HIF Healthy Lifestyle Blog
Here at HIF, we understand how important health is to you and your loved ones. That's why we've recruited a team of experts to provide great advice on how to stay happy and healthy.
A vet clinic is a one stop shop when it comes to your pet’s health. Vets are the surgeon, the dentist, the anaesthetist, the radiologist, the pathologist, the pharmacist. Not to mention all the medical equipment required to diagnose and treat all the different species and diseases that they see. In this short clip with our friends at Pooches at Play, veterinary expert, Dr Melissa Meehan sits down with ‘Hif’ to discuss why vet bills can sometimes seem expensive.
Are you slouching right now as you're reading this? If you've answered yes, don't worry, it's something we all do. However, poor posture can wreak havoc on your overall health, whether you're deskbound, carrying the children or hitting the gym, your posture is so important. According to physiotherapist expert, Em Batger, "Posture is a daily practice. The few minor changes you can make may add up to be the major change your body needs to prevent posture related pain and dysfunction." With this in mind, Em provides some quick guidelines we can implement for good postural hygiene.
Feeling low? It’s time to use food as medicine. According to nutritionist expert, Rosie Mansfield, "Good nutrition can provide nutrients that can calm the mind and body whilst also increasing energy and stabilizing your mood. A really smart move is to adjust your diet to one that is supporting your nervous system and not stimulating it. The foods we should commit to reducing include caffeine, alcohol, sugar, high glycemic carbohydrates and fried foods. But don’t worry there are a plethora of delicious foods you can easily add to your diet to soothe an excitable nervous system. Remember, you are what you eat." In her latest article for HIF, Rosie delves in the foods that will improve your mood, energy and overall health.