Low Vitamin D and Weight loss?

Vitamin D is one of my  ‘Desert Island’ supplements, assuming it was an island with no sunshine. Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin, but vitamin D is really a hormone that is involved in over 2000 reactions in your body, meaning it is fundamental to health and wellness. What does vitamin D do? Plays…

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Can 5 portions of fruit and veg a day harm your brain?

Can eating 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day harm your brain? In a way, yes if choose the wrong type. Diets to improve physical appearance are all good, but you need a great mind to run your body. Your brain is in charge of how you feel, move and perform. Even if you…

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5 Ways to Ward off Depression All Year Round

Hello and welcome to my blog Here in the UK the days are getting shorter and for many reasons some people expect to feel a bit low, but it doesn’t have to be like that. In this blog today I discuss several different approaches to combating depression, as depression goes beyond just feeling low or…

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Why Are More Pro Athletes Moving into Central Nervous System Training? Why Should You?

The nervous system is a complicated system of different types of nerves and cells that send and receive messages between the brain and spinal cord and different parts of the body.  In a nutshell, the purpose of the nervous system is to sense what is happening inside and outside the body and to react promptly,…

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Thyroid 101

Hello and welcome to my blog. This an introduction to the thyroid gland, thyroid hormones, what happens when it malfunctions and which test to get if you think you have a thyroid problem. 20 million or more people in the US have thyroid issues and many are un-diagnosed, meaning there is a lack of understanding…

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Most Dangerous Diet Drug? DNP or Rainbow Pills ?

Hello and welcome to my blog. Today it is a very long blog, I’m going to tell you about a bright yellow compound called DNP or 2,4 Di-Nitro-Phenol and a bit about another coloured drug ‘Rainbow diet pill’. Both of these colourful compounds have been around for over 70yrs. The media are talking about DNP…

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How do I train my brain to make myself more confident?

We all have dreams, goals or ambitions. Whether you want, be it success, sex, friends, money, fame, travel, or something else.  More often than not, having or achieving  what you want comes down to this question: How confident are you? Self-confidence is important if you want to succeed or win regardless of what you’re after.…

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How to protect body’s powerhouse ? Can antibiotics make you tired and fat? Part 1

Hello and welcome back ! This isn’t a post about the core or Pilates powerhouse, but it does involve useful advice if you feel like you lack energy or want to have super human energy. This blog is also about how we are more of a bag of bacteria than we ever believed and how…

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Depression – Is it biological, psychological or neurological – Can I help myself?

Depression is something that most people either experience first hand or have to watch a loved one suffer. In a way depression is like back pain, in that if you have never had it then its not possible to understand what it feels like or why the person suffering can’t ‘just get better’. In my…

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Can we use biochemistry to slow down ageing?

We all know that ageing occurs and time marches on, we also know that it occurs at different speeds from person to person as some people age gracefully and others disgracefully. In the world of celebrities and media  many people, particularly women feel they are not allowed to age, so anti-ageing is big business. I…

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