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Mindfulness Eating: benefits, tips and exercises

Mindfulness Eating Benefits

Guest post by Laura-Lee ♥ Mindfulness Eating: Meditation for Meal Time So much positive media has been directed at mindfulness eating lately, there’s little doubt you’ve heard something about the benefits of it. But did you realize that bringing acute awareness to mealtime is all but replacing the notion of “dieting”? Thank goodness for that! Where other fitness trends fail, mindful eating succeeds. As the study results pour in, mindful eating exercises are proving to be a truly tangible, measurable, way to live a healthier, happier lifestyle — longterm. Fad diets are on their way out, mindfulness eating is in. Mindfulness Eating Benefits Make healthier food choices.Enjoy food and meal...

Health benefits of a Vegan diet

Health benefits of a Vegan diet

Special contribution by Jackie The number of Vegans has increased 360% in the last ten years, so one can imagine just how many people all around the world are turning towards Veganism for reasons related to both health and ethical issues. While being Vegan is a great way to boost your intake of vitamins, rid your body of harmful toxins, and even lose weight, the health benefits of a Vegan diet go far beyond just looking and feeling a little bit better. ⇻ read: Why Vegan? Not sure if you should go Vegan? Healthlabs.com has created a series of tests to check your food allergies, deficiencies and general wellness that we all should...

Get rid of toxins: 7-day Vegan detox meal plan

7 day Vegan detox meal plan

Guest post by Helen Do you want to eat healthier for a week and easily get rid of toxins? Here is a 7 day Vegan detox meal plan you’ll love Toxins have a way of staying in our systems for a long time and the only way to get rid of them is through efficient detox diets. There are a lot of such diets advertised everywhere that you’d get dizzy trying to count them, but one thing’s for sure – vegetables are good for you! One of the most efficient ways to get rid of dangerous toxins in your system is to try eating vegetable-based meals for at least a...

Relaxation and meditation: health benefits

Relaxation and Meditation: Health Benefits

Guest post by Uma Here’s all you need to know if you want to learn more about meditation: it’s health benefits, its advantages, and how you can make the most out of this ancient relaxation practice to achieve a state of mindfulness. We live in a world filled with constant activity. From work to balancing family life, it can be difficult to find time to relax and unwind. All of that go-go-go can lead to major stress. While stress can be good for the body and the mind, if it’s experienced in high levels over a long period of time, it can wreck havoc on our overall health and well-being....

Heal your body with Vegan “bone” broth

Heal Your Body With Vegan Bone Broth

Special contribution by Jackie Here’s how to create a nutrient-dense, plant-based Vegan “bone” broth to promote healthy blood pressure, and support overall wellness. Did you know that embracing a Vegan diet can cause 500 of your genes to change (for the better) within three months of making the switch? Elizabeth Blackburn, a Nobel Prize winner, found that this can “prevent disease [by] turning off genes that cause cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses.” Even when nutrient-dense recipes that are not plant-based appear tempting, it’s always best to find a Vegan alternative. One relatively new health trend is the use of bone broth as part of one’s wellness routine. As described on Prevention.com,...

5 Simple tips to boost health and immunity (Science-Based)

5 Simple Tips to Boost Health and Immunity

Guest Post by Alex We could all agree that being ill sucks, right? Even something as benign as a common cold can spoil the mood, leaving us housebound. If only we could be fit and healthy all the time! Well, here’s the good news: Just incorporate some good habits (and ditch the bad ones) and they will probably help you ward off the majority of common health issues. Sounds too good to be true? Honestly, some may have a hard time embracing these habits. But if you are reading this blog, you probably are already health-conscious and care about your wellbeing. These 5 simple tips should help to boost your...

3 easy ways to incorporate Turmeric into your life

3 easy ways to incorporate Turmeric into your life

Hello my beautiful friends! Finding plants which grow naturally in our world and discovering their incredible healing properties, is truly thrilling, not only for us Vegans, wouldn’t you agree? Our favorite exotic spice right now is turmeric. If you are not from Southeast Asia, you may not have grown up hearing about or using turmeric. Or you may have noticed this striking spice both for its color and scent but not known what to do with it. Turmeric is actually the name of the plant whose underground stalks contain the edible ingredient of curcumin. Its various healing properties date back as far as the Middle Ages. This humble and vibrantly...

Top 5 essential oils for Winter

Top 5 essential oils for Winter

Hello my beautiful friends! Today I want to talk more in depth about those essential oils that will help you to survive Winter without any of those “seasonal ills” like the cold, fever, flu and even S.A.D. aka the Winter Blues. I’ve been using essential oils for quite a few years now to fight off and soothe such ills – if you want to know which oils to use, just keep reading! My Top 5 essential oils for Winter Essential oils are very useful when it comes to soothe and even protect you from winter ailments such as colds, sore throats, coughs, sinusitis. How do they do it? Some essential...

5 amazing benefits of Himalayan Salt Lamps

5 amazing benefits of Himalayan Salt Lamps

We’ve just resurfaced from a short but noticeable internet downtime due to moving (yes, once again! We’re becoming pros). As we walked around our new home among unpacked boxes and well, the usual mayhem that follows a move, one of the first few things that we took out of its box and placed carefully was our beloved Himalayan Salt Lamp. Not the most useful thing in a new, empty house you might think? Well, you could be wrong, and this is the perfect opportunity to tell you why, and how a Salt Light can improve your life & home, too. What are Salt Lamps Salt lamps are not simply decorative...