They say that a dog is a man’s best friend and for a good reason. Dogs keep us company, help us feel protected and make sure we always fell loved. But, did you know that their affectionate kisses may be actually improving our health one lick at a time?
Do you ever wonder what hides under the tip of the iceberg? Codecheck tells you what your favorite products are made of, so you can make better choices. For you, and for the planet.
The cult ingredient checking app that helps conscious consumers find skincare products without microplastics, conflict palm oil, animal byproducts, and allergens got bilingual in the wake of entering the US market.
Sitting at a computer all day can do a number on our bodies. From increased fatigue and weight gain to low back pain and reduced cardiovascular health, sitting all day at work (and plopping yourself on the couch to relax after a hard day) can lead to some serious health complications.
Enter: Pilates. This form of movement, which sometimes incorporates equipment, is a low-impact way to strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, and improve endurance. With an emphasis on postural alignment, core strength, and muscle balance, this form of exercise is perfect for those of us that have to sit for long stretches of time.
Check out the infographic below to learn more benefits of Pilates plus moves you can incorporate into your routine.
EYES: There is so much we could say about this part of our bodies. Actually, you could write a deep sitting poem about this very important part of our bodies or even a song to praise it. I mean, what would you possibly do without your eyes?
Suppose you wake up and you could not see a damn thing. What would you do? If you are anything like me, you would be terrorized even dismayed. Long story cut short, our eyes are very important and deserve nothing but the tender most care. However, most people either knowingly or unknowingly, do not grant their eyes the care they deserve. It is this neglect that leads to a myriad of eye complications.
This is why we have compiled a list of ways to ensure your eyes are in perfect condition.
Health Adjusted Life Expectancy (HALE), or healthy life expectancy, is a metric used by the World Health Organization to measure the number of years a person can expect to live in good health, taking social and economic factors into account alongside disease and disability rates.
When we deduct healthy life expectancy from actual life expectancy, we see the average amount of years someone can expect to live in bad health – or ‘Bad Health Years’.
This infographic takes a country-by-country look at the change in bad health years since 2000 to see where people are living a longer, healthier life.
Serve smaller plates and turn the TV off during meal times: simple changes to the way we consume food can have a positive effect on how much we eat, say Prof Charles Spence and chef Jozef Youssef.
We all know a vacation is good for us, but do we really understand why?
Here is what happens before, during and after a holiday, so you can see just how big the health benefits are.