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  • Earthing – the power of barefoot walking

    Earthing – the power of barefoot walking

    The concept of ‘earthing’ has soared in interest since research suggested connecting to the earth’s natural energy is fundamental for vibrant health. In its simplest sense, when the body is in direct contact with the ground, the flow of energy from the earth (free electrons) neutralises the impact of free radicals in our body. Research [… Read the full article.]

  • Why you should get yourself a foam roller

    Why you should get yourself a foam roller

    Using a foam roller can achieve many of the benefits a traditional, remedial massage delivers, sans the price tag. Foam rolling, also known as myofascial release, is the application of low-intensity pressure to soft tissues or about 30-90 seconds. Ultimately, the purpose of foam rolling is to allow contracted muscles to relax, and improve blood flow [… Read the full article.]

  • Spicy potato wedges – the ultimate winter warmer

    Spicy potato wedges – the ultimate winter warmer

    Potatoes get a bad rap, but they have loads of nutritional benefits, packed with fibre, vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals. Perfect for winter, some evidence suggests that potatoes might help boost the immune system and reduce inflammation. Potato wedges are delicious on their own as well as a perfect side dish. Below we share a recipe [… Read the full article.]

  • Brrrraving the cold – 5 benefits of exercising in winter

    Brrrraving the cold – 5 benefits of exercising in winter

    When the temperature drops, it’s only natural to want to stay inside, warm and rugged up. However, there are several physical and mental health benefits to training in cold weather. Immune boosting: Exercising regularly boosts your immune system which reduces the likelihood of you falling prey to winter colds and flu. Research from Centers for [… Read the full article.]

  • National Dental Health Week

    National Dental Health Week

    In support of National Dental Health Week, we are exploring the connection between oral health and overall health. Your mouth can serve as a helpful window, revealing telling signs of broader health issues in your body. In fact, your oral health can be indicative of early signs and symptoms of systemic disease (one that affects [… Read the full article.]

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