Want To Sleep Better? Discover Your Chronotype
Are you more active in the mornings or evenings? Like to be in bed by 8 pm or enjoy staying up till late? Every person has unique patterns of alertness throughout different times of the day. Our bodies function according to our individual biological clocks and sleep chronotypes.
Is your lifestyle making you age faster?
You undoubtedly know your age, the number of years that have passed since you were born. But do you know your biological age? Also known as physiological or functional age, biological age differs from chronological age because it considers the gradual accumulation of damage to various cells and tissues in the body. In summary, your body may be younger or older than the years you have been on this planet!Your biological age is influenced by your lifestyle, genetics, chronological age, and certain diseases. While the passing of time is out of our control, it is possible to manage how our body ages through lifestyle improvements.
Postpartum Recovery With Mum Of Three Shelley Mckenzie
Nutritionist and Founder of Freedom Wellness Shelley Mckenzie answers some postpartum nutrition questions.
One woman shares her egg freezing journey
Are you wondering if freezing your eggs is a good way to expand your fertility window? We've chatted with a woman who has gone through the entire process and learned quite a lot about how empowering the whole experience can be.
Is inflammation preventing you from losing weight?
Weight Loss, as many other initiatives we may take to improve our health, tend to be more efficient if taken holistically. Looking at your diet and and exercise may seem the most intuitive approach, however, many studies indicate you should also manage inflammation to ensure your weight loss efforts brings the results you wish for. Recent studies have shown that although exercise and diet management are efficient weight loss tools, it will not be effective if your body is fighting inflammation. Inflammation knocks the body out of balance. A healthy lifestyle is key to returning back to equilibrium.
What's your health score?
Managing wellbeing through lifestyle adjustments may come naturally to us humans. However, there's much we may not know about the real impact of our habits on our bodies, and most of us would not know which habits we tackle first to improve our health scores.
How Social Connection Can Make You Healthier
Human beings are wired to connect with each other and our well being depends on it. According to scientist Scientist Matthew Lieberman, who studies the neuroscience of human connections, we are profoundly shaped by our social environment and that we suffer greatly when our social bonds are threatened or severed.
Inflammation Is The Body’s Early Warning System
Our bodies are built to protect our wellbeing. In particular, chemicals in our white blood cells are important in activating inflammation as part of the body’s perennial objective of homeostasis, or in other words, physiological equilibrium. This is why inflammation biomarkers help us better understand how our bodies are responding to infection, injury, stresses, and to any lifestyle changes.
Meal Prep Like A Pro: What You Need To Get Started
Preparing your meals in advance saves you time, keeps you on top of your nutritional goals, allows you to control your portions, reduces stress and saves money while reducing food waste! In this article, Dietician Anna Debenham takes us through her meal prepping essentials.