Calorie Data on Menus: Why Reading the Labels is Significant

Each time you grab a food packet and turn it around, you’d find a comprehensive listing of the calories, carbohydrates, vitamins, and nutrients in the food you’re buying. It’s actually legally required by the Australian government so that you’ll be properly informed and protected. Unless you read the labels of course, all this information will mean absolutely nothing. Even worse is if you do read but fail to fully comprehend its meaning. With this write-up, you should be able to read and understand the significance of menu labels and how they…

What’s the Difference Between Sprain and Strain?

Have you ever experienced having twisted your ankle? Or injuring your thumb because you used your hands to break your fall? Have you suffered from a painful muscle in your thigh or legs after running several miles? Have you felt a sore muscle in your arms after lifting a heavy object several times? These pains are caused by sprains and strains but, which one is a sprain and which one is a strain? How do they differ from each other? Distinguishing Between A Sprain and A Strain Many people think that…

Spring-Clean Your Home and Prevent Hay Fever from Coming In

Do you find yourself constantly sneezing at home? Do you get watery eyes and a runny nose often? Don’t worry – there’s no need to run to the nearest hospital just yet. The fact is that spring in Australia can easily trigger allergies and make it harder for you to do day-to-day tasks – even in the comfort of your own home. It’s a good thing there are ways to minimise this problem. Here’s how to clean your home to limit hay fever. Close the Windows and Wear a Mask Allergens…

Exercise Slows Down Aging: Know the Truths Behind

You can slather on all the anti-ageing essentials but bear in mind that the secret to staying young is by leading a healthy lifestyle. A healthy and balanced diet, adequate sleep, and exercise are the key factors for ageing gracefully. If you enjoy good health, you already know how exercise plays a vital role in maintaining an active and healthy body as you grow older. Let’s take a look at how exercise assists the body through ageing. We will also enumerate some of the effective workouts that slow down the…

Home Air Purifying Devices – Improving Indoor Air Quality for Better Health

Air pollution has become a major environmental health hazard in recent years. According to WHO, millions of deaths across the globe are caused by air pollution that contributes to the overall poor air quality. The COVID-19 global pandemic crisis only worsened our fears about the air that we breathe not only when we’re outdoors, but has spurred concerns over indoor air quality, too. Even when most of us are still on lockdown, we are looking for ways and products that will help mitigate the spread of the virus and promote…

Apple Cider Vinegar: The Miracle Drink For Weight Loss and More

Apple cider vinegar has been known as an effective natural remedy for many health issues since ancient times. Hippocrates, the patron of medical practitioners, used it to heal people. This drink has become a craze, especially for women who want to lose weight. They believe that one or two tablespoons a day of apple cider vinegar is enough to help them shed off their extra fats and acquire a shapely and slim body. What Is Apple Cider Vinegar? Apple cider vinegar is made from the juice of crushed apple and…

Winter Is Coming: Vitamins to Help You Stay Healthy & Boost Your Energy Levels

Given the shorter days and colder weather, it can be extra difficult to stay healthy and maintain your energy levels during winter. Exercise is often replaced with cosy nights spent wrapped in a blanket on the couch and we don’t get to spend as much time outdoors, which means we become short on vitamin D. Then, there’s also the fact that most of our favourite fruit and vegetables are no longer available to us. So, our healthy eating habits can often fall by the wayside in the winter. And all…

Calisthenics Bodyweight Training – How to Build a Strong Core

What is calisthenics training? Calisthenics is a bodyweight regimen that was first popularised in Eastern Europe. Since then it has made its way all over the world, infatuating millions. It attracts people of diverse physical ability, from total beginners to professional athletes. Calisthenics takes elements of traditional bodyweight training and integrates them with elements of gymnastics and other related disciplines. The result is a comprehensive type of bodyweight training with its own unique flavour. The sport uses altered gymnastics apparatuses such as the high bar and parallel bars, as well…