All posts tagged: heart

Dreaming of sleep: Silencing snoring for restful nights

As children we all used to tease our parents and grandparents for snoring. It is not just the ‘old folk’ who snores, some of us can start snoring in our late teens and early twenties. Snoring usually happens when something is partially obstructing your airways. The sound comes from you throat where air flows pass

30 Minutes of Exercise

We all know how important it is to do at least 30 minutes of exercise each day, but where do we get the time? Well it all depends on what you want to accomplish. To keep healthy no heavy exercise is needed. Exercise can be worked into most of our everyday tasks. Rather take the

Eating smart for your heart

We focus so much time on looking skinny, fit, beautiful and sporting the latest fashions, that we forget about the important things. Although no one will be able to see your heart, lungs, liver etc from the outside that does not mean it isn’t important. Beauty starts within and I’m not talking about your personality.

24 Things you didn’t know about beer

We have all at one point in our lives tried steering clear of drinking beer as we all dread the awful “Beer-Belly”. But what if I tell you that beer may be healthier than you think? Beer is typically made of water, barley, hops and yeast. These ingredients may not look like much, a regular

Choosing the right shoe for any type of excercise

Choosing the right shoe for exercise is one of the most important things before engaging in a new sport. Having the right shoe will prevent injury and assist in preventing sore feet and/or knees. Firstly you need to find out what type of arch your foot has. There are three types of feet; low-arched feet,


We have been bombarded by calories over the past few years, this is mainly due to the high obesity rate in the world. Here are the top ten obese countries in the world: Nauru (a tiny pacific island). 95% of the people on this island are obese this is mainly due to a traditional ceremony

10 tips for better sleep

The importance of sleep has been recognized as one of the three most important factors of healthy living. Exercise and good nutrition has always over shadowed other important aspects of healthy living. Finally, the spotlight has moved to sleep and the importance thereof. A lack of sleep has multiple side effects, these include; lack of

Practical Ways to Maintain your Health in 12 Areas of your Body

Once a man can catch his own fish instead of relying on others to provide him with a fish, empowerment happens. This is what we hope to achieve through this infographic by Licensed Practical Nurse. We hope this practical guide will empower you to stay healthy and be preventative, and if something does go wrong

InfoGraphic on Heart Disease [UK]

Without heeding the warning signs, you are flipping a coin in an almost 50/50 chance of surviving. Heart disease is on every continent, in every country, yet many people choose to ignore this life threatening disease. In fact, they exacerbate their chances through unhealthy lifestyles. Instead of lowering cholesterol we eat oily fast foods. To

Tips to Working out in the Workplace

Getting enough exercise while being stuck in an office can be a daunting task. This infographic by KTTape shows methods how you can utilize existing office furniture to your workout benefit. If you are an employer who values healthy employees (or you work for someone like that), incorporating yoga mats in break rooms, scheduling power