Tag Archives : healthy lifestyle

Healthy Holiday in Mallorca

Going on holiday really IS good for your health 1

We always suspected it but now it seems that there is proof that going on holiday really IS good for your health… and the benefits last for months. Tests showed going on holiday improves sleep, cuts blood pressure and even helps weight loss. Volunteers were happier and had more energy for at least two weeks […]

New Research: Alcohol and Cancer Risk 3

There has always been an understanding that excess alcohol ‘raises cancer risk’. But new research has shown that alcohol doesn´t have to be consummed invast quantities to have an effect. Regularly drinking two large glasses of wine or two strong pints of beer a day triples the risk of developing mouth cancer, a new Government campaign […]

Alcohol and Cancer Risk Advice

Keep Warm This Winter

I know it is only September and the weather is still a balmy 35 degrees but preparation and organisation is often the key to healthy living. Whether it is organising healthy meals for the week or schedualing in time to exercise a little bit of for thought and organisation goes a long way to helping […]

Keep Warm This Winter in Mallorca


Health Secrets from Around the Globe

We have a very cosmopolitan lifestyle in Mallorca with numerous different nationalities living together. The Mediterranean lifestyle with it´s siestas, fresh food and relaxed way is well documented in creating a healthy way to live but what about other countries? From the Japanese to the Russians, the Greeks to the Kuna Indians of Panama, every […]

Breast check

The Five Steps of a Breast Self-Exam

Taking a few minutes to do a breast self-exam a minimum of once a month can make a lifetime of difference. Nearly 70% of all breast cancers are found through self-exams and with early detection the 5-year survival rate is 98%. If you find a lump, schedule an appointment with your doctor, but don’t panic—8 […]