Articles tagged with: metabolism

Do you have Metabolic Syndrome (Syndrome X)? What you need to know.

Do you have Metabolic Syndrome (Syndrome X)? What you need to know.

Made popular by many diet books, the Metabolic Syndrome (or Syndrome X) is a term we are hearing more about as it accompanies our 'obeso-genic' lifestyle . Our modern way of life where we don't move enough and where we eat too much, as well as the wrong types of foods. If you have been told you have Metabolic Syndrome then you’ve probably also been told that you need to exercise and lose weight. Here’s my take on what you need to know and what you need to do. 

12 April 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

What is pantothenic acid (vitamin B5)?

What is pantothenic acid (vitamin B5)?

Formerly known as vitamin B5, pantothenic acid is essential to almost all forms of life yet there is still much to discover in...

18 March 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

What is cyano-cobalamin or vitamin B12?

What is cyano-cobalamin or vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12 (cyano-cobalamin) plays a vital role in metabolising food, manufacturing red blood cells, transporting and storing folate...

7 January 2015 by Catherine Saxelby

Technology and your tummy

Technology and your tummy

Researchers now blame much of the obesity epidemic on the decline in everyday movement (called incidental exercise) over the last 30...

23 January 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Boost your metabolism for healthy weight loss

Boost your metabolism for healthy weight loss

Many people complain they can’t lose weight simply because they have a “slow metabolism”. And they think this is just them,...

28 November 2008 by Catherine Saxelby