Factors that Decrease Fertility

Stress alters functioning of the adrenal system, digestive system and most importantly alters hormone levels. It prevents ovulation in the female and sperm from being added to the ejaculate in the male.

10 Tips For Fat Loss

Be honest with yourself about the state of your diet and health. Consider writing a food diary to see how poorly you actually eat.

Prepare. Meal planners are fabulous. If you plan to eat well, your half the way there.

A New Broom for Your Spring Clean

Exposure to Toxins is Inevitable

It is an unfortunate fact of modern life that we are constantly exposed to all manner of toxins; in our homes, cars and workplaces, in the air we breathe, the food we eat and the water we drink. These unavoidable toxins can do a lot of damage to your cells through a process known as oxidation (or free radical damage), which also contributes to the ageing process.

Acne

Acne is an inflammatory disease of the skin that affects those areas which contain the largest sebaceous glands, including the nose, central forehead, cheeks, chin, back, and trunk. Acne is characterized by blackheads and inflammatory lesions such as papules, pustules and in more severe cases, cysts and nodules.

Alcohol Fun Facts

Alcohol Fun Facts

With the festive season on our doorstep, I thought I would have a look at alcohol.

Are You Eating Enough Protein?

Protein is broken down by the body into essential and non-essential amino acids. Essential means that you must consume this component as the human body can not manufacture it. Therefore eating amino acid containing foods are a must for a healthy happy body.

Are Your Stress Hormones Making You Fat?

Stress is defined as the non-specific response of the body to any demand for change. And it can be sub-divided into 4 categories: (the body responds in the same manner, regardless of the stimulus)

Autumn Rapidly Approaches Along with Allergies!

Autumn and Allergies!

It seems like only yesterday that we were celebrating Christmas and now Easter is almost upon us.

BUTTER is better than MARGARINE

BUTTER is better than MARGARINE

You may not realise it, but when it comes to spreads, butter is better than margarine.

Cellulite

What is Cellulite?

Cellulite describes dimpling of skin, caused by the protrusion of subcutaneous fat into the dermis. It is caused by a loss of flexibility of the connective tissue and muscle surrounding the fat tissue. It is believed 85% and 98% of post-pubescent females display some degree of cellulite, predominantly around the hips, thighs and buttocks.