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Water! How much do we really need?

by Annmarie, on 29 December 2015, Food & Drink Health Benefits
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We are constantly being told to drink more water to stay healthy, but how much do you really need to drink and why?

The importance of water

Roughly 70 percent of an adult’s body is made up of water and all the major systems in your body depend on water, including your brain, lungs, blood, skin and muscles. It helps to convert food into energy and helps the body to absorb essential nutrients, so it’s no wonder a person cannot survive more than a few days without it. Continue reading >

Your contact lenses may be causing your dry eyes

by Toni Lennox, on 23 December 2015, Eye health, Eyes
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Nearly 4 million people in the UK wear contact lenses, enjoying the benefits of clearer vision without having to wear frames.

However, more and more people experience irritated, dry eyes when wearing contact lenses which can be quite painful. Learn why contacts can dry eyes out and what natural remedies there are for you.
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The amazing skincare benefits of comfrey revealed

by Toni Lennox, on 18 December 2015, Beauty, Herbal Remedies, Skin care
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Wrinkles are a natural part of aging, but for those who would prefer to slow the clock a little, the answer to your anti-aging skin care problems could be found in the garden.

Scientists have recently discovered that a compound found in the common comfrey plant can help to keep skin youthful and less susceptible to the formation of wrinkles.
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Irritated, dry eyes? Your computer may be the culprit!

by Toni Lennox, on 17 December 2015, Eye health
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For some, dry eyes are almost a daily occurrence due to how much time we spend looking at computer screens.

In a digital world, it is easy to forget that you are inflicting damage on your vision, but, the good news is that there are a few simple things you can do to keep your eyes protected whilst looking at computer screens.

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Natural ways to minimise wrinkles around your mouth

by Toni Lennox, on 15 December 2015, Beauty, Skin care
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As we age the chance of developing new and deepening existing wrinkles grows ever higher, especially for the fine lines around our mouth. So, short of time-travelling or searching for the fountain of youth what can help to reduce the signs of ageing around the lips?
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