We all know that sleep is important but many of us burn the candle at both ends only to suffer later on down the line. Take this questionnaire to identify problems with the quality of your slepp.
It's a fact that activity is built into our genetic makeup. Nowadays we find every opportunity to avoid extra movement. We park as close to entrances as we can get. We take escalators instead of stairs. We sit for prolonged periods at work but the idea of adding some extra movement at the end of a long days sitting horrifies most of us.
‘Detoxing is nonsense,’ says British Dietetic Association spokesperson Rick Miller. ‘It’s a complete fallacy that the body needs to detox. Removal of waste products and toxins is a continuous process and we don’t need to periodically flush them out. The body does a perfectly good job of eliminating any substances on its own.’
Talking of interesting contraptions; the 19th Century corset undergarment seems to be making a comeback in recent years, and with celebrities like the Kardashians using the modern day version to slim their waists, it’s no wonder many women are jumping on this this new magic waist slimming bandwagon. We, however, can’t help but think it is a complete waste of time, money and (limited) breath.