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Cholesterol: What is it and what should your level be?

This is a guest post by Monique Slater. Basically, the lower the better! Did you know 1 in 2 Australian Adults are affected by cholesterol! What’s scary is that only 1 in 5 think they are affected. But what exactly is cholesterol? It can be so confusing especially when you hear about ‘good and bad…

Blast from the Past!

My site’s popularity has grown considerably, more than I ever expected and therefore I wanted to bring to light three of my most popular articles which some of you may miss if you land initially at the front page, here you go: Honey and Water: Is it Really that Good? Sugar Beverages: Drinks of Mass…

Cure for Hay fever

At the beginning of every spring (or summer for some), you start hearing a lot of sniffling and sneezing. This is usually as a result of people suffering from hay fever also known as seasonal allergic rhinitis. A condition which is caused by an allergy to grass or hay pollens. Common symptoms are a runny…

Green Tea and Resistance Training

  source: flikr   Study Info. You’ve guessed it, yet another study expounding the great benefits of green tea. So what was the study about and what did it show? The study investigated the effects of the consumption of green tea for 7 days on biomarkers (i.e. indicators) of oxidative stress in young men undergoing…

Acid and Alkaline Food Diet, Part 2

source: flikr   So what did I mean when I said I shall provide two lists for the Acid and Alkaline Food diet in Part 1? Confused? Well, whenever I have scowered the internet for a list identifying the state (i.e. acidic or alkaline) of foods, I always come across some discrepancies in relation to…

Acid and Alkaline Food Diet, Part 1

source: flikr Many of us have heard things about our diets being too acidic or that we have to eat more raw foods to counter-balance the acidity of modern day diets. So how true is this you ask?

Acne – My Story, Part 3: Vitamins, Antibiotics and Herbs

Read: Acne – Part 1: Introduction, Acne – Part 2: Skincare After having tried the myriad of products for my skin and not getting the results I wanted – i.e. clear skin – I was told by a friend that she had known someone who had really bad acne and had been prescribed some tablets…

Acne – My Story, Part 2: Skincare

  Read: Acne – Part 1, Acne – Part 3 When I tell you that I have used just about every skin care brand on planet earth, I just about mean it! Obviously I am exaggerating slightly, but in truth, I have used so many brands that I think I would naturally inherit the status…

Sitting in front of the computer for too long: The Solution (Part 2)

As promised, here is the second part to ‘Sitting in front of the computer for too long’. Some of you may have come across a few of these points before, but don’t take them lightly, you’ll be amazed at how much of a difference they can make if executed regularly and properly.     Adjust…

Sitting in front of the computer for too long: The Effects (Part 1)

I’ve written this article with the primary goal of reminding myself of the importance of monitoring my own computer usage and thereby incorporating appropriate methods and techniques to reduce the damage of such a prolonged state of sitting and staring at the monitor/screen! Phew, that was a long sentence, don’t want to get arrested by…

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