Personal Health

Protein: should we worry about how much we consume?

High protein diets were once only really linked with athletes and body builders. Now, more people than ever are concerned about their protein intake. There is some belief however, that too much protein can do serious damage. Protein is an essential nutrient for the body. It is found in virtually every cell in the body and helps the body to repair and grow. Protein is made of amino acids –…

Maintaining a happy smile – tips for making sure your teeth are healthy

Strong, white, healthy teeth are all signs that we are looking after our oral health well. If your pearls are less than perfect, here are some tips to bring back the shine. Firstly, to have healthy teeth, we should start with a healthy diet! Include plenty of calcium rich foods like leafy greens, milk and low fat dairy. Also try to reduce the amount of added sugar in your diet….

Personal Trainers – are they worth the hourly rate?

Attending the gym for a workout can be a daunting time, especially if you aren’t a regular and don’t have much confidence in the first place. The minimal help that you’ll receive from gym instructors may not be enough to really get you in the mood for a good workout, especially if it is in a busy environment with other gym members watching carefully. Therefore using a personal trainer can…