Posts Tagged ‘health’

Sweet news: dark chocolate’s got loads of skin-boosting health benefits for your everyday choccy enjoyment Got the craving? No worries, doctors and experts are saying that a little chocolate indulgence can go a long way toward not only boosting your overall health, but your skin too. It turns out the Easter Bunny was...

You won’t believe this incredible ice cream recipe contains no milk (or any dairy), no sugar and tastes divine in a range of flavours Who can resist ice cream? Just such a shame dairy ice cream is taboo for most of us on the banting diet or almost every other cool diet right now. Not to mention our vegetarians and...

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED! Don’t miss an opportunity to win great prizes : visit this page regularly to check if  any new competitions have been posted. We’re giving 3 lapelle readers the chance to each win a copy of the latest (and definitive!) book on the Banting lifestyle Penguin Random House is giving 3...

Touted as “the Banting book everyone has been waiting for,” this new release is said to be the definitive guide to the Banting diet and lifestyle By now everyone has heard of the Banting diet. And even if you haven’t tried it, chances are your life has been affected by it in some way: most shops are changing the types...

Oh la la, but of course it is good for everything: sex is the ideal solution for glowing, clear and hydrated skin. During sex, the body responds with increased blood flow, a faster heart rate, greater immune system functionality and the release of hormones and antigens, which all benefit your skin from the inside....

We’ve sorted through all the diet theories, fads and commercial eating plans set to take 2016 by storm, and think these are the ones to look out for. Mark these words: plant-based diets are going to become more and more important from now on. Not only did the World Health Organisation shock us all by recently...

Blend and sip your way to good health with these smoothies and ice teas for detoxification, weight loss and packing your body with nutrients and antioxidants. It’s a new year and after the hustle and bustle of the festive season it’s time to take a break from the excesses, give your digestive system a break and get...

You might actually have a lot more success with weight loss, toning and getting fit if you avoid these silly dieting myths Everyone wants to look like a supermodel. And some people will do anything to get there. Anything. Which is why there’re so many fads, miracle pills and bogus dieting plans out there. It’s not...

No, all antioxidants aren’t equal, and if you’re not getting these in, you’re probably wasting your money. It’s time to grab your ingredients list and find out how well the manufacturers of your skincare products really understand you. Yes, we’re about to drop a bombshell: just because something says it contains...

Excessive post-workout perspiration or just everyday? Your body could be trying to tell you something Hold your nose, because we’re about to take a good hard look at sweat and body odour (BO). It happens to us all. In fact, perspiration is vital to life. It is the body’s (frankly brilliant) internal cooling system,...