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Body

In this category you will find videos and blog posts related to the workings of the body. If you become a little more familiar with the workings of the human body and in particular your own body you will come to realise how you can make small changes in the way you eat, move, and live from day to day which will have beneficial effects on your health, your appearance, and your life.

Body

Shoulder stretches

27 Jan 2013

Shoulder stretches

I have a shoulder impingement problem which I haven’t fully resolved yet. Sometimes my shoulders are tight, other times flexibility can be limited, and occasionally I get a pain in my right shoulder, almost as if I have a trapped nerve. For building shoulder strength throughout the year I will use overhead presses as part […]

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Metformin

12 Jan 2013

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Metformin is commonly prescribed by GPs for insulin resistance in relation to Type II diabetes, but also increasingly for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).         The three main actions of metformin are to : decrease the amount of carbohydrate absorbed in the intestine (this can help with weight loss and blood sugar/insulin control) reduce […]

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Cholesterol Measurement

04 Dec 2012

Finger prick cholesterol test

Cholesterol is measured by taking a sample of blood and testing it.  There are two options: Option 1: Finger prick cholesterol test If you have this relatively cheap piece of equipment you can do this at home yourself.  Alternatively, if you go for a Health MOT at a health club or a pharmacy, or at a free […]

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Cholesterol

02 Dec 2012

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      DOWNLOAD MY FREE MANUAL and learn how I transformed my cholesterol levels and health around. Click the image to download.           Cholesterol is not as bad as it is made out to be. To be in a more informed position you could do with knowing the basics : […]

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