All posts tagged: medical benefits

Heart healthy food

I think by now we all know what a big role our diet plays in our general health. But in that same breath we also know that most foods have some type of negative effect to our health, so how do we know what to eat and what not to eat? I personally think that

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

Coffee vs Tea

We all have our beverage of choice and most of us would fight to the death when trying to convince others why our choice is better. But the fact of the matter is both tea and coffee have their pros and cons and it all boils down to which one you prefer. Some of us

Got water?

The main ingredient in any diet should be water. Water is the source of all life and if anything is deprived of it, it will surely weaken and ultimately die. These are heavy words but they are true. We live in an evolved world and see sodas, fruit juices, energy drinks, tea and coffee as

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

[Recipe] Gluten Free Multigrain Bread

This gluten free multigrain recipe is very moist and can be kept for 2-3 days. It works fabulously with cold meats and cheese and even on its own with a bit of butter. This recipe makes one loaf of about 12 slices Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups warm water 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast 1

A cup full of tea facts

I personally love doing blogs about tea. There are more types and tastes of teas than there are types and tastes of coffee. As I have written quite a few blogs about tea, this one will be a bit different and will it be facts only. No iffy story on what I think or what

[Recipe] Gluten Free Cornbread

We all love a small piece of bread here and there. This gluten free cornbread is great on its own or even alongside a hot bowl of soup or stew. This recipe is very quick and easy and serves about 9. Ingredients: 1 cup Gluten free flour blend 3/4 cup cornmeal 2 tbs organic cane

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

Cord blood stem cells save lives

Giving birth to a child is one of the most amazing things parents will ever experience, but how would you feel if your baby’s birth could save a life? Cord blood stem cells, found in the umbilical cord, have proven to work better than normal bone marrow. Cord blood stem cells are biologically younger and