July 2013

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Question for Dr Emma - "Caveman Cleaning"

Ever wondered how cavemen kept their teeth clean without chemicals? According to Dr Emma, chemicals like Fluoride were actually part of prehistoric population’s oral hygiene routine, they just didn’t know it! In this post, Dr Emma answers a reader’s question regarding the type of products she should use to maintain her dental hygiene, and explains why it’s important not to be sucked into the marketing hype of the words ‘organic’ and ‘natural’.
Category: Dental Health
How To Avoid Overeating

Are you a constant overeater? Don’t worry, we’re all guilty of it - boredom, stress, too many snacks in reach, not having the ability to clearly define and identify hunger…. the excuses are endless. But why do we do it? And more importantly, what can we do to shake the habit? In this blog post, Susie explains the reasons why we sometimes overeat and offers her top ten tips on how to get in touch with our bodies natural appetite signals. 
Category: Nutrition
Should I Have a Rest Day?

Is it important to have a rest day when exercising? According to HIF fitness expert, Brian Killian, rest and recovery is as important to the success of an exercise regime as the actual work completed in a personal training or gym session. In this Q&A session, Brian answers a readers concern about ‘rest days’ and provides a comprehensive post-workout plan which we can all implement.
Tags: Q&A
Category: Fitness
Dental Health Article by Dr Emma - "Travel Tips"

Do you maintain good dental hygiene whilst travelling? Yes… no… maybe? According to HIF’s resident dental expert Dr Emma, letting your oral hygiene slip when you’re away from home can have serious consequences. In this post, Dr Emma discusses the traps that many of us fall into whilst traveling, and offers her top tips to ensure your oral hygiene is up to standard - at all times. 
Category: Dental Health
Hips and Thighs

Ever get stressed about your bum, hips and thighs? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. In fact, feeling unhappy about those particular zones is more common than you might think! But why? In this post Brian answers a readers concern by explaining why we “can’t spot reduce” and offers his expert advice on what exercises she should do to tone up those problem areas. Even better, he’s also included a short video called “Butt blasters in less than 5 minutes”, which you can try out from the comfort of your own home. 
 
Category: Fitness
To Egg or Not To Egg?

Eggs – do they increase our blood cholesterol levels? Whatever your preference, boiled, poached, fried, baked or scrambled; eggs are renowned as protein rich foods which contains many of the vital nutrients we need for a healthy diet. But is it possible to eat too many eggs, and if so how much is too much? In this blog post Susie offers her advice on how many eggs we should consume per day and explains that although it’s important to be vigilant if high cholesterol runs in the family, eggs should not be eliminated from your diet completely. 
 
Category: Nutrition
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