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Shock, horror! Going on vacation IS good for your health

Shock, horror! Going on vacation IS good for your health

It’s official! Going on vacation is good for your health. In a recent study conducted by tour operator Kuoni and Nuffield Health (the UK’s largest healthcare  charity), it was revealed that the benefits of getting away for a week or two last months! Tests showed going on vacation improves sleep, cuts blood pressure and aids weight loss. Experts are encouraging workers to take their full vaca... »

The Three F Words of Christmas

Health and Christmas – not always two words that go together. Yet, for this Holiday season, they can! And to help you with this, let’s look at three of the stumbling blocks that often hold us back from this aspiration of a healthy Christmas: the 3 F word – Food, Family and Fun. Health, as you know isn’t all in your body. In fact, health starts in your mind – and if you can keep your mind on ... »

Day 8: Party On with This Natural Remedy

We’re back with our Countdown to Christmas with a fun pampering treat. Get Christmas party-ready with a relaxing homemade honey, sugar and yogurt body scrub, which moisturises, soothes and tones. What you’ll need: 1 tablespoon sugar ¼ teaspoon dark organic honey 1 tablespoon of plain unflavored yogurt Simply mix all the ingredients in a bowl to make a smooth paste, before gently scrubbing the body... »

Day 7: Burst into Song!

Welcome back to our Christmas countdown here on the NaturalCures blog. It’s now day 7 and we hope you’ve found time to try out a tip or two so far. As ever, we’d love to hear from you, so do let us know how you’re getting on with our relaxation and wellbeing tips by commenting on our Facebook page: http://facebook.com/naturalcures One of NaturalCures.com’s writers de-stresses in the mornings by re... »

Happy Holiday Season Hair

We have once again reached the holiday season – that time to give thanks, gifts and eat, eat, eat. With all of the entertaining we plan to do for the next couple of months, I have put together a simple guide of your favorite meals that you are sure to encounter and how they will benefit your goal of healthy hair growth. Let’s start with my favorite type of meal, pie – Sweet potato pie ... »

Day 3: Do Something Fun

Welcome back to our fun NaturalCures Advent calendar, which brings you a pampering, relaxation or lifestyle tip each day to help you enjoy all that the festive season has to offer. After the exercise we recommended yesterday, you may be in need of a spot of relaxation? Today we have the perfect solution to a stress-free Christmas: do something fun. Taking your mind off your busy schedule for an ho... »

Giving Thanks is Natural at This Time of Year

It’s finally Thanksgiving (today, Thursday, November 22nd) – a chance to enjoy time with family and friends, as well as a delicious home cooked meal. Let’s not forget the very meaning of the day though – to give thanks. Be aware, however, that doing so doesn’t always have to involve a huge, high-calorie overindulgent meal. Here, we’ve put together a handy guide to a healthy, natural Thanksgi... »

Pumpkins – The Trick is to Treat Yourself to this Natural Cure!

Pumpkins are in abundance at this time of year – and not just as Jack O’ Lanterns, making the front porch look pretty to celebrate Halloween. These beautiful looking fruits are called gourds and belong to the squash family of plants, native to North America. Their wonderful, rich orange colour is enough to make us feel better and of course, their flesh makes a delicious pumpkin pie – a favourite o... »

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