Tag: health

Towards a Healthy Mind & Body

controlling belly fat

The Importance of Controlling Belly Fat

Some fat in your body is essential but excess fat in your belly region is a big health issue. Be aware and act.

your sweetest enemy

Sugar: Your Sweetest Enemy

Our bodies need sugar, but we consume far too much. Why? And what can you do about it?

What is your Optimal Heart Rate During Exercise?

Your optimal and maximum heart rate during exercise depends on your goals, age, and current fitness.

no pain, no gain

The Myth of ‘No Pain, No Gain’

Exercise is good for your health. But you can have too much of a good thing.

reducing salt intake

Reducing Salt Intake Saves Lives. No Debate

The results are clear. Reducing your salt intake is good for your health.

body burns fat

How Your Body Burns Fat (or Does It?)

We talk about our bodies burning fat when we exercise. It’s true, but there’s more to it.

lack of sleep

Lack of Sleep, your Body and your Brain

Our busy lives can impact on the sleep we get. Don’t let that happen.

longer life

The Secret to a Longer Life

Move fast, live fast. But know when to go slow if you want to live long.

sugar and chocolate

Sugar, Chocolate and Your Brain

A little of what you like is good for you. Especially if it is dark chocolate.

meditation and health

Meditation and Health

Meditation is important for mindful living. But meditation brings other benefits also.

false choices

Beware the False Choices Life Throws at You

Work, sleep, family, fitness and friends: have you time for them all?

power of touch

The Power of Touch and Pain Relief

Research shows the power of touch to ease pain. But we don’t seem to use this power enough.

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