Have you ever heard the term “micronutrient deficiency”? If not, you’ve probably experienced it but didn’t know that that’s what it was.
We’re nearing the end of the year, which means energy levels are lower than usual, but this is no reason to panic. That feeling of burn-out and increased stress levels around this time of year affects a good percentage of people.
One of the greatest ironies of this age is that while various gadgets like smartphones were invented to save you time, you just never manage to get everything done. With so much to do in a day, you end up exhausted with only half-finished work.
We’re fast approaching the festive season, which means more outings and less time spent indoors and this automatically means less time to cook your own meals.
Energy sustainability is foremost in everyone’s mind these days as we all are forced to accept that our demand for fossil fuels has outstripped our planet’s supply. First things first, what is energy sustainability? Energy sustainability refers to any energy source that does not get depleted, one that does not need to be renewed or replenished. It is an energy source that is and can remain viable forever.
Caffeine is the world’s most consumed brain altering drug. News headlines regularly sway from praising its multiple benefits to issuing health warnings. Let’s unpack the truth behind our love affair with caffeine and why it is surrounded by controversy.
It ALL starts with heavy eyelids. Then your head starts to bob as you nod off at your desk. Your to-do list never seems to get done, and when that afternoon slump sets in, you begin to feel like something has been slipped into your drink
Feel a cold coming on? While fighting the flu is incredibly hard, there are foods that may help ease your symptoms and help keep your immune system strong.
While exercise may use up energy it paradoxically also boosts our physical, mental and sexual energy levels. How does this happen? Mitochondia, small energy-producing structures within our cells, are most plentiful in muscle cells because these cells require rapid energy delivery when we exercise or do hard physical work.
Everyone understands the meaning of energy in their lives; the word encompasses concepts of vigour and activity in mind, body and spirit. But what exactly is energy and, more importantly, how can we manage our energy levels and therefore sense of life itself?