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Just How Important is Getting Your 5 A Day?
Just How Important is Getting Your 5 A Day?

Every week seems to bring the latest health fad, the must-try diet, and the gizmo that promises to shed inches off your waistline. There's no denying that leading a healthy lifestyle is beneficial for many reasons, but it can often be hard to ensure the plan or diet you're following is one that truly has your best interests at heart. However, with the UK Government and supermarkets countrywide backing it, few people can claim not to have heard about the...

Natural fixes for joint pain and arthritis
Natural fixes for joint pain and arthritis

There are a lot of herbs and spices that have anti-inflammatory properties that can help with arthritis and joint discomfort. Herbs for arthritis relief Aloe vera: This succulent perennial plant is a natural joint healer. There are over 250 species of aloe, but only five of them have any nutritional value. Aloe vera is loaded with vitamins A, B, C and E. These vitamins are anti-inflammatory as well as strong antioxidants. It also contains bradykinin, salicylate, and other natural steroids...

The Great British Marathons
The Great British Marathons

How many people do you suppose have 'running a marathon' on their bucket list? As the pinnacle of sporting achievements for a runner, a marathon requires grit, dedicated training and sheer guts to complete. Favourites on the Great British marathon circuit are, of course, the London Marathon, the Wales Marathon, and the Loch Ness Marathon - although these are not the only races taking place in Britain every year. In fact it is possible to pretty much run your way...

Top Apps to keep a Healthy Lifestyle
Top Apps to keep a Healthy Lifestyle

Nowadays it can often be a colossal effort trying to see your GP. Whether it's having to wait weeks for an appointment or having to sit in the surgery waiting for someone to miss their allotted time, sometimes it's just not practical or feasible to see you GP when you feel ill. This is especially true when your away from home either working or on holiday. Whether home or away, if you're feeling under the weather and don't fancy waiting...

Manly Tea
Manly Tea

The Manly Tea was inspired by men everywhere and created by author and Ghost CEO, Christopher Flett. This black tea and St. John's Wort blend is the perfect tea for men growing a moustache during the month of Movember. Three dollars from the sale of each 50 g bag and $5 from the sale of each 100 g bag of tea will be donated to Prostate Cancer research in Canada. The Manly Tea, consists of organic black tea, organic tulsi,...

6 Health Benefits of Licorice Root
6 Health Benefits of Licorice Root

For over 5000 years, Licorice Root tea has been used as an remedy for numerous ailments. Originating from the Mediterranean and the Middle East, it was also widely used by China being called the 'Great Detoxifier' and in India within the Ayurvedic system. Some call it the 'Grandfather of Herbs'. Depression Licorice Root contains Glycyrrhizin, which can help with depression and nervousness. Glycyrrhizin aids in the function of the adrenal glands, which in turn controls stress hormones like cortisol. Glycyrrhizin...