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31 Days to a Fitter & Healthier U - Your 24 Day Check In

31 Days to a Fitter & Healthier U - Your 24 Day Check In

We’ve smashed past quitter's weekend and we are through to the third week of January. Time flies when you are having fun! We hope you are enjoying our ’31 Days to a fitter & healthier U’ so far. We have covered a lot of ground so naturally you might have...

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Are all calories made equal?

Are all calories made equal?

Food calories affect the body very differently depending on their source and the overall context in which they are consumed.   I’m sure you’ve all heard the expression, “A calorie is a calorie.” It means that carbohydrate, fat and protein calories are equal in terms of their effect on the...

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31 Days to a Fitter & Healthier U - Your 17 Day Check In

31 Days to a Fitter & Healthier U - Your 17 Day Check In

We’re officially over half way through January and what a year it has been already. We hope you are enjoying our ’31 Days to a fitter & healthier U’ so far. We have covered a lot of ground so naturally you might have missed a couple of stops along the...

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Snacking...The Healthy Way

Snacking...The Healthy Way

The main purpose of healthy snacking is really to take the edge off pre-mealtime hunger without exceeding your caloric needs.   This can be achieved through mindful snacking - eating a nutritious, properly-portioned snack when hunger strikes, which can boost your intake of essential nutrients and healthy food groups such...

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Can Exercise and Daily Activity Improve Brain Health?

Can Exercise and Daily Activity Improve Brain Health?

Can Exercise and Daily Activity Improve Brain Health? Professor Greg Whyte OBE   How is exercise and brain health linked?   Exercise has been shown to be effective in improving memory and thinking. Exercise reduces insulin resistance and inflammation, and stimulates the release of growth factors in the brain which...

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