How to Exercise for Weight Loss

Let’s be honest: starting a fitness regimen is easy. Maintaining it long-term? Now that’s the hard part. Most of us will be familiar with the enthusiastic early phase of a health kick, when the rush of endorphins and the feelings of self-righteousness post-workout leave you on a permanent high. Then, a few weeks or months in, it all starts to... View Article

How to be heart wise

The heart is the epicentre of the circulatory system and functions to pump oxygenated blood throughout the body and deliver deoxygenated blood and waste products (carbon dioxide) to the lungs. The heart contracts approximately 70 times a minute, 100,000 times a day and 2.5 billion times in a lifetime[1], so it pays to look after this vital organ.

Glucosamine for healthy joints

Glucosamine is a naturally occurring substance in the body and is one of the key building blocks of mucopolysaccharides such as glucosaminoglycans (GAGs) and proteoglycans that form the framework of cartilage. Cartilage serves as a cushion between bones allowing joints to move smoothly without friction or pain.