Future Proof Your Brain – Part 2

Future Proof Your Brain – Part 2

We all want to protect our brain for as long as possible – but did you know that the brain is the most energy-hungry organ in the body. Despite weighing just 1.5kg, it steals roughly 25% of the body’s energy requirements. Much like a performance car, the brain...
Future Proof Your Brain

Future Proof Your Brain

A fear for many people as they get older is that they are going to be physically able, but their mind will fail them.  By the time you get to your 40s, chances are you’re already walking into rooms with absolutely no idea what you came there for. Of course, what’s...
What Fats are Good For You?

What Fats are Good For You?

How many of us look for low fat, reduced fat or no fat food when we’re shopping? Do you reduce your fat intake if you want to lose a little bit of weight? Are you worried that the increasing wobbly bits are because you’re eating too much fat? Do you...
How to switch off the ‘hunger hormone’

How to switch off the ‘hunger hormone’

‘Hormones’.  Oestrogen and testosterone are the two that most likely spring to mind, and their role in puberty, libido, the reproductive system.  In fact, our bodies produce a whole host of other hormones which play a role in our health and how we function...
Fed up with your tummy troubles?

Fed up with your tummy troubles?

Bloating, gassy, cramps, heavy, uncomfortable? One minute you can’t go to the loo and the next minute you can’t get off it?  The likely cause is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). It’s incredibly common. According to Guts UK, a charity set up to promote awareness of...