• The risk of mobile phone and teens

    The risk of mobile phone and teens

    As parents, we’re all concerned about the benefits and dangers of mobile phones and digital media. We look for answers everywhere. The digital revolution bombards parents with new concepts and ways to communicate which we want our kids to be part of, but not to be devoured by screens. There’s a new way of communicating

  • ARE YOU OR YOUR FAMILY AT RISK?

    ARE YOU OR YOUR FAMILY AT RISK?

    Are you increasing your risk of disease by 50%? If you have an office-based job where you spend a significant number of hours sitting at a desk, the answer is yes. Even your children could be at risk sitting down for long periods at school. Sedentary behaviour comes in all shapes and forms – driving

  • DOES EXERCISING BOOTS YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM?

    DOES EXERCISING BOOTS YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM?

    Exercise helps decrease your chances of developing heart disease and keeps your bones healthy and strong. But to what extent can exercise help increase your immunity to certain illnesses? There are several theories including: · Physical activity helps to flush bacteria out of your lungs and airways reducing your chance of getting a cold, flu

  • EXCITING INNOVATION IN HEALTH AND FITNESS

    EXCITING INNOVATION IN HEALTH AND FITNESS

    The importance of exercise and healthy eating has never been greater, as our jobs become increasingly demanding. So how are scientists contributing to health and fitness? Here are some exciting innovations for the future: 3D meal printing Engineers at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology developed the ‘Digital Fabricator Concept’, a prototype for a machine that

  • HOMEMADE DETOXING

    HOMEMADE DETOXING

    After the Christmas excesses, now’s the time for a clean up – house, computer, wardrobe… and even your body. Give your body a hand in flushing out the toxins and feel lighter, more focused and with a sharper mind. Some fruits and vegetables have a magical and powerful effect – the kind that only nature

  • HOW TO EXERCISE AT EVERY AGE

    HOW TO EXERCISE AT EVERY AGE

    Our bodies are changing throughout our whole lives and, at each stage, will benefit from a different type of exercise for both a healthy mind and body, regardless of our age. While our exercise habits are best nurtured in childhood, it is never too late to start some kind of exercise regime. “The key is