Articles tagged with 'Cardiovascular health' | Lifeplus Ltd Europe

Lifeplus Wellness (Cardiovascular health)

2024
April
17,
2024
| 16:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
This is how laughter affects our body“A day without laughter is a day wasted,” Charlie Chaplin once said. And he isn’t the only one to think this. Dr Lee S. Berk of the Loma Linda University School of Allied Health Professions, and
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April
17,
2024
| 12:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Healthy living as a vegetarianMore and more people are opting for a vegetarian diet. Vegetarians don’t eat meat and fish — and in some cases, they avoid other animal products as well. Many vegetarians want to make their diet healthy and
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April
12,
2024
| 15:30 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In life, there is little within our control but for one thing: our breath. Enveloping the very definition of life, the breath sustains, nurtures, cleanses, and heals both the body and mind, making mindful awareness of it a valuable technique for
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April
11,
2024
| 15:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
We’ve all got our own ideas of what a superfood is – many would argue that chocolate, for example, is a ‘super’ food, thanks to its delicious, morish flavor.
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March
20,
2024
| 12:49 PM Europe/Amsterdam
How can developing mindfulness support positive mental health?Positive mental health is determined by a variety of factors and while it’s impossible to control everything that happens around us, developing mindfulness can be a strong step in the
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January
12,
2024
| 18:39 PM Europe/Amsterdam
From better nutrition to improved mental and physical health, the benefits of growing your own food are plentiful. Whether you are growing a small pot of kitchen herbs or an allotment full of fresh fruits and vegetables, you’re doing good for both
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January
10,
2024
| 18:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
From snuggling up after a long day to enjoying a nature walk on a beautiful afternoon, pets can be cherished companions in accompanying one through life. Anyone who has experienced the unconditional love a pet can give knows how invaluable this
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January
10,
2024
| 16:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Most of us know what protein is. Along with carbohydrates and fats, it makes up the three most important macronutrients of our diet.  Research has shown why it’s so beneficial as part of a balanced and healthy diet, as it plays a key role in
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January
09,
2024
| 10:50 AM Europe/Amsterdam
The health benefits of eggsAre eggs good for you? This question has long been a subject of debate, the reason being that many people associate eggs with harmful cholesterol and its negative effects on the body.
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January
05,
2024
| 15:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
What are omega 3 fatty acids?Omega 3 fatty acids are single or polyunsaturated fatty acids. You may be more familiar with them as “good fats”.
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January
03,
2024
| 17:34 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Stimulating the vagus nerve plays an important role in regulating many different bodily functions and promoting overall well-being. Being a key component of the autonomic nervous system, the vagus nerve controls many involuntary processes in the
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January
03,
2024
| 14:38 PM Europe/Amsterdam
One of the most vital aspects of basic bodily functions and deeper mental and physiological wellness lies in a cranial nerve that connects the brain to the major organs and body systems. While often we think about health and well-being in terms of
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January
02,
2024
| 15:56 PM Europe/Amsterdam
While an indoor targeted workout or organized class can be a wonderful way to manage your health, the great outdoors has just as much (if not more) to offer. Green exercise (movement practised in nature) can have positive effects on the mind and
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January
02,
2024
| 15:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Winter is a time of hibernation in nature. For humans, this can make shopping for fresh produce feel stark and desolate. If you find yourself missing the sweet strawberries and ripe tomatoes of summer, don’t fret. 
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January
02,
2024
| 15:20 PM Europe/Amsterdam
If you think fresh and nutrient-dense foods are only available in warmer months, think again. Winter is a wonderful time of year to take advantage of the abundance of delicious and nutritious foods. 
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2023
December
28,
2023
| 15:32 PM Europe/Amsterdam
A crisp fall morning may call for a pumpkin spice coffee and a snowy winter afternoon can mean hot chocolate all around, but mindful hydration in cooler months should go beyond the occasional seasonal beverage.
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2021
November
25,
2021
| 16:08 PM Europe/Amsterdam
When COVID-19 was first discovered, its main symptoms were quickly learned – a persistent cough, a temperature and a loss of taste or smell being the main ones.
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September
02,
2021
| 01:47 AM Europe/Amsterdam
HIIT is essentially a style of movement workout that alternates between high intensity movements and periods of rest. The full workout takes significantly less time than a traditional cardio workout. Whereas a traditional fitness class might take
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August
02,
2021
| 16:39 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Since our school days we have been told that it’s important to warm up and cool down whenever we perform any type of movement workout. We probably haven’t questioned it. After all, we know and accept that warming up and cooling down is important.
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May
28,
2021
| 16:36 PM Europe/Amsterdam
What to know about midlife exercise needs. Turning 40 is a big milestone in life. On the one hand you may feel as youthful as you did when you were 20, but all you have to do is walk into a greeting card shop and you’ll be faced with rows of cards
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2020
December
04,
2020
| 15:09 PM Europe/Amsterdam
What role does regular exercise play in your mental wellbeing? The health benefits of physical exercise are many and varied and, given the obvious affects it has on our fitness, shape and health, it’s understandable that this is where attention is
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September
22,
2020
| 18:36 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Why should I do exercises for the vagus nerve?       The vagus nerve is integral to your health as it connects your brain to the other organs in your body and helps regulate all major bodily functions. The nerve
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