Marina Saif, RNutr

Heart Health: Top Tips for a Happy Healthy Heart.

Happy Valentine’s Day! – Lets get your heart racing, healthy and happy ! The human heart and its functions. The heart is one of the most fundamental organs in the body. Physically, it consists of muscle, and is approximately the size of a fist, located slightly to the left side of the chest. The heart […]

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Nutrition & Exercise Tips for the New Year

It’s the first week of the new year 2023!  Many of us have made new year’s resolutions around getting rid of any bad habits and implementing new healthy habits into our everyday lives. If you’re still unsure which good habits you can commence, ensure you include ones around a healthy diet and moving more. A

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Diabetes, November 14th is World Diabetes Day.

As defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO), diabetes is a chronic, metabolic disease which consists of consistently elevated blood sugar levels. This often happens resulting from long-term unhealthy lifestyle choices. Overtime, this elevated blood sugar levels can cause insulin resistance (type 2 diabetes) or resulting from little or no production of insulin from the

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Nutrition for Menstruating and Active Women (Athletes): There’s a “cycle” way around them!

A woman’s menstrual cycle (aka period) varies from woman to woman and there are factors which can affect this cycle; these include; body fat percentage, stress levels, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and contraception. Typically, a woman’s period can begin aged 12-18 and occurs up to age 45-50, each cycle lasting around 21-36 days; on average

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Skeletal Muscles, Strength Training & Nutrition.

Skeletal muscles: did you know that if you don’t use them, you lose them! Strength training: what is it? Strength training is often referred to as weight-training, however, it is not limited to just that. Resistance training is any exercise which gets your muscles working against an opposing force or weight, this could be against

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Matcha: Find out why this plant would make you the perfect matcha (also a great pre-sports drink).

We are constantly finding ways to improve our health, performance and to avoid catching unwanted viruses/ diseases. Sometimes, the most effective ways to achieve these are in the small (or big) habits that we commit ourselves to every day! Like we have mentioned before; we are simply what we eat, (or drink)! Ah, Green goodness!

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Exercise, Nutrition & Health: The importance of nutrition & physical activity to a healthy lifestyle

Nutrition Nutrition is the study of how foods and drinks impact our bodies. Nutrition is a crucial part of health and development, this is especially important starting from the embryo point and during childhood where our bodies initially start to form and growth is developed. Nutrients provide nourishment from the foods we eat. There are

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