Category: Health Tips

10 Tips to help you fall asleep

10 Tips to help you fall asleep faster: 1. Put down your device – the blue light emitted by screens breaks down melatonin, the sleep hormone. No screens after 9 pm, this is when the body starts releasing melatonin. The content you are reading or listening to can also stimulate the brain, keeping you awake. …

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The Positives of Shift Work

I thought it’d be good to write about the positives of shift work. Having a positive mindset can make you feel better when things start to get you down.⁠  To find out more about shift work have a read of my ‘What is Shift Work?‘ post Positives of shift work ⁠ 🌻 The freedom to …

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What is shift work?

Ever wondered what hours you need to work to be classified as a shift worker? ⁠   Shift work is any work that takes place outside of 9 am-5 pm. ⁠ ⁠ It includes afternoon, evening, night, early morning shifts (shifts starting anytime between 4 am-7 am), rotating shifts and split shifts. ⁠ ⁠ Many …

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Health Benefits of Herbal Tea

BENEFITS OF HERBAL TEA Herbal tea is a simple way of consuming medicinal herbs, people who regularly drink tea are thought to live longer healthier lives. Benefits of herbal teas include: Improved digestion – dandelion, chamomile, peppermint, fennel, liquorice and ginger teas may help reduce indigestion, bloating, nausea and stomach pain. Best drunk after a …

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Increasing Prebiotics in your Diet

Increasing Prebiotics in your Diet. Prebiotics are a type of fibre that feed the beneficial bacteria found in our gut. These beneficial bacteria are called probiotics, therefore, prebiotics feed our probiotics, which in turn produce nutrients that are essential for good health.⁠ ⁠ To increase prebiotic consumption include a wide variety of fruit, veggies, nuts, …

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Tips For Reducing Sugar Intake

Tips for reducing sugar intake TIP: Check the nutritional information on food labels.  Aim for foods that contain no more than 5g of sugar per 100g or 100ml. Among other things, sugar promotes the growth of harmful bacteria in the gut. Reducing sugar intake is one step towards improving your gut health and your overall …

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