Tag: health

A review of Stress Free Foods by Lee Gold

According to nutritionist/chef/home economist Lee Gold prolonged stress can lead to significant health problems from heart disease to stroke, ulcers, depression, cancer, diabetes, and more. It is a vicious cycle. The more stressed you get, the more you will develop…

A Review of the huey diet by Iain Hewitson

 It is a pity that the huey diet is being promoted as a diet book, as it will probably be ignored by non-dieters. The recipes are actually quite good ones, even if you don’t have to lose 30 kgs like Iain Hewitson…

A review of 365 Ways to Do Less, Have More, and Feel Good by Pamela Allardice

There are a myriad of self-help books on the market. There are books to help you lose weight, books to help you think more positively; to feel stronger; have better relationships; dress better; use make up better, and anything else you can think of. 365 Ways to Do less, Have More, and Feel Good by Pamela Allardice covers everything, in easily digestible bites – one for each day of the year. Each day corresponds to the calender, making this a good book for New Years resolutions – just resolve to do one good thing for yourself each day of the year.

Longer, Leaner, and Taller: A Review of Pilates by Lesley Ackland

The exercises are simple, and not very different from other types of callisthenics, although they draw from Yoga a focus on breathing, and on slow, controlled movements done perfectly, in an attempt to integrate mind and body. The book covers the origins and philosophy behind Pilates, including the use of things like creative visualisation, breathing, control over the specific body parts being conditioned, flow, precision, and coordination.