all love the sound of 'healthy'
chocolate and we know there
can be some benefit to eating
a small amount of dark, cocoa
rich chocolate each day but what
about a real healthy alternative?
Look no further than Choco-Vit,
a delicious bar packed with vitamins,
essential minerals and anti-oxidants
that health conscious people can
eat every day.
Each one contains 500mg acai berries
known as the Brazilian super fruit
and you can eat up to 3 of the
small bars a day.
At around £15 for 30 small chocolate
blocks (stocked at Health Rack)
we think you might want to add
these to your shopping list!
many women the misery of
bacterial urinary infections is
part of their daily life. Whilst
severe infections need to be dealt
with immediately with antibiotics
such as Cefalex, many women suffer
with low grade persistent infections
or symptoms and are often taking
far more low-dose tablets than
they would like.
However there does seem to be
significant evidence that drinking
cranberry extracts really can
help to prevent and lessen symptoms
with fewer recurrences.
Whilst a trip to the GP is definitely
recommended if and when you feel
the symptoms, between occurrences
you should aim to drink around
200ml of juice each day or take
a high dose cranberry extract
Constant water infections can
really drag you down so never
ignore them - work with your GP
to manage them and get their advice
on the benefits of cranberry juice.
all wonder how the celebrities
manage to keep their slim
figures and look so fabulous in
all those red carpet frocks -
well maybe we can all grab a piece
of the action with the book Celebrity
Body on a Budget (Price World
It's an easy to follow beginners
guide to achieving the well toned,
svelte figure we all crave.
Written by fitness expert Comel
Chin it includes handy hints on
fitting exercise into your regular
daily routine and includes starting
point fitness level tests.
With clients such as Leonardo
de Caprio, Comel Chins advice
is just as relevant to men as
it is for women.
of us take up yoga as a
way of relaxation and keeping
supple but research shows that
it can have many more health benefits.
It's been shown to lower blood
sugar, reducing the risk of diabetes
and can also help to keep your
heart healthy. People with carpol
tunnel syndrome have also found
it helpful and it's considered
extremely beneficial for those
with anxiety problems or depression
The deep breathing required can
aid asthma sufferers and those
with mild circulation problems
can benefit too. Be wary of the
more demanding styles of yoga
as incorrect postures can cause
injury or exacerbate an existing
Go for the slow hatha yoga classes
which will allow you to progress
smoothly. (If you want to find
a local class try the British
Wheel of Yoga).