Unless we have a specific reason to do so, many of us donâ€™t think too much about the health of our kidneys. Â After all, if weâ€™re in good health, then we can just assume that theyâ€™re happy enough getting on with the job ofâ€¦ofâ€¦ actually, what do kidneys do exactly? Â
We know they filter stuff out, but what? Â And how? More importantly, how can we help them to do it better and more efficiently? Â
Bean There, Done That
Well, kidneys are incredibly sophisticated things. Â Bean-shaped and around the size of an adult fist, our kidneys play a vital role in keeping us healthy. Â Â
Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 20, 2018 7:00 am
Thereâ€™s a new generation of smoothies out there, and theyâ€™re just waiting to be discovered. Â Whatâ€™s awesome about them is that instead of relying on milk or yogurt for the liquid factor, these amazing smoothies contain water. Â So just make sure you use antioxidant-rich, hydrogen-packed Tyent Water for the ultimate health boost!
Pack Some Energy Into Your Smoothie!
Whatâ€™s fantastic about this is that you get even more goodness in every glass! Â The vitamins and minerals from the fruit, seeds, nuts and vegetables combine with the energy-and-immune-boosting properties of Tyent Water to make ultra-delicious and nutritious smoothies! Â
Weâ€™ve rounded up three fantastic recipes to make life that little bit …
Something else has been identified as a potential health hazard in our water. Â To add to the cocktail of potential contaminants that flow out of taps across America, salt has recently been identified as the latest water worry. Â
How Our Soil Gets Salty
Increased use of road salt is a major cause, as is mining, fossil-fuel production and the use of some fertilizers. Â The salt seeps into the ground where excessive sodium dislodges the stable soil minerals such as calcium and potassium, changing the composition of the soil itself.
Of course, whatever is in the soil will end up seeping through to our water supply. Â The salty water eventually trickles through the layers of …
Posted by: Rhona Reid On December 13, 2017 3:50 pm
Detox is for January.Â We will reach those cold, post-Christmas days soon enough.Â Our glittery Christmas dress hung away, its sparkle dimmed at the back of the closet and the freezer filled with little vacuum packs of turkey.
But for now, the buzzword is Pretox.
Prepare Your Body
From now until the start of the Christmas frenzy is the perfect time to prepare your body for the onslaught of less sleep, more socializing, rich food and higher levels of alcohol than you perhaps usually consume.
In order to feel strong and healthy over the holidays, so that youâ€™re always up for more festive fun, follow our five-point Pretox checklist!
Itâ€™s entrenched in our learning from a young age – work hard. Â If you want to succeed, put the hours in. Slog away. Â
But we need to rethink that a little. Â Your brain isnâ€™t a machine. Â Itâ€™s a brilliant, complex, organic organ. Rather than flog it like a mule, to get the best out of your brain, you need to treat like a thoroughbred racehorse. Â
Weâ€™ve “brainstormed” five ways to improve your brainâ€™s performance by just making a few tweaks to your lifestyle.
Work smarter, not harder. Â Research shows that the brain responds most favorably to working intensively for 60 minutes followed by 10 minutes resting time. Â Itâ€™s known as
Posted by: Rhona Reid On September 26, 2017 7:01 pm
Jessica DeLuise is big on achievement. Â Physician assistant. Â Author. Â TV host. Â Businesswoman. Â Food expert. Â All of these areas of expertise work symbiotically for a holistic approach to living and eating well.Â Â
Learn From the Best!
If you have even the slightest interest in how what we choose to eat and drink impacts on our health, then Jessicaâ€™s YouTube channel is essential watching! Â What is “Greens Powder?”Â How should I use it? Â Is one type of salt a healthier choice than the next? Â Jessica covers so much in her tutorials, and you come away from watching with a whole new resolution to treat your body better!
If you answered yes to any of these questions (and even if you didnâ€™t!), did you know that a water ionizer in the kitchen is perfect for food lovers?
Â A Raw Deal?
Letâ€™s start with the raw ingredients.Â Organic food is free of herbicides and pesticides, but it costs more to produce and so the price of buying organic tends to be higher.Â So you buy regular produce …
We all need to drink around 2 liters of water every day to stay properly hydrated.Â That still applies to anyone with a sedentary lifestyle or sitting at a desk job.Â But sometimes, our bodies need more.
A Thirst for Fitness!Â
If you play sports, take an exercise class, go hiking or enjoy any of the fantastic fitness opportunities available to most of us — you need to increase the amount of water you drink.
To be fair, thatâ€™s common knowledge.Â After all, our bodies tell us that weâ€™re thirsty, so we sip some water.Â But why?Â What happens inside our body that means we should drink more?Â …