• 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

  • WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST

    WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST

    Do you want to start your day healthy and feeling full of energy? Good news… it’s easy! As the most important meal of the day, don’t skip breakfast. Start your day with plenty of fuel and you’ll feel energised for the rest of the day. Want to lose some weight too? A healthy start is

  • WHY DO WE EAT?

    WHY DO WE EAT?

    A hundred years ago, the answer would have been simple – when we are hungry. Nowadays, there are a number of answers – 25% eat because it is meal time (whether you’re hungry or not) and 20% because they are bored or working on something that doesn’t motivate them. Food is everywhere – not just

  • DOES A CALORIE COUNTING APP HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT?

    DOES A CALORIE COUNTING APP HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT?

    There’s much debate about whether these kind of apps actually work. They promise a lot — from helping you burn ‘fuel’ to shedding pounds, but when it comes to making a difference to your health, these apps generally fall short. Do they help users lose weight, control their blood pressure or sleep better? A report

  • WATER – THE ESSENCE OF LIFE

    WATER – THE ESSENCE OF LIFE

    Our body has many ways of telling us something is wrong. If you are worried about bad breath, dry skin, muscle cramps, fever and chills, food cravings (especially for sweets) or constant tiredness, the solution could be simpler that you think. Drink water. Figures show that Londoners – where a fifth of patients are Tired