The Devious Diet

The Devious Diet

There is an epidemic that affects most of us without even realising it. It causes doubt in self value, devalues health and can lead to serious mental health problems if left unchecked. I’m talking about following diet culture or having a “diet mentality”. The funny...
Working Out While Travelling

Working Out While Travelling

Often when travelling or being away from home on holiday, it feels as though all structure and rules go out the window: routines get jumbled, sleeping patterns change (glorious lazy mornings of sleeping in become the norm), it becomes alright to have that...
The importance of drinking water

The importance of drinking water

The importance of drinking water I’m sure you have heard that water is the health guru’s secret weapon – the old standard, “drink two litres of water a day” is, after all, one of the most well-known tips in the journey to getting fit. Have you ever wondered why? Water...
Part 3: Oesophagus and Stomach

Part 3: Oesophagus and Stomach

Let’s swallow our pride, and learn to stomach the truth, because today’s discussion focusses on just that: the oesophagus and stomach. First, let’s do a quick anatomy lesson: the oesophagus is the tube that actually physically transports the food from your mouth, down...
Part 2: Mouthing Off

Part 2: Mouthing Off

What do heart disease, mouth-wash and the way you were born all have in common? The answer is this: the living microbiome that is your mouth. In other words, you mouth is a living world on it’s own that is different and unique to any other part of the body, with...
Part 1: What is the GIT?

Part 1: What is the GIT?

Although GIT sounds like a British slang term, it’s actually something much more important. To kick off our series on Internal Organs, we’ll start with a discussion around the golden line that runs through each of us: The Gastro-Intestinal Tract – also known as our...

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