

If you think preventative dental care means more visits to the dentist, you couldn’t be more wrong. Preventative care involves daily activities and practices that mean you’ll be seeing your dentist less, not more. With that in mind, here are some important activities we should incorporate into our daily routine. Correct Brushing This is by…

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Combating Air Pollution by Using Plants

Combating Air Pollution by Using Plants

The quality of the air we breathe is important to our overall health. It’s a concern everywhere, but particularly in cities and built-up areas. For example, the Guardian reported earlier this year that London had hit the legal limit of air pollution for the whole of the year in less than a month. It’s a…

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8 Herbs That Are Perfect Traditional Cures

8 Herbs That Are Perfect Traditional Cures

When herbs come to mind we usually think of what food to flavour with them. So many dishes, like sage and onion stuffing to lemon and thyme chicken, are enhanced by these fragrant plants. Herbs have many benefits, some culinary, but did you know that for centuries traditional cures using herbs and plants have been…

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How to Keep Your Social Life While Quitting Smoking

How to Keep Your Social Life While Quitting Smoking

Smoking is an extremely bad habit, but most of us already know that. Just because we know that it doesn’t mean that we stop. Just like drinking, some justify themselves as social smokers. Is there such a thing? Resources, like this quiz to discover your smoker profile from Nicotinell, should help you establish if you are…

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Making the Leap from Glasses to Contact Lenses with Vision Direct

Making the Leap from Glasses to Contact Lenses with Vision Direct

It’s been a little over a decade now that I’ve been wearing glasses daily. I’m quite happy wearing my glasses on most occasions but there are times when my options have been limited to either wearing my glasses and being able to see or taking off my glasses and being stuck with not being able…

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Which UK Water Filters Will Give You the Cleanest Water?

Which UK Water Filters Will Give You the Cleanest Water?

Clean water. It’s a simple but precious necessity we take for granted. But millions don’t. 844 million in fact. In 2018, that’s an increasingly shocking statistic that the human race should be ashamed of. We all want access to water, particularly given our innate need for consumption of it. It’s no exaggeration to say that clean, safe, drinking…

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Living with Rosacea – Causes and Treatments

Living with Rosacea – Causes and Treatments

Rosacea is a condition that affects around 45 million people around the world, but it’s poorly understood by many, including some of those suffering from it! Today we’re taking a look at what this condition is, what causes it and what treatments are available so it all feels less mysterious, and hopefully less scary. Rosacea:…

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Review of Spatone an Iron Deficiency Anaemia Supplement

Review of Spatone an Iron Deficiency Anaemia Supplement

I’m part of the statistics. I’m part of the 1 in 10 women in the UK who suffer from iron deficiency anaemia. An ailment that goes undetected in the majority of the population and is often masked by our modern-day busy lives. Did you know that iron deficiency anaemia is the most widespread of nutritional…

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Natural Self Care: The Soothing Power of CBD

Natural Self Care: The Soothing Power of CBD

As attitudes toward medical marijuana shift, more states and even countries recognize the natural plant as a substance with physical and pharmacological effects to be studied instead of a harmful drug to be outlawed. Cannabidiol, or CBD, played a big role in cannabis’ rebrand as medicine, due to its capabilities as a natural, non-psychoactive solution…

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Understanding More About Teeth Sensitivity

Understanding More About Teeth Sensitivity

A few days ago my friend Tammy, who is an avid traveller and environmentalist posted an image on Instagram that really got my attention. She shared an image of stainless steel straws that she had purchased. Which is brilliant if you’re looking to give up plastic, which we all should. But as someone who has…

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