Saturday, July 2, 2022

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How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Keeping your teeth healthy is a vital part of your health that shouldn’t be overlooked! It’s important to make time to practice good oral hygiene as it can impact your health as you get older. Problems such as periodontal disease (gum disease), tooth decay, and even tooth fallout can be prevented by taking the time to properly care for your...

What happens when you use protein shakes?

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As many will already know, protein is an important part of our diets, however, if you are an athlete or someone that does a lot of exercise and training, protein is essential. During exercise, your body burns through protein, which means it that it will need to be replenished with protein-rich foods, however a quick and popular way to replenish...

Flavourmag Fitness – The Protein Project @Maximuscle

The end of December for many indicates it is time to start planning those new years resolutions again and I was no different! This year I vowed to myself that I would into the shape of my life! With good intentions I joined the local gym but inevitably, as with many new years resolutions my determination began to escape...

Enjoy the foodie goodness of Christmas without gaining weight! @EmbraceBex

With a few Embrace Nutrition tweaks YOU CAN still enjoy the foodie goodness without gaining weight! Treat Festive fizz Tweak Have a glass of half orange juice and half Jacob’s Creek Cool Harvest Sparkling Sauvignon Blank. This sparkling wine is 8.4% alcohol compared to 12.5% for most champagnes and sparkling wines. This option will still give you a Christmas fizz without...

How to detoxify your body

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Whether you drink recreationally or you have an addiction, the chances are that you already know about the negative effects prolonged use of drugs and alcohol can have on your long-term health. Toxins can harm your organs and body tissue, increasing your chances of diseases and other health problems. However – your body was naturally designed to heal, and making...

Top 10 Smoking Facts

From October 1st, anyone who smokes in a car with an under 18 year old in could be fined £50. Even if you’re under-18 and driving, if someone else is in your car and under 18, you’re going to be fined. Usually in films and on telly they ‘make smoking look cool’, in reality, you look a bit more like...

Infographic: Do we really know what is in our food?

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It’s a battle most of us have with ourselves on a daily basis. You’re out with a friend for lunch and you're presented with the decision between the ‘superfood salad’ packed full of ingredients we struggle to pronounce, or the carb heavy alternative that just tastes so good.We all know deep down what the right healthy options are, but how...

Tidy the Temple with Joey Bull

Joey Bull has poured a lifetime of lessons and learning into her new book Tidy The Temple.The four times UK Fitness Champion, former Adventure Athlete, mountaineer and instructor, classically trained dancer and internationally regarded fitness professional has produced a high quality publication that is different to the normal instructional guide.The Tidy The Temple system is derived and developed from...

New Year, Better You – Time to get fit

Happy New Year!!!!! I am Erron Dussard, personal trainer & founder of STONEiMAGE the premier health and fitness service provider. I am the guy to help you achieve your fitness goals this year.Many of you would have made New Years Resolutions where the focus is on improving your health, getting fitter and losing weight. Its January so the gyms are going...

How to get the most out of going to the gym

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Anyone can show up to the gym, but only a few people really make the most out of the time they spend there. If you’ve been working out for a while but are feeling like your workouts aren’t delivering the results you want to see, then this blog has some tips to help you maximise your exercise routine. Whether you’re...

Top 3 Diets vs. Healthy Eating @FMGNutrition

It’s January what does that mean DIET MONTH. Roll out the Fab diets, detox’s with the added commercials and supermarket promotions of all things diet and healthy. I understand this can be a bit daunting to take in, so I have put together my top 3 diets vs. healthy eating. Now before we dive in I want to draw...

Benefits of Water – Drink to that!! @EmbraceBex

Did you know that the human body is anywhere from 55% to 78% water depending on your size? And that your tissues and organs are mainly made up of water? For example the brain is actually 90% water, and muscle is 75%. Every cell in your body needs water, which why it is so important to drink enough fluid.So...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness – what should you know?

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According to NHS England, PCOS affects 1 in 5 women here in the UK, but do we know enough about it? Well, September marks Polycystic Ovary Syndrome awareness month, and we believe that it is time to put the spotlight on the condition. Many women take their reproductive health for granted, but it is vital to understand your own body...

99 Problems and a Bad Back Is One: UK Cities Suffering with the Worst Back Pain

Are you suffering from bad back pain? If yes, it’s more than likely that you’ve ventured onto the web to find out what’s caused your back pain and how you can alleviate it. New research into these searches, conducted by OTTY Sleep, reveals our biggest back pain queries and where in the UK people suffer the most from a bad...

Time to Snack! @EmbraceBex

Everyone does it. Very few people can stick to 3 meals a day with nothing in between. In fact eating every few hours (sensibly) is a great way to stabilise the metabolism, and so keep at a healthy weight. Now that winter is well and truly here we tend to want to snack on comfort foods which are not...

Always Tired? top 10 tips to beat fatigue

Essential advice on how to avoid tiredness So, how can you beat fatigue, regain your verve and put the spring back in your step? Check out our top 10 tips to help you beat fatigue and ensure you get the most out of yourself and your day!We've all been there: those days when you wake up shattered, can barely drag...

Do you need mole removal? What to check for

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Moles can be beautiful, a bane, or just bothersome, depending on how you feel about them and your skin. Often brown in colour and small, moles are mostly harmless. But it's not always the case. Because of this, and cosmetic reasons, mole removal is becoming more commonplace. Mole removal is a frequently used procedure that is used to treat and...

Chocolate Heaven

What is it about chocolate huh? Decadent, rich…it’s a treat like no other. A bite of chocolate can finish a meal or start a romance. So now comes the news that chocolate is actually good for you…talk about too good to be true. Researchers have discovered that eating moderate amounts of flavanol-rich dark chocolate has a blood-thinning effect, which...

Summer Lollies

Thank God! Summer is here finally. Instead of going to the local shop for an ice lolly, why not make it yourself? Here are a couple of home made and delicious ice lolly recipes that are healthy! What more could you ask for?Banana & Chocolate Lolly
Ingredients
: 2 Medium Bananas
3 Tbsp Natural Yoghurt
6 Drops of Vanilla Extract (Optional)
60g Dairy Milk...

9 Reasons why Brown rice is better than white rice

Brown rice is essentially what most forms of white rice looks like before being put through a refining process. To make rice white, first the outside hull and bran is removed. This makes rice lighter and faster to cook.In some cultures, rice is the staple food. With that in mind, here are my reasons why it is better to...

Healthy Meals Hacks Made Easy.

Have you ever wanted to be “Healthy” but life gets in the way? You have tried everything; Diets, Exercise or Detox. Yet your work and personal life’s balance is hanging by the thread, don’t worry I got you covered. My simple hacks will be getting you organised, if you try these for 21 days and watch your body, budget and time improve.Containers: Forget those dry, dusty plastic containers that you may...

Impressive Health Benefits Of CBD Oil Drive Steady Popularity Increase

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The cannabis industry has really taken off as products containing CBD oil have exploded onto the market following the removal of legal boundaries surrounding the use of marijuana. However, the popularity of CBD oil is expected to continue to increase for years to come, with other industries noting the extreme profits to be made. While the food industry and even...

How to Restore Volume to Thin Hair

Everyone wants to look their best but when it comes to appearances, hair can be difficult to control. From adverse weather conditions messing up your mane to damage due to excessive use of styling tools, there are many reasons why your hair can become thin and dull. Luckily, there are also plenty of ways to boost hair health. So, whether...

The shape shifter: interview with personal trainer Erron Dussard @STONEiMAGE

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For the last 7 weeks our editor Annika Allen has been attending work out sessions with health and fitness provider STONEiMAGE run by personal trainer Erron Dussard. The 27-year-old Londoner has been getting her fit and ready to take part in Tough Mudder – a 12 mile long muddy obstacle courses designed to test strength, stamina, mental grit, and...

Welsh Pro Wrestler Rob Terry becomes Body Building Champion in Vegas

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36-year-old Rob Terry, from Swansea, has scooped bodybuilding’s ‘Mr. Natural Olympia’ Trophy after a weekend of competition on the Las Vegas strip. Standing 6ft 4 inches, Rob towered over competitors from all over the globe to win the judge's verdict. The Olympia trophy marks a culmination of massive bodybuilding wins for the man who was once eyed up by WWE’s...

Beauty regimes that also help your health

Most girls would readily admit they are obsessed with beauty regimes, never failing to check up on the latest trends and test them out for themselves. Yet, not many girls would admit to checking up as much on trends that affect their health. So, what about regimes that can do both and help us become more like the beautiful babes...

Another boring sandwich for lunch? Think Again!

It’s 1pm on a Monday afternoon and that must mean it’s lunchtime! More and more of us are bringing lunch into work to save money. Look down at your soggy cheese sandwich and packet of crisps for the last time. In this article I will explain why lunch is so important and hopefully create inspiration for healthy, quick and simple lunch...

Top 3 Tips for Healthy Eating Plus special readers offer @EmbraceBex

As a nutritionist, I am always asked for simple and easy tricks for healthy eating. With that in mind here are my Top 3 Tips for anyone trying to improve their diet, and they provide a good place to start whatever your goals are. Always eat breakfast Your body (and also your brain!) expects to be refueled several times a day....

Diet Drinks and Health Concerns

Diet shakes have long been marketed as miracle solutions for people trying to lose weight – whether incorporated as meal replacements or as supplements in the gym though, it’s difficult to gauge how healthy they actually are. Diet shakes and meal replacements all boast various qualities, although the main claimed benefit is normally – as you’d probably imagine – weight...

Boobs, Bums and Botox; are reality stars responsible for sudden surges in cosmetic enquiries?

Who are are biggest influencers when it comes to plastic surgery? I'm sure you won't be surprised by celebrities being the answer. But just how much impact do they have on the amount of enquiries cosmetic surgeries receive?According to data collated by Transform Cosmetic Surgery, enquiries into laser treatments hit an all-time high in 2012 after Kim Kardashian admitted...