5 Tips For Better Digestion

1. Proper Food combiningThe idea behind proper food combining is that different foods require different enzymes to break them down. These enzymes work at different pH levels in your gut. Therefore, if two foods require different pH levels, the body cannot properly digest both at the same time. This can lead to indigestion, gas, bloating,Continue reading “5 Tips For Better Digestion”

Top 10 Foods To Boost Digestion

BarleyBarley has a very high fibre content – one portion provides nearly half the daily recommended amount. Barley fibre feeds the good bacteria in the gut, helps to maintain a healthy colon and it is great for improving digestion.When selecting barley, choose whole barley or pot barley, rather than pearl barley. The husk, which containsContinue reading “Top 10 Foods To Boost Digestion”

Natural Remedies For Colds And Flu

Here are 8 home remedies that you can try to help alleviate the symptoms of a cold and boost your immune system: 1. HoneyHoney is a powerful natural antiseptic, often used for coughs and sore throats. It also has antibacterial properties which makes it useful for stomach upsets. A good rule to remember is: theContinue reading “Natural Remedies For Colds And Flu”

5 Ways To Stay Healthy This Winter

With the ever-increasing coronavirus cases coupled with the onset of winter, it’s now more important than ever to look after your health and wellbeing.  Here are five tips for staying healthy this winter:1. Exercise OutdoorsThe optimal time for outdoor exercise is in the morning. It could be something as simple as going for a shortContinue reading “5 Ways To Stay Healthy This Winter”

8 Surprising Foods That Help You Sleep

1. CherriesSour cherries are one of the few foods to contain significant amounts of melatonin, a hormone produced naturally by the body that helps control your sleep-wake cycle. Studies show that a glass of sour cherry juice before bedtime can encourage sound sleep and may help tackle insomnia. 2. OatsOats contain a natural sedative whichContinue reading “8 Surprising Foods That Help You Sleep”

7 Tips On Getting The Best Sleep Of Your Life

Sleep is one of the most important components of good health, yet approximately a third of the UK population struggles to get a good night’s sleep. Over the past few decades, both sleep quality and quantity have declined. Around a quarter of the population are getting less than five hours of sleep a night.There areContinue reading “7 Tips On Getting The Best Sleep Of Your Life”

What You Need To Know About Vegetable Oil

I was inspired to write this post after discovering the concerning amount of harmful ingredients in many food items. During my weekly grocery shop, I scanned the ingredient list of numerous items and noticed that they all had certain unhealthy ingredients in common.Did you know that there is vegetable oil in virtually everything! From breadContinue reading “What You Need To Know About Vegetable Oil”

9 Foods To Put On Your Plate This Autumn

Did you know that eating foods in season is actually better for your health? Your body becomes stronger, healthier and happier by consuming fruits and vegetables at the time nature gives them to you.Although we live in a time where fruit and vegetables are available all year round in our supermarkets, your body actually accommodatesContinue reading “9 Foods To Put On Your Plate This Autumn”

Top Ten Immune Boosting Foods

Diet can play a fundamental role in the functioning of the immune system. If your diet is poor, this can compromise your immune system and make you more susceptible to colds, flu and ill health. We need a balanced intake of essential vitamins and minerals to keep our immune systems working properly, to provide protectionContinue reading “Top Ten Immune Boosting Foods”

Coronavirus: How can we protect ourselves?

Hey! I hope you’re all well and in the best state of health, insha’Allah! As we’re all going through a global pandemic, which has lasted almost one year with cases continuing to rise, I thought it would be a good idea to discuss some preventative measures that we can incorporate to help protect ourselves andContinue reading “Coronavirus: How can we protect ourselves?”