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12 Oct

Belly Fat

Having some fat in your belly is normal. After all fat is there to protect and insulate your body. Nevertheless, having too much belly fat maybe harmful to your health and increase your risk of developing certain chronic diseases. There are two main types of belly fat — Subcutaneous belly fat one (found under your skin) and visceral belly […]

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9 Jun

Quick & Easy Recipes

We all lead busy lives and as working professionals healthy meal prep is not always easy. Planning meals can be time consuming and after a busy day at work it’s far easier to pop into the local supermarket for one of your favourite ready meals or better still, just pick up a take away.  Time will […]

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28 May

Mood Swings

Mood swings are one of the most common symptoms experienced during the menopause.  Mood swings affect every woman differently and can be frustrating, particularly when they seem out of control and out of character. Fluctuating hormone levels can impact neurotransmitters in the brain. These neurotransmitters, like GABA and Serotonin, regulate feelings of calm and the pain-pleasure […]

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21 May

Joint Stiffness / Muscle Weakness

As we age joints generally become stiffer and prone to inflammation. Oestrogen is known for managing inflammation levels throughout the body. The age range for menopause is 45 – 55 years, so you don’t have to think too hard as to why many women put their aches and pains down to ageing. There are a […]

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23 Apr

Menopause Symptoms

Menopause is a completely normal event that every woman goes though. Fluctuating hormones can have varying effects on your body and the way you feel.  Peri-menopause is the term given for the duration leading up to the point where your periods stop altogether. When periods have stopped for 12 months consecutively, you are considered ‘post menopausal’. […]

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5 Mar

Magnificent Magnesium

Magnesium is one of the most abundant minerals in the body. It is essential for normal skeletal growth and is involved in a wide range of biochemical reactions. The benefits of magnesium has found to have effects on the nervous system, reducing symptoms of muscle spasms and twitches. The relaxation effects it has on muscles […]

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18 Nov

Did you know…

You’ve heard the saying  “…an apple day keeps the doctor away..” but in this case eating an apple, drinking curtain beverages, chomping down on delicious whole grains and savouring some essential fats…really can help to keep your GP at bay…. …why is this so, you may ask…….Polyphenols. It’s their collective nutrient! Polyphenols are a group of naturally occurring micronutrients in plants. […]

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26 Jun

Wellbeing for Busineses

  Great wellbeing discussion at Cripps in Tunbridge Wells. The discussion was live streamed to their other branches in Kings Hill and Chelsea. Wellbeing is such a hot topic within businesses right now and businesses are looking to experts for guidance. My presentation covered a variety of topics from stress & the symptoms, sleep deprivation, […]

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31 Jan

Vitamin A

Plant based vitamin A Beta carotene is an antioxidant that converts to vitamin A when digested and plays a very important role in health. Vitamin A gives some fruits and veggies their yellowy and orange color. ? ? ? ? Beta carotene is also found in herbs and spices such as: paprika, cayenne, chili, parsley, […]

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5 Dec

Radio Kent

Yesterday (Wednesday – 28/11/18),  Henry Adekoya was live on BBC Radio Kent, talking to Julia George about some health and fitness topics. He didn’t have time to go into the studio so they allowed Henry to talk on his mobile live on the radio! Henry is 31:28 minutes in. Julia George – 28/11/2018 – @bbcradiokent […]

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