• Do you Know the Health Benefits of Brown Fat?

    When the topic of body fat comes up, many people think about the fact that they want less fat in their body.  The weight loss industry is booming, and billions of dollars are spent each year on weight loss products and programs. Even though body fat is generally considered a “bad” thing, researchers have discovered Continue reading »

  • Research Into Exercise & Ageing

    You know that exercise can help adults maintain health and function. Now new research has shown that even people in their 80s live longer and healthier lives if they are active. A study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine – focused on 1,861 Jerusalem residents who were 70 years or older. They answered questions about Continue reading »

  • Dietary Fibre – Did You Know?

    Did You Know? There are two types of fibre which perform important functions within the body. Insoluble fibre sweeps the intestines clean of waste material. Soluble fibre binds with fatty acids and prolongs stomach emptying time so that sugar is released more slowly. Between them they bring many health benefits to the digestive and circulatory Continue reading »

  • The Importance of Vitamin D

    Did You Know? Vitamin D is an important vitamin for maintaining the good health of bones and teeth, and is required to help our bodies absorb calcium.  We get most of our vitamin D from sunlight, and although we can get some from food, such as oily fish, eggs, and meat, it difficult to get Continue reading »