Health & Lifestyle Tips

At Cari-Med we want to help you maintain a balanced and healthy lifestyle to enhance your physical and mental well-being. We know knowledge is power so that is why we are committed to bringing you a wide variety of health and lifestyle tips aimed at reducing the hassles you face in your daily life. Each week we post tips on a range of topics – from how to manage common health issues, to creating a more beautiful garden!

Health Tips

Two Minutes to a Brighter Smile

Did you know it takes at least two minutes to give your teeth a proper brushing? Rather than brushing hard and fast, use short, gentle strokes, paying particular attention to the gum line, hard-to-reach back teeth and areas around fillings, crowns or other restoration. Concentrate on thoroughly cleaning each section.   Read more

Exercise and Fluid Loss

Ensure that your body is hydrated before you begin exercising. You can accomplish this by drinking between 350 and 500 ml. of fluid two hours before you are ready to exercise. A good way to check your hydration is to check the colour of your urine. If it is dark, you need more liquid. Read more

Is Your Child Eating Right?

Children are picky eaters and parents often worry whether their children are getting enough nourishment from the foods they eat. A general rule say, the nutritionists at PediaSure, is to ensure that every meal contains at least three of the five food groups. Read more

Lifestyle Tips

Removing Coffee Stains from Whites

It can happen to the most seasoned coffee drinker. Somewhere between sips, a brilliant idea flashes into your head, or someone makes a joke and…before you know it, you’ve spilled coffee onto your favourite white shirt or blouse. But all is not lost! The folks at Clorox have a rescue plan for just this situation. Read more

Reducing Allergens in the Home

The surfaces in bedrooms and living rooms provide places for allergens and bacteria to collect. If your family suffers from allergies, consider these simple cleaning tips from Dettol for reducing allergens in these areas. Read more

How to Make Training Fun for Your Puppy

Most of us will agree that there’s nothing more adorable than a well-trained dog. Yet, when it comes to training that cute little puppy, many dog owners shy away, fearful of not being able to do it right, or just not wanting to curb their pet’s natural enthusiasm. These tips from Purina One show will help get you started with a training routine and that you and your puppy will love. Read more