Yearly Archives: 2017

What exactly is your ‘metabolism’?

The correct name for your metabolism is BMR - Basal Metabolic Rate. Your BMR is the minimum level of energy your body needs when at rest to function effectively. This includes your respiratory and circulatory organs, neural system, liver, kidneys etc etc. You are always burning energy (in the form of calories or kilojoules) even…
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Omega-3 fat for your health!

Omega-3 fats are a crucial part of human cell membranes. They also have a number of other important functions, including: Improving heart health: Omega-3 fatty acids can increase “good” HDL cholesterol. They can also reduce triglycerides, blood pressure and the formation of arterial plaques. Supporting mental health: Taking omega-3s can reduce symptoms of depression, schizophrenia and…
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