Looking after your immune system – part 2

Looking after your immune system – part 2

Last month I focused on how important Vitamin C was to having a healthy immune system. This month, I want to talk about Vitamin D.  Why is Vitamin D important? Vitamin D is a superstar vitamin. More correctly, it’s actually a hormone. If levels are too low, this...
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...