Whether inside our body or outside, the cold & flu alike survive better in a colder rather than hot environment. So during winter, more microbes are around for us to catch, while cocooning inside also increases the chances of cross contamination with other people. Once inside our body, not keeping warm enough can also cause them to replicate faster. So remember to dress warmly next time you go out in the cold!
What can I do to protect myself?
Most bacteria and viruses we come in contact with go through our digestive system in order to enter our body. To protect us, our body has its own set of little soldiers Read More
Common eyes problems
The eyes can be sensitive to light, be dry or irritated; they can be watery, be red and feel extremely itchy. These are but a few of the most common symptoms. If you work at a computer for many hours, or if you strain your eyes at work and that often in conditions of unhealthy air and inadequate light. Chances are that you will experience certain discomfort. Wearing contact lenses or their lack of maintenance can also be at fault. Eye problems are sometimes warning signs of underlying health problems, such as diabetes, allergies, liver problems or the beginning of infections.
Diet greatly influences eye health. A Read More
Ever wondered if there are other ways to boost your vision and eye health besides carrots? No matter your age, there are plenty of ways we can support the health of our eyes naturally with a few certain foods and nutrients!
Blueberries are antioxidant powerhouses, and one of the best things we can focus on for the health of our eyes — pun intended — are antioxidants! Blueberries can help halt the loss of vision and their bioflavonoid content strengthens collagen structure in the eyes by preventing free radical damage. Throw a handful in your morning smoothie for a healthy dose of these flavourful berries!
Bilberry, a relative of blueberry, contains Read More