As I was shutting the kid’s bedroom window last night because it was FREEZING in their room, I wondered if there were any health benefits in sleeping with an open window at night. I’ve always been told it’s good for you, and I certainly feel like I’m sleeping better when it’s not stuffy in the… Continue reading Shut it! Or not…
You are probably wondering why Lidl is featuring in my healthy living blog and to be honest I’m not really sure where this particular blog is going to go, as I’ve got loads of thoughts running around in my head. It all started with the occurrence of what shall from here on in be known… Continue reading The Lidl Incident
I came across an article that claimed late dinners are terrible for your health. We quite often don’t eat till 8pm, and I was wondering what the truth is in this. Is an 8pm dinner actually a late dinner in the first place? So I had a look around. And again – there are just… Continue reading Are late dinners bad for you?
Well here is something you probably didn’t expect me to write about – nail polish remover! But I discovered Jamberry Nails. I fell in love with their wrap product, and with this comes removal. The lovely lady who introduced me to these wonderful arty nails also told me about how bad Acetone is for your… Continue reading Take it off!
I know it isn’t really the weather to talk about suncream without wanting to cry… British summer for you. But be encouraged, the rest of Europe had a pretty rubbish summer too. So for a change it wasn’t just happening here! Someone told me the other day that reapplying suncream is useless and we shouldn’t… Continue reading Suncream – the naked truth!
Oxidative stress and free radicals. Some of those big phrases that are being thrown around these days. But what do they actually mean? I do cover this in my nutrition and supplement information events, but thought I’d share it with the wider blog reading world! Definition The Oxford dictionary defines oxidative stress as “A situation… Continue reading Are you oxidatively stressed?
At a recent nutrition and supplement information evening a school nurse pointed out that they no longer use the Eat Well Guide the Public Health of England published last year (well they revised it last year). The reason for that being that it is too carb heavy. So I thought, time to look at this… Continue reading What’s on your plate?