Its not just psychological and its not just because it tastes so good – chocolate can really be addictive.
Probably because exercise increases the body’s metabolic rate – which is, in essence, it’s ability to turn food into energy.
Cramps are popularly believed to be the result of a salt deficiency, but this is actually very rare. The spasms are actually caused by the inability of the muscle to relax, and this is likely to be due to low magnesium & potassium
If you are a runner and incorporated strength exercises into your training, you have more than likely realised the benefits. From better performance, improved balance, and feeling stronger on your run, strength training will indeed help you run better.
To burn fat, you’ll need to increase the amount of protein you eat and reduce carbohydrates
The best foods to eat for protein are not simply those that are highest in protein…
Having a strong immune system is important, especially now during the biggest health scare on our planet. Here are tips from Patrick Holford on how to keep that immune system resilient…
If you are looking to lose weight you may be wondering which exercise is better to get the job done – cardio sessions or weight lifting?
And is it better for you than normal white rice?
There’s much more to weight loss and indeed to food than calories.
Pumpkin seeds are an absolute superfood. Rich in so many nutrients, they make an excellent snack, or can be sprinkled generously on cereals, soups, or salads.
Bloating, abdominal pain, flatulence, diarrhoea, cramps, depression, anxiety and constipation – these are some of the more common, and unpleasant symptoms of IBS.
Are there any natural energy boosters?
Question: I have been told to drink 2 litres of water per day. Is it really necessary for me to try and force down more water than I feel my system can cope with?
Stress is a by-product of living. To live without stress is not possible nor is it desirable. Not desirable you may ask? Yes. Because we have 2 different kinds of stress. Eustress and distress…