Fuelling your heart: the engine keeping your body alive

The essence of life, our most essential organ, indeed, the engine that keeps our bodies alive, is the heart.

Albeit relatively small, the heart pumps a staggering estimate of 23,000 litres of blood around your body. This pumping of blood is essential in delivering oxygen and nutrients to every organ and part of the body while, at the same time, removing unwanted carbon dioxide and other toxins.

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Promoting health and fitness at the office

Have you ever found yourself sitting at the office, glancing over to your colleague as she happily eats her healthy bowl of salad or raw veggies for lunch while you sink your teeth into your white-bread-chicken-mayo-sandwich?

The guilt sweeps over you as you feel every single carb pile up on your hips. She simply lifts another chickpea to her mouth and you feel like you can see her tricep pop through her sleeve. Not a great feeling.

So, will you ditch the bread tomorrow, go for a run and try a salad?

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The Diet Debate: Can you eat you way out of abdominal discomfort

All of us have suffered from a stomach sickness of some sort. Whether it is the more embarrassing gassy kind, bloating, heartburn, stomach cramps or even severe pain – everybody experiences abdominal discomfort from time to time. Our diet is directly related to our digestive health and consequently to our overall wellbeing, because let’s face it – cramps and crankiness go hand in hand and nobody with flatulence dares to be too friendly! If you are regularly experiencing tummy troubles, you might want to consider some dietary adjustments.

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Food for thought: Can the right foods make you smarter?

Clever food choices make for clever people. Every bite you take can either boost or bust your brainpower. Here’s how to munch your way to more marbles:

Fish out your faculties

Omega oils are optimal brain food and nothing provides a better bucketful of this superb nutrient than fatty fish. There are many fishes in the sea, but salmon, tuna, mackerel, herring and sardines fare especially well at waxing your wit. There truly is something fishy about cognitive health…

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Scent of the Sea: Fish oil and Vitamin A

One of the most important building materials we can take when growing up or during adulthood when we want to keep our muscles healthy and our bones strong, is fish oil. You may be wondering why fish in particular are very healthy for us – providing unbeatable benefits from Omega-3 and that vital fish liver contribution, Vitamin A.

The value of Omega-3

So fish, the essence of fish and the fishiness of fish are closely entwined with our most ancient physiological and physical structures and development. Omega-3 impacts on the most vital areas of our health:

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