Category: Health Tips

Package Free Shopping At Pick N Pay Constantia in Cape Town!

I recently visited the Constantia Pick n Pay in Cape Town after I had heard that they have set up a small package free station in the shop. As I got there, (the shop being sooo big) I looked around and initially could not see it. Immediately my heart sank and I thought “ahh they […]

4 Simple But Effective, Often Overlooked Ways To Keep Fit In 2020

Is getting fit(ter) one of your resolutions this year? Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get in shape or lose weight? You aren’t alone, about 36% of people made a similar resolution this year.  We are over a month into the new year, and this is when people start to become discouraged. It can […]

The Fit Five! 5 Best Ways To Treat Your Nagging Workout Injury

Exercising is one of the best ways for a person to stay healthy, both mentally and physically. When you live in a sunny state like Arizona for example, you can even do your workouts any day outside. There’s nothing better than feeling that rush of adrenaline and endorphins that you get from a good workout. […]

Fancy Fragrances And Perfumes, Are They Really Safe For Our Skin And Bodies?

In researching and writing the previous article about parabens, I came across an article titled ‘Fragrance compounds: The wolves in sheep’s clothing’ by Patel S published in the Medical Hypothesis Journal in May 2017. I would refer everyone directly to the article, but we’re all lazy AF and it has got a bunch of medical […]

Parabens: The Dangers Of Cosmetics

‘If you wouldn’t eat it, don’t put it on your skin.’ Maybe this does not make sense entirely, because I have some natural soap bars that I am not looking at going, ‘Mmmmm, supper time’ – but you get the point. Our skin is our largest organ and we don’t fully appreciate the transdermal absorbency […]

Understanding Vegan Supplements: What You Must Know Before You Buy

If you’ve recently decided to go vegan (or even if you’ve been plant-based for years), well-meaning friends, family, and often strangers will tend to talk to you about nutrition. One of the common misconceptions about veganism and vegetarianism is that individuals who choose not to consume meat and dairy aren’t getting everything they need from […]

Does Exposure Therapy Work For Treating Binge Eating Disorder?

Binge eating disorder (BED), although not as well-understood as other disorders like anorexia nervosa, is one of the most common eating disorder subtypes in the United States. According to the National Eating Disorder Association, BED is three times more common than anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa combined. Defined as a compulsion to engage in binge […]

Bulimia Nervosa’s Effect On The Teeth And What To Do About It

People with bulimia nervosa, even adolescents and young adults, often develop dental problems that can cause cosmetic damage as well as more serious medical complications. Without care at something like a comprehensive eating disorder treatment center, these dental issues can easily worsen – along with the many other complications caused by bulimia nervosa. The good […]