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NUTRITION 9th August 2017

It can be deadly, yet 1 in 6 Americans has it.
What is Metabolic Syndrome?

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Question: Which of the following statements is true?
A: ‘I can’t put weight on, I have a fast metabolism’
B: ‘I can’t lose weight, I have a slow metabolism
C: ‘I have type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure – my doctor says it’s metabolic syndrome’
Answer: All of them

Sure, metabolism is how fast your body burns calories, but when it’s out of control it can make you sick. This state, known as metabolic syndrome is on the rise, bringing with it an increased risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer.

It affects 47 million American adults (1 in 6 people) and is even rising amongst teens (1 in 10). So what exactly is metabolic syndrome and how can you prevent it?

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NUTRITION 26th July 2017

The Genetic Diet:
A permanent solution to weight loss?

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“The same dietary advice cannot be good for everyone, because we are all different”.

That’s the hard line from Dr. Eran Elinav – immunologist at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel. His team studies nutritional genomics, a promising field of genetics that explains why you don’t lose weight on a given diet, even though your friend does.
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MIND 12th July 2017

Sunning in the South of France

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Ocean vista’s, fast cars, and beautiful mountain ranges – the South of France has it all. Last week I took a short three day trip to the Côte d’Azur aka the French Riviera. Here are some highlights!READ MORE


NUTRITION 28th June 2017

It lives in the sea but is this the
most important plant in the world?

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Marine phytoplankton is a microscopic marine algae that lives just below the surface of the ocean. Invisible to the human eye, it is now regarded by scientists at NASA as the most important plant on earth. Why? It’s responsible for 90% of the world’s oxygen and even our food supply.

As if that wasn’t enough, the potent detox and healing properties of phytoplankton, make it one of the most promising discoveries in the future of natural medicine.

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FOOD 21st June 2017

Quick and Easy
Chicken Masala

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This week’s post was meant to pay homage to one of my childhood favorites: tandoori chicken. An indian classic, it packs a rich, vibrant punch; infusing the spices of tandoori, masala, and cumin. It’s versatile too: bake, grill or BBQ it.

As I unpacked my groceries, ready to start, I realized my haste at the supermarket had cost me the key ingredient: tandoori. Ooops. READ MORE


NUTRITION 14th June 2017

Are you cut out for six pack abs?
Take the test to find out

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Six pack abs are like the holy grail of fitness: good luck finding them.

Forget what you see on TV. No one ever got abs from a pill or a four-week workout plan. Nothing about a six pack is quick. It takes months, if not years, to fine tune this muscle group.

Do you have what it takes?  Answer these questions to see if you’re cut out for the most coveted prize in fitness.READ MORE