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colds and flu

Defences faltering? - 5 Warning signs that your body’s defences are down
Healthy Lifestyle
April 7, 2021

5 Warning signs that your body’s defences are down

As we trade our t-shirts for sweaters and our shades for scarfs, we are all bracing for another chilly winter. You may also be reaching for those vitamins and smoothies to boost your immunity. Say yes to cosy evenings. Say no to colds and flu. However, while we are all informed that we need to ‘boost our immune system’ and ‘get vaccinated’, each person is different. How do you even know if your immune system needs a boost? Can you measure how strong your body’s defences are? Some of us may have such a weak immunity that we are constantly…
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Healthy LifestyleHygiene
September 29, 2015

One simple habit that prevents deadly disease

If you read our articles regularly then we're pretty sure that you wash your hands! It may be a simple habit, but it's extremely important to keep disease at bay. Washing your hands is your first line of protection when it comes to health. Here’s why we bring it up so often: The science behind hand washing Germs – bacteria and viruses – are geniuses when it comes to spreading disease. Remember, their only job is to live and to make more of themselves, and they do that by spreading from person to person! But getting from a toilet seat,…
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