It’s more popular than ever, but drinking herbal teas for health benefits is nothing new; in fact it actually dates back to Ancient Egypt and Ancient China. As well as having a great taste, most herbal and fruit teas are naturally free of caffeine, count towards your daily water intake and are thought to have a whole host of health benefits. Different blends of tea are readily available these days and in all sorts of combinations.
In the busy and hectic world we live in, not all of us have the time (or money) to attend regular gym sessions. Thankfully, there are tons of great apps available for you to measure your calorie intake, track exercise and monitor your fitness from the comfort and privacy of your own home.
Being low in a particular vitamin can actually be fairly serious. If you’re low in Vitamin D, you’re much more prone to getting sick or picking up infections, you’re likely to feel fatigued and tired all the time and are much more susceptible to depression. Other symptoms are bone, back and muscle pain, wounds that are slow to heal, increased blood pressure and hair loss. There is also some evidence that it can be linked to weight gain and even obesity too. If you have darker skin and are over 50, evidence suggests you can be much more prone to having a vitamin D deficiency.