While we know that it plays a fundamental role in the building of our bones, Calcium’s influence goes far beyond bone health. It plays a vital role in other processes including muscle function, nerve transmission, and even blood clotting. In other words, it helps us to maintain a well-functioning body, in addition to preventing bone diseases.
Our lovely bones support our shape and movement and it would be really great to start to invest in good bone health all through our lives, so that we can remain mobile and strong for as long as possible as we age. Issues with our bones can be a problem for many reasons including poor diet, compromised digestion, or the influence of ageing and declining oestrogen
I was listening to a podcast with Tim Spector recently, who is a professor of genetics and author, and he mentioned that we should eat a variety of 30 plants per week as a good guide to getting a cross section of the nutrients and phytochemicals that we need. It sounds like a lot
While it would be ideal to eat all organic, it isn’t always possible to for loads of reasons. So have you ever wondered how to wash fruit & vegetables…
Have you ever joined the gym in January with the best of intentions, and yet not kept up your exercise routine? I often think that actually March is a better month to start because you are giving yourself a better chance to succeed. Our brain always wants to succeed, so if we are failing at something we often re-focus onto something else and best laid plans fall by the wayside. However, you might wonder why does our digestion need us to move in the first place? Well read on, in case this is the motivation you need to get back on the horse and start over.