We are giving away one wonderful Dyson DC58 Animal Vacuum valued at $349! Simply take a photo of your pet dressed in their Christmas costume and post it to our Facebook page to go into the draw to win....
Probiotics perform a wide range of functions important for maintaining good health. They can be particularly helpful in supporting digestive health. Probiotic supplements can be taken preventatively and are also often used to treat gastrointestinal problems.
So how do you know if you might benefit from a probiotic supplement? Signs of intestinal imbalance include bloating, flatulence, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, constipation and fungal overgrowth. Let’s take a closer look at the benefits of probiotics and which conditions probiotics might be effective at helping treat.
PROBIOTICS AND CONSTIPATION
Constipation can be commonly treated with probiotics. Probiotics are specifically helpful in situations where constipation is caused by the improper or incomplete digestion of food. Such constipation is usually the result of imbalances in intestinal flora, and a probiotic supplement...
Did you know that what we eat can help our brains to function properly? Here are our top 10 foods to include in the diet to support a healthy mind:
Blueberries – Blueberries contain antioxidants. Add a handful to your breakfast for a morning brain boost.
Fish – Fatty fish are a superior source of omega-3 essential fatty acids, which are important for healthy brain function. In fact, the brain is naturally rich in omega-3, particularly docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). To support cognitive function and memory, it’s recommended to eat fish two to three times a week and, or take a fish oil supplement.
Rosemary ‐ Researchers have found that even just the scent of rosemary can improve brain performance.
Avocado – Avocados are rich in healthy unsaturated fats including omega-3 which...
Dry Shampoo. An absolute lifesaver.
But did you know there's a RIGHT way to apply it? If not, read on, because these 5 simple steps well help you become a professional.
ONE: Spray the Hairline
Starting with dry, dirty hair, begin by spraying your hairline around the face, ensuring that you've got a couple of inches between the tip of the dry shampoo can and your face. Plus, you're not depositing too much product—a couple of seconds should cover your entire hairline.
TWO: Separate the hair into sections
To give your hair an all-over, shower-fresh feel, you must divide and conquer by parting the hair into sections. The key is to let your pointer finger be your guide by aligning it with your ear, then separating your hair into the back and front parts.
THREE: Don't skip...
The research into the importance of B Vitamins for dealing with stress is well documented. One study coming out of Swinburne University in Melbourne found that participants taking a Vitamin B-Complex supplement reported a 20% reduction in work related stress. This is in contrast to the control group in the study, who were given a placebo and reported no significant change in stress levels.
Vitamin B is not one vitamin, rather it is a group of vitamins that can help support our bodies during stressful times. Let’s look at each of the B Vitamins that can help support your body during stressful times, and why each is important.
VITAMIN B1: THIAMINE
Foods rich in thiamine include fish, nuts, seeds and green peas.
Thiamine is needed for:
Maintaining nerve health