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Whether it’s your heart beating, nerves communicating or muscles pumping – your metabolism is a 24 hour, non-stop process that powers everything you do. To carry out these bodily functions, we require energy that ultimately comes from our food. Metabolic rate is affected by many factors, including our age, weight and genetics. Although there’s not […]

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To shake or not to shake? Flip through any fitness magazine or take a step inside most gyms and you’ll notice that protein supplements and exercise seem to go hand in hand. It’s true that protein is essential for muscle growth and recovery, with protein powders being a quick and convenient source. But who needs […]

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Is stress taking a toll on your body? The signs of stress are not always obvious, so it’s important to watch for these warnings. 1. YOU HAVE A SWEET TOOTH Persistent stress triggers the adrenal glands to work overtime pumping out stress hormones, which in turn ramps up our appetite, making you more likely to […]

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