Stand and deliver – better health

Sitting too long can damage your health Prolonged sitting can increase inflammation and your risk of cardiovascular disease. It slows down your body’s metabolism and raises the threat of obesity. That, in turn, elevates your risk of type 2 diabetes, dementia and cancer. With so many of us having sedentary jobs and working or playing on laptops, tablets … Read more

Why you should be a mitochondriac

Look after your mitochondria for higher energy Energy powers every function in your body – and that energy is generated in your trillions of mitochondria. So supporting mitochondrial health is central to keeping healthy overall – and in combating the decline in cellular energy that becomes an issue by your early 50s. Because it is … Read more

Mushrooms – a health SUPERfood?

‘Medicinal Mushrooms’ Mushrooms have been an important source of drugs for decades. About 80 years ago, Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the powerful group of antibiotics derived from the fungus Penicillium. Today, a group of so-called ‘Medicinal Mushrooms’ are gaining a wide interest – due to the increased publication of clinical trials. The Medicinal Mushroom group … Read more

Over 50? Health facts every man should know

Men face health challenges when they reach 50 From the age of 50 onwards, men face health challenges they do need to address. Yet, most men pay less attention to their health than women do. And a lot less thought than they do to creating a financial plan for their retirement. And staying healthy is … Read more