If it wasn't bad enough that sugar wreaks horrors on our health (diabetes, Alzheimer's, mood swings, candida, hormonal balances, cholesterol... anyone?) research now shows that it's terrible for our skin as well. An excessive intake of processed sugars can fast track the aging process, leading to ... Read More about Why sugar hates your skin (and how to quit it without going crazy!)
Yes, green tea makes you lose weight. No, having it in the form of ice cream or noodles does not count. Neither does wearing green tea perfume. Or dropping green tea scented bath bombs in your 'tub. That's because the weight-loss benefits are in the epigallocatechin gallate (a.k.a. EGCG, a ... Read More about Sip up to slim down: The right way to drink green tea for weight loss
To say that this week has been mind-numbingly stressful and muscle-achingly exhausting would be an understatement. Now, all I want to do is slip my weary, achy body into a warm, relaxing bath, then slip under a fluffy duvet with a hot chocolate in one hand and The Winters in another. But first, ... Read More about Stressed? Tired? Have a headache? Try one of these ULTIMATE feel-better-right-now baths
Through more than a decade of marriage, Mr. TBG has realised that when I twitch with sore muscles or cry over a strained back it's more conducive to call the spa before summoning a doctor. But I am not alone in my belief of massage before medicine: Hot herbal pouches have travelled a long way since ... Read More about How to make totally indulgent herbal compresses (Time: 10 minutes)
Flu season is here... joy to the world! And while it's fun to snuggle down under the sheets with a book and a steaming hot cuppa, it's not half as pleasurable to have the chills, fever, body ache, headache, cough, cold, fatigue and the zillion other maladies that accompany the flu. And like ... Read More about The DIY cold and flu tonic that will keep you healthy all season long!