All posts tagged: brain

Your brain on Beer VS Coffee

Never thought I’d right a blog about Beer vs Coffee, but here we are. Both beer and coffee have been around for hundreds of years and are both loved by millions of people. Both beer and coffee can benefit or decrease your health: Health benefits of beer – Strengthens bones; due to high silicon levels

How to become a morning person

Some of us have it easier than others. When my alarm clock goes off in the morning my eyes open immediately and before I know it I have taken a shower, got ready for work and made breakfast. My partner on the other hand will still be fast asleep even after 6 alarms have gone

How exercise makes you happy

Regular exercise can improve your overall health by 30%. Exercise will boost your self esteem, mood, energy, quality of sleep, reduce your risk of heart disease, stress, depression and Alzheimer’s. Here are a few proven medical benefits of exercise: Lower risk of breast cancer by up to 20% Lower risk of early death by up

The truth about ADHD

ADHD is a very touchy subject to most parents as none of us would like our child to be diagnosed with something that can’t be cured and that might disable your child from doing certain things. Lets face it, some children are more of a handful than others. That does not necessarily mean that they

Drink to your health!

Some of us prefer red and some of us prefer white. What may I be talking about? Wine of course! We all have our preferred colour and type of wine. Some of us prefer making our wine choices according to the food rather than having a select few favourites. But is it really good for

Autism and learning

Hearing the word “Autism” has become more frequent over the last few years. Specialists aren’t sure if it is due to more children developing Autism or if it’s due to parents knowing more and detecting the disorder early. What is Autism, you may ask. Autism is a combination of closely related disorders with a main

15 Things you didn’t know about the brain

 When we talk about keeping fit the first things you think of is jogging, cycling and going to the gym, but do you ever think about your brain?  Keeping your brain healthy is very important no matter what age you are. People who focus on keeping their brain fit, may decrease their chances of developing

Happy-workers vs Sad-workers

The amount of people who are unhappy on a daily basis has grown considerable over the past few years. We all live in a fast paced world rushing from one thing to the next. We no longer have time for ourselves to do the things that we love, but rather focusing on keeping our heads

Are bananas as bad for you as cookies?

We live in a fast paced world and do not have ample time to sit down for proper breakfasts or lunches. We would rather eat small meals during the day. Eating 5-6 small meals during the day is healthier that eating 3 big meals, but as they say you are what you eat Some on-the-go

Health benefits of apples

Who has not heard the phrase “An apple a day keeps the Doctor away”? Apples as symbols have been used through the centuries. In Christian belief the apple was seen as the forbidden fruit and by Adam and Eve eating this delicious fruit they were banished from the Garden of Eden. In Norse mythology the