Its that time of year again when the kids are back to school, the days get shorter and colder and flus and colds surface. Maintaining a strong immune system is key to fighting off these ‘bugs’. It is not the virus that ’causes’ your cold, yes it ‘triggers’ it, but a low immune system, due to lack of rest, eating too much sugar and emotional stresses are the contributing factors.
Recently I have tried to cut down on the amount of meat that my family consumes, so I have been experimenting with vegetarian recipes. This is one of my favourites which is enjoyed by all of the family. Other vegetables can be added depending on your preferences.
This bolognese is very versatile it can be used to make spaghetti bolognese, lasagne, shepherds pie or eaten with rice. I have used it to make vegetarian lasagne and vegetarian shepherds pie, both were enjoyed by my family.
Most people think, myself included, that as soon as we get inside our homes we are free from all the day to day pollution of car exhausts, factories, incinerators etc. However I was surprised to learn that our own homes can sometimes be just as polluted as outdoors!
7 Natural Ways To Combat Hayfever And allergies
Its that time of year again when hay fever and allergies are at their highest.
Allergies occur when the body perceives the pollen as a foreign invader, in response the body mounts an attack causing symptoms such as;
Why are cashews so expensive? The following pictures show why..
There are many benefits of barley water including helping prevent formation of kidney stones, water retention in pregnant women and to help treat urinary tract infections. It made even help with reducing cholesterol and aid in clearing toxins from your stomach.
I am a big fan of muffins, especially gooey chocolatey ones! However, I am not happy feeding my family on high sugar sweet treats so I have played around with a regular muffin recipe and found a great healthy alternative.
Recently my son had an infection around the side of his nail on his finger. It was green, and I mean lime green with white pus underneath the skin. The area was very red and swollen too. My son didn’t complain about it until I spotted it.
My 4 year old has had flare ups of eczema on his cheeks for the last few winters. I decided I didn’t want to use steroid creams prescribed by the GP.