When it comes to metabolism, it can seem like a real luck-of-the-draw situation as to whether yours will be fast or slow. Below is a list of techniques and tips to give your body a little extra fighting power against the calories you consume.
Whether it’s for the likes of fried chicken and ice cream, or a healthy piece of fruit, we all get hit with sudden food cravings every now and again. It’s easy to put this down to simply being in the mood for a snack you like, but when your body is telling you something, there’s always a reason. Depending on what you crave, your body could be trying to tell you any number of things, and it’s important to listen. Here we’re going to outline some of the main food cravings, and the meanings behind them.
Many people start running as a part of a general lifestyle change to get fit and lose weight. Running burns a lot of calories (an average of about 100 calories per mile), so you would think that would lead to weight loss. However, this is not always the case with some runners finding they don’t lose any weight. There is no straight forward answer on this, as everyone is different, but here are some things to take into consideration…
We’ve all heard of lactose intolerance, but do you really know what it is? There’s a good chance that you think it is the medical term for a dairy allergy, but the two are in fact completely unrelated conditions. This blog will look at the definition and various forms of lactose intolerance, as well as its implications.
April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month, and despite the fact that IBS is not something most people would like to discuss, it’s nothing to be embarrassed about. In fact, an estimated 10-15% of the global population is thought to have IBS, so the condition is more common than most of us realise.
The 14th of November 2016 is World Diabetes Day, which aims to raise awareness and spread information about diabetes. In honour of this important day, we’ve compiled a list of the five best superfoods for diabetics.
World Diabetes Day falls on November 14th every year on the birthday of insulin co-creator Dr. Frederick Banting, and is the annual occasion when the world’s attention turns to the growing problem that is diabetes. But what exactly is diabetes?
IBS is extremely common, affecting as many as one in five of the population. It is most common in people in their 20’s and 30’s and the condition affects more women than men.
Being gluten intolerant is more common than many people think. Many diseases have been linked to gluten and many people who are sensitive or intolerant to gluten go undiagnosed.