Healthy Lifestyle

Iron in your body

Iron in your body

It’s no secret that iron helps keep the blood oxygenated, which equates to improved energy and recovery. Iron also has a role in enhancing fat burning, as it’s involved with the production of the amino acid L-carnitine, which transports fatty acids into the mitochondria of the cell to used more […]

Empty Stomach Cravings

Empty Stomach Cravings

Researchers have discovered that you are more likely to crave bread and other carbohydrates when you are hungry. Have a habit of skipping meals? Study shows that people who sit down to eat after an overnight fast are more likely to ignore protein, fats and vegetables and head straight for […]

Fro-Yo Should You Or Not?

Fro-Yo Should You Or Not?

The latest incarnation of the frozen yoghurt trend seems to defy standard business logic. These shops, where the décor of bright, happy hues is matched only by the spray of toppings – kiwi! Fruity Pebbles! Something random and chewy! – has whet consumers’ appetites for indulgent fun. Especially when that […]

What food additives should you avoid

What food additives should you avoid

Turning a dull meal into something deliciously irresistible, food additives work by bringing out flavour, adding texture and changing appearance of our food, from colour to consistency. It’s easy to understand why food additives are used. Why should we care?Which food additives are harmful?Food additives that cause cancer Why should […]

Are stretchmarks inevitable during pregnancy?

Are stretchmarks inevitable during pregnancy?

While some say ‘tiger stripes’ should be proudly worn after giving birth, it’s understandable that most mums-to-be desperately search the web for answers on how to prevent stretch marks. Various lotions and oils promise the world claiming to protect your skin, but do they actually work? How do stretchmarks form?How […]

Organic food – why you should buy it?

Organic food – why you should buy it?

Organic food is more valuable than conventional versions – this is confirmed by a lot of research. Organic fruits and vegetables contain fewer pesticides and carcinogenic heavy metals, and more vitamins than conventional ones. In contrast, organic meat has less fat and more protein than that of animals of factory […]

Green Tea: Can it help with weight loss?

Green Tea: Can it help with weight loss?

Take a look at most of the weight loss supplements available on the market and you’ll often see green tea listed on the ingredients. It’s gained huge popularity as an all-round health elixir in recent years, as well as being touted to burn fat and help aid with weight loss. […]

Thing about cholesterol

Thing about cholesterol

October is National Cholesterol Month. For many, the word cholesterol conjures up images of fat-clogged arteries and heart attacks. Perhaps you’ve been told that you have high cholesterol and need to take medication to rectify this or maybe a family member has suffered a heart attack or stroke and you […]

Migraines – more than just a headache

Migraines – more than just a headache

If you are one of the billion migraine sufferers worldwide then you know just how debilitating they can be. Understanding this common condition has perplexed scientists for centuries with the exact cause still unknown. What is migraine?What are the symptoms?What’s the difference between a headache and a migraine? What are […]

And once again about fibre!

And once again about fibre!

Are you filling up on fibre? Or are you, like most of us, not getting enough? Fibre is a hot topic in the world of nutrition at the moment and it’s not hard to see why. We all know that fibre is good for keeping us regular but research has […]

PFC – toxic substances in food packaging

PFC – toxic substances in food packaging

PFC or perfluorinated organic compounds are substances often used in the production of paper food packaging, including French fries in fast food. PFCs have the ability to penetrate food products and accumulate in the human body. They can be very dangerous to health. PFC or perfluorinated organic compounds are substances […]

Teflon – does it harm our health?

Teflon – does it harm our health?

Teflon is a material that is mainly discussed in the context of its harmfulness. Apparently, the heated coating of this material gives off toxic fumes, and the scratched Teflon pan is carcinogenic. Meanwhile, everyday use of Teflon is completely safe. How is this possible? Check what use Teflon has found […]

Bran – types and properties

Bran – types and properties

Bran is the seed husk remaining after grinding cereal grains. Bran is the most valuable part of the grain that has many properties and nutritional values. Bran should be especially appreciated by people with diabetes and high blood cholesterol. They should also be included in the diet of overweight and […]

Golden 5 Training Tips

Golden 5 Training Tips

Today I will share with you my golden five tips. Many of my clients already try them, let’s see how fast you will notice amazing changes in your training? Believe in YourselfLearn Correct FormHammer Your Weak PointsMobility WorkUnilateral Exercises Believe in Yourself If you go into a set thinking you […]

Master the Muscle-Up

Master the Muscle-Up

The muscle-up is an upper body exercise that requires both pulling and pushing power and phenomenal core strength to boot. Those unfamiliar with the move say it’s just a pull-up combined with a dip, but a muscle-up is much more than that. It’s an unparalleled assault to the upper body, […]

Menopause: Natural ways to tackle both the symptoms and the long term effects of reduced oestrogen in the body

Menopause: Natural ways to tackle both the symptoms and the long term effects of reduced oestrogen in the body

The menopause is a natural biological event that all women go through usually in their 40s or 50s. As women age, their fertility decreases until it eventually stops. This process is an actual biological process that mainly concerns changes in levels of certain hormones, particularly oestrogen. Oestrogen is mainly produced […]

#5 Supplements review – Apollos Hegemony Bifido Forte

#5 Supplements review – Apollos Hegemony Bifido Forte

Nowadays, probiotic bacteria are gaining recognition in social circles, mainly by reducing many gastrointestinal ailments or their symptoms. Probiotic strains of the genus Bifidobacterium are highly valued . Products consisting of several strains are preferred, thanks to which they exhibit synergistic effects. Probiotic tests – resultsComment on the results Probiotic […]