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Two Hours, Standing & Heart Health

Standing rather than sitting for two hours a day may have a positive effect on biochemical risk markers, including fasting blood glucose and lipid profile, a cross sectional study has shown (Healy et al., 2015). 234 more words

Health & Medical

The best exercise for your health

Have you ever wondered which exercise would be best to keep you healthy as you get older? I guess the answer is “the one you like”, but… 492 more words

Running

It's Not Only Overweight People At Risk For Type 2 Diabetes

Many people think of type 2 diabetes as being a disease of the overweight and obese. While it is true that being overweight or obese is a risk factor, it is not only overweight people at risk for type 2 diabetes. 526 more words

Nutrition

The Scottish buy more Super XL Size Clothes than anywhere else in the UK

Scots XL when it comes to the bigger sizes…that’s the headline of a story in the Metro newspaper from yesterday.

Scots buy more super XL size clothes than anywhere else in the UK, it has been revealed. 284 more words

Health & Medical

Nuts about Coconut!

Ah coconut oil, it’s the latest craze! It’s what the cabbage soup diet was to the 60’s, the Atkin’s was in the 70’s (and the 90’s), it’s is on every blog you read, ironic, I know. 721 more words

Health Promotion

What does it mean to be healthy?

As we approach swimsuit season, I am sure many of us are making goals to look fit. While it’s a very good thing to make goals that involve eating better or being more active, achieving a certain body can be quite stressful, and when overdone, it could be unhealthy. 771 more words

IKEA skirt

made from curtain fabric…

I put the slab of fabric around me and bend ungracefully to the ground. This told me the amount of fabric I need around my hips, it is a width 104 cm (without seam allowances). 529 more words

Skirt