Archive for May, 2014

Oranges are known to be high in healing and protective vitamin C, but they also provide an easily digested form of calcium that gives protection to postnatal bones. Calcium is of optimum importance during this time. Firstly, the stocks that were used during pregnancy for the development of the baby’s skeleton need to be replaced. […]

Ah, the wonderful sponge. It never fails to mystify with its seemingly limitless ability to absorb water. Even when there is simply too much liquid to be drawn in, the sponge itself does not get damaged! Our skin, however, does not possess the resilience and absorbency of a sponge, which is why too much of anything can tarnish the […]

You know the feeling that you have forgotten something? You know it is very important and it gnaws at you all day? Well, vitamin D can be considered a forgotten vitamin that’s extremely important for your body. We know that vitamin D is important but what does it actually do? Sometimes known as the ‘sunshine vitamin‘, vitamin D […]

If there’s something on the menu which you just can’t go wrong with, it’s got to be salad. I mean, that bowl of greens is practically a nutrient power house, loaded with vitamins, fibre and antioxidants. Besides, it can fill you up without piling on the calories. What could be healthier than a fresh salad, right? Wrong! Although […]

Asthma is a challenging condition to live with. After all, nobody wants to spend a large part of their lives wheezing, coughing and short of breath. Quality sleep is also elusive for a person whose asthma is out of control. Fortunately, asthma does not have to be your archenemy. Aside from taking your medication as scheduled, certain lifestyle […]