Not too long ago I talked about the health benefits of pumpkins. But did you know that their seeds contain many potential health benefits as well? It’s not only pumpkin and spice-flavoured things anymore! Although pumpkin seeds aren’t very large, they’re packed with nutrients. For example, they’re full of zinc. Along with other vitamins, this… Continue reading The health benefits of pumpkin seeds
The leaves are falling from the trees, and there’s wind and rain, but luckily you can also enjoy stews, pumpkin-spiced foodies, and actual pumpkins. I know it’s lovely to carve them for Halloween, but do keep some to eat as they contain lots of health benefits! Pumpkin is low in calories but packed with vitamins.… Continue reading The health benefits of eating pumpkin
Do you ever go for a walk with your colleagues during a meeting or a coffee break? If not, then it’s a good idea to consider doing this from now on. Why? Well, let me tell you why! First of all, a walk is, of course, good for your own health and that of your… Continue reading Why you should go for a walk with your colleagues
Do you and your friends and/or family like to play board games? You mostly do that for the purpose of having fun or spending time together, but did you know that it also provides actual benefits? Let me list them for you! Playing a board game requires utmost concentration and a phone doesn’t help with… Continue reading Playing board games improves your memory and mood
I myself don’t have any siblings, but my friend Wendy has, according to her, two amazing sisters. And she believes sisters don’t get enough recognition nowadays. So, she’s here to tell you why you should love your sister(s) more! Having a sister makes you friendlier, according to science. The research found that having a sister… Continue reading Reasons why you should appreciate your sister(s) more
You may not feel like exercising every day, even I understand that. A thirty-minute walk is, therefore, a great alternative. What the advantages are of that? Well, I’m glad you asked! Taking a walk makes your heart rate rise and ultimately ensures that your heart becomes stronger. Your blood pressure will also drop for this… Continue reading Reasons why walking 30 minutes a day is good for you
Are you planning to go on holiday by car this month or any other month? I think you’ve made a wonderful choice because I too prefer to travel by car. And here’s why (including benefits)! When you go on holiday by car, you often experience a lot more freedom. You don’t have to leave at… Continue reading Reasons why you should always travel by car when going on holiday
Cucumber is perhaps an underrated vegetable. The fact that this green rascal is cheap isn’t the only advantage. Eating (a piece of) cucumber every day is also good for your health! Are you very hot or have you just come back from working out? Then cucumber is ideal to hydrate because it consists of (for… Continue reading Reasons why you should eat cucumber every day
Almost everyone has a favourite book, a book that you might read again and again just like you’d watch a film over and over again. And that’s a good thing! Do you want to know why? Let me tell you the benefits! Reading skills When you read a book for the first time, you often… Continue reading This is why you should reread books
Pineapple is available all year round, yet it’s often eaten in the summer. And there’s also this whole debacle about whether or not it belongs on a pizza. Anyway, these are the health benefits! Immune system Pineapple contains a lot of vitamin C and this vitamin ensures a stronger immune system. In addition, vitamin C… Continue reading Reasons why you should eat pineapple more often!
I received an email not too long ago from a reader who claims Zumba is the perfect workout for everyone. I do know that dancing has lots of benefits, but I’m not that much of an expert. So, let me pass the microphone over to someone who is! Weight loss Does the treadmill or cross-trainer… Continue reading Reasons why Zumba is the perfect workout
Taking a bath helps to relax, but it’s not the only thing it helps with. It also boosts your health. I can hear you wondering: how? Well, these are the health benefits! Brain When you take a bath, your body produces serotonin. This substance ensures a good mood and because of this, you’re better at… Continue reading Reasons why taking a bath is good for your health
Abs workouts only for avid six-pack growers? Not really! It has many (health) benefits that some people simply forget about. Strong abs are also very useful for simple, daily activities, such as these ones! Back pain Many muscles and bones in your body are interconnected. The same is true for abs. Strong abs protect your… Continue reading Why training your abs has huge benefits
Green tea has many health benefits. For example, tea is good for your mental health and lowers your blood pressure. But which benefits does green tea have, specifically? Let me tell you in today’s post! Mental health Drinking green tea is good for your mental health. This would be due to theanine. An amino acid… Continue reading The reasons to drink more green tea
Is a mango healthy? Hell yes! I’ve listed the most powerful health benefits of this fruit for you! Fiber Mangoes consist of 83% water. This type of fruit is good for your gut and keeps your blood sugar level in balance. Eating enough fiber reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, obesity, and high blood pressure.… Continue reading This is why you should eat a mango every day!
Moving to a new place is often nerve-racking, but it also comes with a number of benefits. Which ones? Let me tell you! Gaining skills Moving to a new place gives you the opportunity to develop some new skills. You’re probably used to your old place because you often hang out with the same people.… Continue reading Why moving is actually very good for you!
You either love it or you hate it: sauerkraut. One thing is certain: this vegetable has fantastic health benefits. Which ones? Let me tell you about them! Nutritious Sauerkraut is very nutritious, mainly because it’s fermented. Fermentation is a process in which bacteria, fungi, and yeasts are used to make foodstuffs. This creates the growth… Continue reading The reasons why sauerkraut is good for you!
Coffee breaks at work aren’t only very pleasant, they also have multiple benefits! I hear you thinking, probably the benefit of not having to work. No, that’s not it! Let me tell you which ones instead! Relaxation As much as you love your job, every now and then it’s good to take a break. A… Continue reading Reasons to ask for more coffee breaks at work
Are you often described as lazy? It’s honestly not even that bad! I hear you ask, how’s that? Well, for one, you experience these health benefits! Not as stressed Quality over quantity. The work you do is always of good quality, but your goal isn’t to get as much work done in a day as… Continue reading Described as lazy? It’s actually not that bad!
When the rain comes pouring down, it’s not very tempting to go for a walk. However, this is actually very good for you. Why? Let me tell you why! Fresh air When it rains, the air is a lot cleaner. This is because the raindrops ensure that the aerosols are removed from the atmosphere. The… Continue reading This is why walking in the rain is good for you