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Most pools also offer lessons if you’re a non-swimmer, or you haven’t swum for years and want to improve your technique. Swimming is a great way to tone up and trim down, because to swim you need to move your….
Olive oil is the pure oil obtained from the fruit of olive trees. No oil obtained using solvents, re-esterification processes, or mixed with other vegetable oils qualifies under this description. Fats and oils are an essential part of a balanced….
Water or fluid is a vital component of our diets, even though it’s not considered a specific nutrient. Water makes up 50 to 70 per cent of an adult’s total body weight and, without regular top-ups, our body’s survival time….
This group, which includes foods such as cakes, biscuits, sweets, sugar-sweetened drinks and crisps, makes up the smallest section of the ‘eatwell plate’. Fats facts Fat is a concentrated source of energy. Just 1g provides nine calories – more than double….
The foods in this group are important sources of protein, vitamins and minerals, and are particularly rich in calcium, which is essential for healthy bones and teeth. This food group includes milk and milk products – cheese, yoghurt and fromage frais –….
Drinking red wine is beneficial and heart healthy for you. Drinking even small amounts may increase the risk of breast cancer in women. What is important about red wine is the color, which comes from the skin of the grape…..
Stop slouching: When your posture isn’t good, you risk permanent damage to your skeleton, muscles, and nerves. Sit up straight and keep your back against the back of the chair so your head and shoulders get the support they need….
Clean Before preparing food you must always clean your hands thoroughly, which should go without saying but is surprisingly often overlooked. Providing hand-washing soap and towels at every sink in the house will make this an easy task to perform….
Exercise regularly to maintain your health and release stress, or take up a hobby. Set aside some quiet time to meditate and relax. Walking 20 minutes per day can change body chemistry in a way that calms the nervous system….
Stay away from big meals at night. Try to make dinnertime earlier in the evening, and avoid heavy, rich foods within two hours of bed. Fatty foods take a lot of work for your stomach to digest and may keep….