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Top 5 Things Sugar Does To Your Brain

Food can be one of the major factors on our mood and general cognitive wellbeing and sugar specifically can have a significant impact on how well our brain performs. Even though sugar is nothing to be concerned about in small quantities, many of us are eating and drinking too much on a daily basis.   In supermarkets, packaged and highly processed foods contain, on average, 74% sugar. And while it is recommended that sugar comprises 5% of our daily diet, the Read More...

Food For Thought: Pomegranates

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Quote: Dylan Thomas

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Why Supplement With… L-Theanine

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Quote: Nelson Mandela

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Why Supplement With… L-Carnitine

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Teaser Tuesday

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Top 5 Reasons for Tiredness

Think you’re getting enough sleep but still hugging your pillow in the morning? Feeling tired isn’t always linked to not getting enough sleep or burning yourself out during the day.   Although not getting enough sleep could be an obvious reason behind tiredness there are often many minor problems which are relatively simple to fix.     Not eating enough or well enough   Not necessarily an obvious cause of fatigue, but when you think that food is essentially your energy source then it’s easy to Read More...

How Exercise Improves Your Brain

We all know exercise is good for the body, but what most people do not know is that it is great for the brain too.  The human brain evolved under conditions of constant motion.  This means that the brain’s optimal environment is one that includes motion.  You could say that the best business meeting would have everyone walking around the room.   Movement boosts blood and oxygen supply One possible reason is that movement, or exercise, boosts the blood and oxygen supply Read More...

How to Sleep Better: Top Tips

There is so much information out there about optimum sleep levels and routines that it can be difficult to know which advice to follow.  The truth is that everyone is different so there is no one-size-fits-all approach to sleeping.  That said, it is pretty conclusive that the focus needs to be on the quality and not the quantity of sleep.   Kick-start your better night's sleep Whether or not you have problems sleeping, there are some key things you can do quite Read More...