Health & Wellbeing

Saturday, 29 February 2020  |  Admin
The Importance of Calcium and Phosphorous to the Body

Both calcium and phosphorous play important parts in the health of the body. Specifically, these minerals are essential for healthy bones and teeth, but also have other important roles within the body.

Tuesday, 18 February 2020  |  Admin
The Importance of Drinking Water

Water is of vital importance to the body, which can survive but a few days without it. Although amounts vary between different weight individuals, the average adult’s body is made up of approximately 50 - 60% water which equates to roughly 80 pints in a 150 lb weight male.

Sunday, 9 February 2020  |  Admin
Bloated Stomach Remedies

Many of us have experienced the uncomfortable feeling of being bloated at some time or other. Itís usually at some really inconvenient time, just before an important interview or that party youíve been waiting for ages to go to.

Tuesday, 4 February 2020  |  Admin
The Systems of the Human Body

The systems of the human body can be a complex subject to understand. Here we briefly outline the main systems and the part they play in the human body.

Wednesday, 22 January 2020  |  Admin
The Digestive Process - A Brief Description

The digestive process begins in the mouth. Saliva is secreted from the three sets of salivary glands in the mouth and is mixed with the food, aided by the tongue, during the action of chewing. 

Tuesday, 21 January 2020  |  Admin
The Function of the Liver in the Body

The liver produces bile which is secreted through bile ducts and stored in the gall bladder. When fatty foods reach the duodenum, bile is released in order to emulsify and break down the fats.

Tuesday, 7 January 2020  |  Admin
Why Crash Diets Do Not Work

Crash dieting or eating a severely restricted diet is unlikely to result in successful permanent weight control for many reasons.

Wednesday, 1 January 2020  |  Admin
How Important are Vitamins to your Body?

Although the human body needs very small amounts of vitamins, they are essential to the body’s correct functioning, growth, ability to fight diseases and general good health.

Sunday, 15 December 2019  |  Admin
You are What you Eat!

"You are what you eat" is a phrase we seem to hear quite often nowadays, but how relevant is it in the modern world with such a vast array of food choices readily available to us?

Saturday, 14 December 2019  |  Admin
The Yeast Menace

The yeast menace refers to the potentially debilitating fungal infection Candidosis, also known as Monilia, Thrush or simply yeast infection. When the ratio of friendly bacteria to Candida (which is a type of yeast) becomes out of balance, then the Candida can proliferate, resulting in Candidosis.

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