With the summer holidays just around the corner, this is usually the time that many of would be thinking about getting in shape for imminent beach holidays or the prospect of showing off a trim body in a favourite sundress or pair of shorts. Of course, this year is likely to be a very differentContinue reading “Good Nutrition for the Summer by Dr. Sarah Schenker”
The start of summer welcomes in the longer days and some much needed sunshine. While most of us love the warmth and light of the sun, too much sun exposure can significantly damage our skin. The heat of the sun can dry out areas of unprotected skin and deplete the skin’s supply of natural lubricatingContinue reading “Your Summer Skin!”
You want to lose weight and you know going low carb will get results, but a long term keto diet is just not for you – you just can’t live without your sourdough/rice/pasta, sound familiar? There is a solution that lets you enjoy your carbs and still lose weight – it’s known as carb cycling.Continue reading “Carb Cycling by Dr. Sarah Schenker”
The temperature has dropped and winter is looming but it’s time to turn down the central heating and leave your coat at home. Research into brown adipose tissue (BAT) is growing as a means of managing weight and preventing weight related disorders such as type 2 diabetes. There is a growing understanding that BAT isContinue reading “Want to lose weight? Embrace the cold!”
Osteoporosis is a bone-thinning condition but it is by no means new. The Romans were referring to non-healing hip fractures and other similar-sounding conditions in the 6th century. By the early 19th century, physicians were concerned about the ‘spongy’ texture of bones in old age, even before they were able to see them on X-ray.