In less than a week from now so many Muslims all over the world will be observing fasts for a whole month. But are they aware of the benefits and would they like to know how they can maximise the health benefits throughout the month of Ramadan. Now this post is not only directed towards those who are fasting in Ramadan, so please do read on because you can always start a one month intermittent fasting regime to see what benefits it can bring to your health. Fasting has many health benefits and recently intermittent fasting has become a lifestyle adjustment for a lot of health enthusiasts out there. Intermittent fasting is where you skip breakfast and have lunch as your first meal. This means keeping roughly a 15 hour fast each day. Benefits of this lifestyle are from weight loss to disease reversal. Continue reading “The Ramadan Health Challenge” »
Omega-3 and 6 are essential fats, they are not produced by our bodies and therefore need to be consumed as part of a healthy diet. Both Omega-3 and 6 are needed for normal growth, proper brain function and development. Continue reading “Omega-3 and Omega-6 – The Right Balanace For a Healthy Lifestyle” »
You may not be aware that inflammation is a part of the body’s defence system (immune system) that protects the body when attacked by bacteria or injured with open wounds. Inflammation is a way for the body to protect itself from anything harmful. That is something very important to remember.
Factors causing inflammation
Well, there are many factors that can cause inflammation, like mentioned above external injuries like cuts or bacteria, viruses or fungi and chemicals. There are also many diseases or illnesses that cause inflammation like bronchitis or dermatitis. Continue reading “Inflammation” »