Metabolism describes the process of the body expending energy and burning calories. Metabolism relies on the nutrients you consume in order to convert it into energy and the body will use that energy to breathe, circulate blood, repair cells and functions.
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Weight loss can be a sensitive and complicated subject, and there are many strongly held feeling on both sides of the fence - especially where obesity is concerned. Many who are not affected themselves are quick to judge and preach, often influenced by reports in popular media.
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Did you know Red cabbage is not only nutrient-rich and packed with beneficial antioxidants, it is also linked to a variety of health benefits including reduced inflammation, a healthier heart, stronger bones, improved gut function, and may even help reduce the risk of certain cancers.
We’ve all heard of the saying ‘we are what we eat’ but when it comes to aiding our wellbeing, what exactly is it that we should be eating? Of course, a healthy balanced diet is always recommended as it has many health benefits such as reducing risk of developing diabetes,
When it comes to the elements, they all have great power. Like water for example. Although essential to sustain life, in excess it can also be responsible for great destruction and even death. In all aspects of life, as with the elements, maintain a healthy balance is key.
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Body composition is the term used to describe what your body is made of, such as muscle tissue, fat mass, bone and water, etc. There are many ways to measure body composition, the most accurate methods are often in science labs and require very expensive pieces of kit.
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Christmas is something that we generally associate with food - and all too often, over-eating. For those who find themselves struggling to manage their diet at the best of times, the festive season can be extremely challenging. We revisit this article to explore how mindful eating can help you have