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The Real Deal With the Common Cold: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments & Prevention

Dec 03, 2021

There are millions of people who suffer from the common cold every day. Approximately 200 types of viruses can lead to it. Everyone, young and old, can be affected. In most cases, symptoms get better without medical treatment in about one week's time.

Delicious Lentil, Kale and Chicken Soup for Winter

Jun 12, 2020

When the lonely grey skies and icy air of winter leave your teeth chattering and your body frozen, fight it with a pot of warm chicken soup with lentils and kale. Aside from being delicious and tummy-filling, this nutritious recipe is perfect for winter...

Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe for Wintry Nights

May 29, 2020

Are you wondering what to chuck into your slow cooker to satisfy your gastronomic senses? Slow cooking your food guarantees a host of benefits, especially with regard to nutrient preservation. In addition, this cooking method works perfectly at softening...

5 Natural Remedies to Prevent a Cold

May 12, 2020

It lurks around, waiting stealthily for the perfect opportunity to attack the most vulnerable of us — it’s the virus that causes common colds. With winter just around the corner, be on guard and make sure that your strongest weapon is ready to...

Hearty Lamb Shank Stew for Your Winter Blues

Apr 29, 2020

Beautiful veggies and gorgeous pearl barley give this stew heartiness, while the slow cooked lamb gives that classic melt-in-the-mouth tenderness. Lamb meat has been a dining table staple as early as 8,000 BC, the earliest recorded time cattle were...

Chicken Soup Recipe to Warm Your Heart

Apr 27, 2020

The chicken soup recipe is known among most cultures as a remedy for fighting a head cold and to boost the immune system. In the Jewish culture it is compellingly known as "Jewish penicillin". So pervasive is this belief, scientists have actually taken...

Everything You Wanted to Know About COVID-19

Apr 14, 2020

Staying up-to-date with the latest issues regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) prepares you for your next move in case the inevitable happens. But, arming yourself with accurate information from the Australian government and the World Health...

What is Social Distancing and What are Its Dos and Don'ts?

Mar 23, 2020

Social distancing is a protective measure to slow down or stop the spread of a contagious disease, which in this case is the coronavirus or COVID-19. It involves the closure of buildings, limiting of large gatherings to less than 100 people, and cancellation...

What Are the Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)?

Mar 23, 2020

Not only has the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) disrupted people's lives, but it has also changed everything we thought we knew about the cold and flu. COVID-19 has incited fear as the number of people it has infected and killed continues to rise globally.

How to Stay Connected While Also Social Distancing

Mar 20, 2020

Social distancing by avoiding large gatherings and staying home is strongly encouraged by the government to control the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. However helpful, this protective measure could also take a toll on the emotional health of people...

How to Stay Healthy While Working From Home

Mar 19, 2020

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to worsen in Australia, our lives have changed in just a few weeks and we are busy getting adjusted to a new normal. One day we were busy at the office trying to meet your deadline, then the next day we turn on our...

Distance Healing in the Time of a Pandemic

Mar 16, 2020

The hullabaloo over COVID-19, a virus attacking the respiratory system and causing close to 5,000 deaths, has resulted in mass hysteria and a massive lockdown in different places across the globe. Local government units have come up with strict measures...

6 Ways to Protect Yourself From the Coronavirus

Mar 15, 2020

The outbreak of the 2019 coronavirus (nCov ARD), which the World Health Organization officially named as COVID-19, has taken thousands of lives at the time of writing and resulted in global paranoia. Surgical masks are disappearing in bulk from pharmacy...

Flu Fighting Recipes

Jun 20, 2019

To welcome the winter season, we here are gave some tips on how you can avoid getting the cold and flu. There's a piece about making your own organic vapor rub, as well as a healthy recipe for soup, which is percect for this...

All-natural Organic Vapor Rub Recipe for Cold & Flu

Jun 10, 2019

It's winter again and the cold weather can sometimes take a beating on our health. And we all know that winter is usually colds and flu season in the country. And there are very limited treatments for colds and flu, especially for babies and small...

Does Vitamin C Help in Cold Prevention?

Apr 15, 2019

With the cold and flu season coming in hard for the country, health experts are warning Australians to always be on heightened alert for symptoms of cold and flu. This after data show that three times as many people have been diagnosed with the flu...

5 Ways Nutrition Can Prevent Common Colds

May 18, 2018

There is no full proof way to prevent the cold or flu. This being true however, you can arm yourself with a healthy immune system through a proper diet and exercise that can support you in maintaining health. Adequate sleep also is very important.

Common Cold Recipes: Soup & Elixir

Sep 13, 2017

There is no cure for the common cold.  However, there are ways in which to relieve the symptoms.  Here are a 2 recipes you can use for effective relief. Manuka honey, ginger and lemon elixir Manuka honey: antibacterial, antioxidant, and antiviralGinger: antiviral, anti-inflammatory, aids...

Is garlic beneficial during a cold

Aug 29, 2017

Is garlic beneficial during a cold Garlic is commonly believed to be beneficial in the treatment of the common cold. This belief is based on traditional use as well as scientific evidence that garlic is an immune booster and has antibacterial and antiviral...

Home Remedies for That Lingering Cough

Aug 27, 2017

A lingering cough can stop you in your tracks, so lets explore some good old home redmedies you can start using today. Mark Yoder, MD, assistant professor of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Rush University Medical Centre in Chicago says that...

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