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How to relieve tired and puffy eyes

  • 01 Aug, 2018
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Puffy eyes are often attributed to tiredness but this isn't always the case. Our eyes are very sensitive, not only to light but to our diet and lifestyle. Here are some effective remedies for relieving tired and puffy looking eyes.SleepSleep This one is a no-brainer. Puffy eyes can be the result of a lack of good quality sleep. If this is the case, you may want to change your bedroom routine. Try swapping your screen for a book an hour before...

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Stop living a sedentary lifestyle - here's how!

  • 24 Jul, 2018
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A sedentary lifestyle is one of the cruxes of modern living. For many, a busy work or personal life leaves little time for exercise. But breaking this habit and moving more isn't as difficult as you might think.The weekly recommendation for adults is 150 minutes of exercise a week. This equates to approximately 20 minutes of exercise a day. However, this doesn't mean that you need a gym membership or fitness equipment to achieve an effective ...

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How to have a better breakfast

  • 18 Jul, 2018
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Breakfast is the most important meal of day. Your body has rested for 8 hours and it's time to refuel. As you might expect, it's important that you pack in enough energy and nutrients to keep you going until your lunch - which could be 6 to 7 hours away from the moment you wake up.Here are some suggestions for quick and easy breakfasts that keep you feeling fuller for longer and taste great.1. Porridge (Oats) with fruits and seedsWhole porrid...

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5 athletes you didn't know have asthma

  • 05 Jul, 2018
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Asthma doesn't have to prevent a healthy lifestyle and, in fact, regular exercise can help manage asthma symptoms. A healthy workout can help: Improve lung strength Boost the immune system Support weight loss   Asthma is not the debilitating disease that it is often portrayed as, and it certainly didn't stop these famous athletes from achieving their dreams.Paula RadcliffeDiagnosed at the age of 14 with an exercise-induced asthma...

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Staying active with asthma

  • 02 Jul, 2018
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What do Paula Radcliffe, David Beckham and Justine Henin have in common? They all have asthma. In a study published in the BMJ in 2012, it was found that 21 percent of the 2004 British Olympic team were asthmatic. Many people believe that having asthma means they cannot engage in sports, but multiple studies have proven this to not be the case.Despite popular belief, exercise is good for asthmatics and can even improve their health. In fact, ...

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