Keep your bowels healthy with a kick of fibre!

D-Day Nutrition

Fibre is found in the indigestible parts of food (stuff your body can’t break down) and its main role is to keep the gut healthy and add bulk to your stool (so if your constipated – having small droplet stools – this will help!). However you need to make sure you have plenty of water to make your stool soft and prevent further constipation. When increasing your fibre you may experience flatulence (wind) and abdominal pain.

How much fibre and fluid should I be having?

Fibre requirements: 25-30g/fibre per day

Fluid requirements:2+ Litre/day

Two types of fibre:

Insoluble fibre (includes cellulose, hemicelluloses and lignin) – adds bulk to your stool. Good sources: wheat bran, rice bran, skin of fruit and vegetables, nuts, seeds, wholegrain foods – mainly all the skins or fruits, veg and nuts and seeds!

Soluble fibre (includes pectins, gums, mucilage) – soaks up water to help bulk…

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Juicing!

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Juicing is the new craze, so what are some of the pros and cons?

ImageJuicing probably is not any healthier than eating whole fruits and vegetables. Juicing extracts the juice from fresh fruits or vegetables. The resulting liquid contains most of the vitamins, minerals and plant chemicals (phytonutrients) found in the whole fruit. However, whole fruits and vegetables also have healthy fiber, which is lost during most juicing.

Some juicing proponents say that juicing is better for you than is eating whole fruits and vegetables because your body can absorb the nutrients better and it gives your digestive system a rest from working on fiber. They say that juicing can reduce your risk of cancer, boost your immune system, help you remove toxins from your body, aid digestion and help you lose weight.

However, there’s no sound scientific evidence that extracted juices are healthier than the juice you get by…

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Exercise: Good for the body and the mind

Beautiful Health

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Health experts are constantly singing the praises of exercise and for good reason. The benefits that regular exercise can have not only on your physical health, but also on your mental health are limitless. And to top it all off, the better you feel physically and mentally, the more radiant and happy you’ll look to others.

Countless studies have shown that regular exercise can combat various health problems, while boosting your mood, improving your health and reducing stress, making you a healthier, fitter and happier version of yourself.

So here are a number of reasons you should start exercising more:

Reduce Stress: Taking a walk or heading to the gym for a workout after a tough day at the office is one of the easiest ways to relieve stress. Physical activity will stimulate various brain chemicals and release endorphins that will boost your mood and leave you feeling happier and…

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Health And Fitness Centres On The Gold Coast

Kudos Health Club

Getting The Most From Your Health And Fitness Centre

You want to get the most from your time and money when you join a health and fitness center. Be certain that you’re ready to make the commitment with your busy schedule, and make sure you get the most from everything the establishment offers.

Make Sure It’s The Right Fit

Health and fitness centres actually have their own unique personalities. You’re less likely tohealth and fitness 1  be successful with your fitness efforts if the simple act of walking in makes you feel or cringe out of place.

Check The Fine Print

Contracts can be tricky with fitness centres, and you want to make sure the deal is economical. Don’t get caught up in something that will become increasingly expensive, or something that has hidden fees. Take the time to read everything, and ask questions of the staff. Find out if they automatically deduct…

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Face Fitness Formula Review – How Does It Work To Help You Get Facial Beauty?

Face Fitness Formula Review

Face Fitness Formula by John Socratous is the most effective program that can help you burn your face fat.

Face Fitness FormulaI am sure that you have ever heard about the method for fat loss. But how is about the solution for losing your face fat? While you are concentrating the way to lose fat in your body, but how can you change your fat face naturally? In this full review of Face Fitness Formula, I will uncover the most effective ways to help you eliminate fat in your face naturally and efficiently.

Face Fitness Formula by John Socratous is a natural, safe, and beneficial program in losing fat in your face because it can help you get a beautiful face and chin just a few weeks without drugs, surgery. In this program, you will find out more about the reason you have a double chin and chipmunk cheeks while you get…

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