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GOUT – TOP TIPS

GOUT – TOP TIPS

                                 WHAT IS IT? An increase in blood serum uric acid level –  this is the final breakdown of purine (found in high protein foods) metabolism in biologic fluid.   Purines are natural substances found in all cells/virtually all foods and provide part of the chemical structure of genes. Urate crystal, needle-like deposits in joints, tendons, kidneys and…Continue Reading

Are You In An Exercise Slump?

Are You In An Exercise Slump?

Lacking Motivation to Exercise? Have you lost your exercise mojo or are you trying to find it for the first time?   It can be difficult to get in the right frame of mind to start an exercise programme or to continue on one you have lost interest in or has left you at a…Continue Reading

Myth Buster:  Fats are bad & I should avoid them at all costs!

Myth Buster: Fats are bad & I should avoid them at all costs!

Myth Buster:  Fats are bad & I should avoid them at all costs! Myth: Avoiding fats is good for health and weight loss Truth: Don’t be afraid of fats, they are an important component of your diet We all need some saturated fat in our diet, not in excess, but from good quality, lean protein…Continue Reading