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Need a pick-me-up? HALF of us are now popping a daily dose of vitamins

Need a pick-me-up? HALF of us are now popping a daily dose of vitamins

22nd September 2016

What was the story?The number of daily users has jumped by 5 % to 46 % in a yearSales are also on the rise, with the UK spending £414million annuallyOccasional use is put at  65 %, according to study by analysts MintelWhere was it published?http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3799269/Need-pick-HALF-popping-daily-dose-vitamins.htmlAlmost half of Britons take a…

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5 Stretching Tips For Improving Flexibility

5 Stretching Tips For Improving Flexibility

19th September 2016

Static Stretching. One of the most simple and effective ways to improve flexibility is to do some static stretches. A basic example of this is bending over and touching your toes to stretch, this stretches the hamstring muscles in the back of the legs as well as the upper and lower…

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Do I need to Eat Little & Often to Lose weight?

Do I need to Eat Little & Often to Lose weight?

12th September 2016

Traditionally in the UK  we tend to eat 3 square meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) yet when asked ‘how to lose weight’ one of the most popular answers people give is to eat little and often. The reason which often follows this statement is that eating regularly increases…

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Vitamin D may protect against severe Asthma attacks

Vitamin D may protect against severe Asthma attacks

6th September 2016

Asthma is a condition which is characterised by inflammation of the airways. The inflammation is the result of the immune system malfunctioning and reacting to harmless substances such as pollen or dust mites. A new review study by the clinical research body has suggested that Vitamin D may help reduce…

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How does Caffeine work?

How does Caffeine work?

5th September 2016

Caffeine is the world’s most commonly consumed stimulant. It has been found to potentially enhance both mental and physical performance. It is found naturally in a range of foods with coffee being the most obvious, other sources include tea leaves, chocolate, cocoa beans and kola nuts. The safe daily intake…

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The Health Benefits of Omega-3.

The Health Benefits of Omega-3.

1st September 2016

Omega-3’s are essential fatty acids, this means we have to consume them from the diet as our bodies are unable to produce them. The two main forms of omega-3 are EPA and DHA. The best source of these fats is fish and in particular oily fish such as; mackerel, salmon,…

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