While you can believe that you’re looking after yourself well the truth of the matter is you may be hurting your health. For instance, you may enjoy eating cheese and think that it gives you a boost of calcium, when in actual fact you have an intolerance to lactose and this is causing you to get stomach cramps. As crazy as it sounds, what seems like a mild reaction to an action that everyone else does–like eating cheese–can cause you extreme pain later down the track.
There’s nothing worse than feeling sluggish and fatigued. When you feel like this you cannot get anything done, everything is an effort and you have zero motivation. In fact, feeling sluggish can easily have a knock on effect for almost every aspect of your life—work, social outings, and even spending time with your partner and friends can all get pushed aside. So, how can you find your mojo again? Let’s find out…
For many people, their work is not a great source of health and wellbeing – quite the opposite in fact. It leaves them feeling tired, stressed out, and full of aches and pains that come with sitting at a desk for so long. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
The health benefits — mind, body and soul — are considerable when you race competitvely, whether this is on foot, wheels or with wings. Have you ever considered competitive racing? Even if you’re not the competitive type, there are reasons why you should. Every year, people put on their running shoes to compete against others […]
Anyone who has been shopping lately knows how hard it is to find the right cooking oil. Many of us, including Fiona Tuck, nutritional medicine practitioner, stand in front of the shelves just gazing at the endless choices – canola, olive, avocado, and rice bran – the list just goes on-and-on. Then, we recall the latest research and other published findings, further complicating the issue further – don’t go for animal fats vegetable is better, hang on, it may be better to switch back. Duh-oh! So, which oil is the best for our health?