If you’re interested in taking a more natural approach to better health and keen to get someone who will consider the whole picture – taking into account your diet, medical conditions and lifestyle – think about making an appointment to see a naturopath.
Just make sure you check their qualifications and experience so you know that you are getting good quality advice.
If you are looking for more reasons for booking a massage, other than ‘because it feels great’, look no further. Let’s face it, massage can make you a much happier person…but here are nine rock solid benefits of regular massage that make a compelling argument to book in for one soon!
A few short years ago we used soap to wash our hands. Then the "anti-bacterial" craze caught on and before you know it we have anti-bacterial cloths, soap, toothpaste, dishwashing liquid etc. We then became indoctrinated with the anti-bug media swirl and viola - parents triple cleaned their floors, stopped children rolling around on the lawn and dished out the sanitiser every few minutes.
All of sudden that increased influx of microbes that build that fantastic 'gut flora' that protects us from the 'bag guys' wasn't as strong as it needed to be.
Eating healthy isn’t always easy, but committing to a healthy diet can be one of the smartest decisions you ever make. Why? Not only can eating well make you look and feel better, it can also save you money on future health costs.
The foods that you eat provide the potential energy, or fuel, that your body needs in three forms: carbohydrate, fat and protein. Consuming enough calories, or fuel, each day is the key if you want to perform well in practice and in games.
On the whole, your immune system does a remarkable job of defending you against disease-causing microorganisms. But sometimes it fails: A germ invades successfully and makes you sick. Is it possible to intervene in this process and make your immune system stronger? What if you improve your diet? Take certain vitamins or herbal preparations? Make other lifestyle changes in the hope of producing a near-perfect immune response?