4 Ways To Stay Healthy During Lockdown – 2020 Guide

When it came to lockdown, many of us had our complete lives turned upside down. We stopped doing a lot of the things we loved, and we started doing things that for many of us weren’t healthy. Whilst many of us are still in lockdown measures, we have been finding some freedoms to make life seem all the more “normal.” However, one of the things that have suffered the most has been our health. For many, not being able to go to the gym has been the biggest setback. For others, exercising outside of the gym during lockdown resulted in injury. But there are things we can do whilst gyms are still closed or even when they reopen that we can do to help us keep healthy this strange time. Here are some tips to staying healthy during the lockdown. 1. Walking   It may seem strange to say it but, you don’t need to run or cycle to stay healthy. Going for a walk has many positive benefits to our health both physical and mental. These include things like improving blood flow and circulation, losing weight (you can burn 200 calories over 30 minutes), strengthening your muscles, improving your […]

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What Makes the Best Aged Care Home? – 2020 Guide


It is not easy to look for an aged care home for a family member. We do not want an aged care home that is good, but it should be the “best.” Here are some tips on what to look for in the best-aged care home for our loved ones. Workers and Staff At the heart of every quality-aged care home are the care workers. These care workers include the doctors, nurses, kitchen staff, cleaners, and all other personnel working to provide care services. They should exhibit the following characteristics: Experience and Training Jane Byrne, Project Manager at FirstCare notes that workers and staff in the aged care home must be well-trained and qualified to do their specific roles and functions. It is best if they have the necessary licenses and credentials to be able to meet the needs of your loved ones. You may want to set an appointment to have an interview with this personnel and prepare your questions. You can bring along family members and loved ones to get a better assessment of the staff. Empathy More than the license and training of the care workers, their attitude and behavior mean a lot. Empathy, compassion, and respect are […]

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Hyperextended Knee- Symptoms, Treatment & Exercise

Hyperextended Knee

We all have heard horror stories of sports-related injuries. Knee injuries are one of the most difficult to deal with; mentally and physically. For an athlete, a knee injury, especially the ones involving injuries to their ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament can mean a long time out on the sidelines or also an end to their career (in some critical cases). Ask any athlete and they will tell you how arduous the recovery process is. If you have suffered a knee injury recently and are reading this post to get some help, I would like to tell you that you are on the right path. With a knee injury, it is crucial to diagnose it first and also get the correct treatment as early as possible. In case you injured your knee while running or landing from a high jump, you should consider the possibilities of it being a hyperextended knee.  In this post, I am going to be discussing hyperextended knee, it’s symptoms, treatment, and exercises.  Before we move ahead, it is crucial to consider the following conditions that can cause you to exert similar symptoms as that of the hyperextended knee.  1) Irritation while bending or moving the […]

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How to Get Rid of Pimple on Lip?

How to Get Rid of Pimple on Lip

Did a pimple just appear out of nowhere on one of your lips? Have an important occasion or a meeting to attend?  I understand how frustrating it feels when a pimple shows up without a warning sign. That too, on a sensitive area such as lips. It is very easy to hide a pimple or a zit on other parts of the face. Just apply some makeup or in the worst case, pop it with your nails–by the way, popping a pimple can cause other problems in the future. This is not the case with acne on your lips. It is not a good idea to pop a pimple off of your lips. Fiddling with a pimple on the lip can make your face look even messier. Furthermore, no one is barred from this condition. Whether you are a male or a female, teen or adult, you will suffer from aches at some point in your life. So, you are not alone if you have a pimple growing on your lips. It’s just an unfortunate situation which–for most of the part– cannot be avoided. However, you can surely take some preventive measures if the condition is diagnosed to be chronic.  […]

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8 Best Substitutes for Heavy Cream

Substitutes for Heavy Cream

Heavy cream is the fat that rises to the top of the boiled milk. This cream is thick, heavy, and 95% percent is fat. The rest is sugar. Although, heavy cream or heavy whipped cream has only 7.5 calories per tablespoon, when consumed in large quantities regularly can lead to cardiovascular disease in the future. No animal-based product with so much fat content can be healthy in the long run. Here are the 8 Best substitutes for Heavy Cream 1) Evaporated milk Evaporated milk is unsweetened condensed milk with 60 percent of its water content removed by the process of heating, homogenization, canning, and heat-sterilization. There is a lot of mystery surrounding this substitute for heavy cream. The mystery is due to the fact that every country has its own definition of “Evaporated Milk”. People seem to be using this form of milk in several recipes. In the United States, Evaporated milk is added to tea, coffee, and latte. It can also be used as dressings for salads, burgers, and sandwiches. Compared to regular whipped heavy cream, it just contains 6.5 percent of fat. Hence, you can use it as a healthier and tastier substitute for heavy cream. Besides, canned […]

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