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5 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Bone and Joint Health

5 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Bone and Joint Health

With the start of a new decade, many of us are more determined than ever to stick to our resolutions. And when it comes to our health, there is no doubt that many of us are coming up with loads of new year’s resolutions. For anyone who is grappling with bone and joint health, here are some easy-to-incorporate resolutions that will help make your decade the best yet for your body. 1. I will make movement a part of my daily life … Read More

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Common Symptoms of Iron Deficiency and Foods To Help Fight It

Common Symptoms of Iron Deficiency and Foods To Help Fight It

Your body is continuously pumping iron through the bloodstream every day, since iron is required in order to make hemoglobin1. Hemoglobin takes the oxygen from the lungs and distributes it throughout the bloodstream, delivering it to tissues and muscles. Meanwhile, hemoglobin also pushes carbon dioxide back to the lungs where it gets exhaled. If your body isn’t absorbing the amount of iron it requires, it goes into deficiency. … Read More
The Keto Flu: Symptoms and How to Get Rid of Them

The Keto Flu: Symptoms and How to Get Rid of Them

If you are undertaking a ketogenic diet, you may notice a number of changes occurring as your body adjusts. These changes are often called “keto flu” and while the changes aren’t dangerous and normally subside after a couple of weeks, they certainly can be uncomfortable or inconvenient. Here are some helpful tips that can help identify the signs of keto flu, cure the symptoms, as well as get through the transition while continuing … Read More
5 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight on a Vegan Diet

5 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight on a Vegan Diet

Whether you went vegan for ethical reasons, or because you wanted to lose a little bit of weight, most people associate a vegan diet with being lean. And science can back it up. An Oxford University study of 40,000 adults 1 found that meat-eaters had the highest BMIs, vegans had the lowest, and vegetarians or semi-vegetarians rounded out the middle. However, sometimes when people cut our animal products they don’t always lose weigh … Read More
How to Sneak Turmeric into Your Diet If You Don't Love the Taste

How to Sneak Turmeric into Your Diet If You Don't Love the Taste

Turmeric. It’s one of those spices where you either love it or you hate it, since it’s got quite the potent taste. However, not long ago, the spice exploded onto the scene after it was revealed to have some amazing health benefits. But given that it’s quite strong and bitter, it’s one of those spices that most people usually avoid in the grocery store because they’re unsure of how to use it.Here are some clever and delicious ways 1to sn … Read More
Why Multiple Antioxidants Are Better Than One

Why Multiple Antioxidants Are Better Than One

The Internet is peppered with articles advising us to, “eat this, it contains antioxidants,” or, “Compound X was used in ancient civilisations to treat this, that, or the other ailment.” As it so happens, pepper contains piperine, a potent antioxidant. It’s true that antioxidants are good for us; they combat oxidative stress by mopping up toxic chemical species called free radicals that are the products of the many chemical … Read More
7 Superfoods to Strengthen Your Immune System

7 Superfoods to Strengthen Your Immune System

It’s the start of flu season and I’m sure we’ve all had a few close calls already. Some of us may have already gotten struck down by a particularly nasty bug going around the office. But what can you do to keep yourself healthy? Besides getting plenty of sleep and washing your hands regularly, there is also the case of diet. Like the saying goes, we are what we eat. So if this flu season we want to eat our way to a healthier version … Read More
How to Eat Healthy When You're Extremely Busy

How to Eat Healthy When You're Extremely Busy

Have you ever found yourself at work so swamped that you end up skipping lunch only to over-indulge at like 4:30 in the afternoon after having spent the day hangry, distracted, and being less productive than you’d wanted to be? Well, unfortunately, you aren’t alone. Most people who work 40+ hours a week find it difficult to keep on top of healthy eating habits1. So if you’re like me, and you want to try to get on top of good, healthy … Read More
Not Getting Enough Sleep? Try Drinking More Water

Not Getting Enough Sleep? Try Drinking More Water

As a recent study 1 found, many people do not get enough sleep. Currently, there are claims that the average Briton runs on just six hours of sleep a night. Lack of sleep often varies, yet the reasons are often linked to underlying psychological issues 2. However, a new study 3 is claiming it may be down to a simple cause of not drinking enough water throughout the day prior. The research was conducted by academics w … Read More
The Beginner’s Guide to Achieving a Healthier Gut

The Beginner’s Guide to Achieving a Healthier Gut

In case you weren’t aware, there are currently 2-6 pounds of bacteria in our bodies. It’s nothing to be alarmed about, in fact, the vast majority of our bodily functions are either controlled or influenced by the bacteria that make up our microbiome 1. Bacteria often get a bad reputation. We see it as the reason we get sick. However, the majority of the bacteria found in our bodies are actually necessary to our health. So her … Read More