Posts made in December, 2014

Sweet Tooth 0

Sweet Tooth

Sugar – sucrose – is a carbohydrate that is present naturally in fruits and vegetables. All plants use a natural process called photosynthesis to turn sunlight into the nourishment they need for growth. Of...

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World of Sugar 0

World of Sugar

People all around the world eat sugar as part of a healthy, nutritious and balanced diet. Many people worry that eating sugar may be bad for their health. Their concern is unnecessary as extensive research...

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All About Gluten 0

All About Gluten

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley, triticale and oats. In some people, eating or drinking anything containing gluten can cause different types of undesirable reactions. The most extreme of these...

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Christmas Calories 0

Christmas Calories

Overindulging is something we are all guilty of at Christmas. But did you know there are around 6,000 calories lurking in the average Christmas Day feast, putting us at risk of gaining almost half a stone by...

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Exercise Outdoors 0

Exercise Outdoors

Think hitting the gym is hard? It’s even tougher when beautiful summer weather beckons you to ditch the four walls and stale air of the indoors for the sun and breeze outside. Stop ignoring your...

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Take a Stand 0

Take a Stand

About Sitting * The American Medical Association (AMA) agrees that sitting for extended periods of time can be bad for personal health. Their policy recommends organizations offer sitting alternatives,...

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Burning Xmas Calories 0

Burning Xmas Calories

Most people would expect to indulge a little over Christmas, but it might be surprising to hear the average person could have eaten a staggering 6,000 calories yesterday – nearly three times the...

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The New Superfoods 0

The New Superfoods

Superfoods are foods — mostly plant-based but also some fish and dairy — thought to be nutritionally dense and thus good for one’s health. The term has no set scientific meaning, however, and any list...

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Get Core Strong 0

Get Core Strong

Your core consists of dozens of muscles that perform multiple tasks, including holding you upright and protecting your vital organs. Our core has three-dimensional depth and functional movement in all three...

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