Omega-3 is a polyunsaturated fat found naturally in oily fish, nuts, seeds and leafy green vegetables. Research indicates that Omega-3 protects against an array of health problems such as heart disease, inflammation, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and vision loss....
It seems with the huge juicing trend that’s currently sweeping us health fanatics, everyone’s new toy is a new juicer machine. But what happened to the good old-fashioned blender? And which is healthier? Either way, your body will be...
Everyone knows that whole grain is better than white/refined products. So if we know this, why are refined products still on the market?As the name suggests, refined grains have been processed and had the bran and germ removed from...
How can you lower your cholesterol?If you are inactive and overweight, you tend to have an increase in LDL levels. Exercise can help lower LDL (bad cholesterol) and increase HDL (good cholesterol) as well as weight loss and diet....
Our gut contains 100-300 trillion bacteria, compared to just 10 trillion cells in our whole body that make us up! These bacteria are important for keeping us healthy and can be easily knocked out of balance for reasons like...
Does food have the power to put us in a good or bad mood depending on what we eat? Recent research says so.Brain Fuel. The brain cannot utilise energy from fat or protein. Our brain function comes from...
Sound familiar? Most women suffer some form of emotional or physical symptoms of PMS, with 8-20% experiencing severe symptoms and requiring medication.PMS occurs in the ‘luteal’ phase of the periodical cycle (1-2 weeks before your period), and symptoms may...
Alcohol has become a major part of society now and part of many social situations. Whilst you’re pregnant, avoiding social situations where alcohol is being drunk can be difficult but there are many dangers associated with alcohol consumption whilst...
Being active whilst pregnant is extremely important. It will help combat unnecessary weight gain as well as making it easier to regain your pre-pregnancy shape and weight. Exercise also decreases your chance of developing gestational diabetes, and will alleviate...
Unfortunately, spot reduction does not work. Spot reduction is one of the greatest fitness and fat loss myths out there, we have no control over where we lose fat. It’s all about the whole, not the parts.Yes, we lose...