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NWP Blog – Healthy Living
25 May 2018
Heat stroke is a condition caused by your body overheating, usually as a result of prolonged exposure to or physical exertion in high temperatures. This most serious form of heat injury, heat stroke, can occur if your body temperature rises to 104 F (40 C) or higher. The condition is most common in the summer months.
24 May 2018
Blood clots are gel-like clumps of blood. They are beneficial when they form in response to an injury or a cut, plugging the injured blood vessel, which stops bleeding. Some blood clots form inside your veins without a good reason and don't dissolve naturally. These may require medical attention, especially if they are in your legs or are in more critical locations, such as your lungs and brain. A number of conditions can cause this type of blood clot.
22 May 2018
Much as we hate to admit it, once we hit our 50s, our bodies don’t work as well as they did during our teens, 20s, and 30s. The risk of injury is higher, and we have to be more careful with how we train. By the age of 50 and over, most people will have developed at least one (minor to chronic) health problem. As you age, your body isn’t able to run as smoothly, and health problems are the primary consequence of getting older. Read on...
21 May 2018
Detoxification is what your body does naturally to neutralize, transform or get rid of unwanted materials or toxins. It is a primary function of the body, constantly working and interacting with all other functions of the body. Detoxification is about resting, cleansing and nourishing the body from the inside out. It protects your body and promotes your health.
18 May 2018
Anemia is a condition that develops when your blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells. These cells are the main transporters of oxygen to organs. If red blood cells are also deficient in haemoglobin, then your body isn't getting enough oxygen. Anaemia is caused when you don’t have enough red blood cells or haemoglobin to meet your body’s needs. Read on...
16 May 2018
Avocados contain many essential nutrients, such as vitamins A, B, C, E, and K, as well as copper, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, fibre, protein, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (such as omega-3 fatty acids), folate and several other beneficial elements. Read on to find out more about the health benefits of avocados...
15 May 2018
Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break. It develops slowly over several years and is often only diagnosed when a minor fall or sudden impact causes a bone fracture. Osteoporosis is a condition that affects bone strength. Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones lose their strength and are more likely to break.
14 May 2018
The recommended maximum of salt intake is that Adults should eat no more than 6g of salt per day which is equal to 2.4g of sodium which is around 1 teaspoon. Excess salt in the body can be very harmful to your overall health and cause cause various health complications such as high blood pressure, obesity, increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Read on...
11 May 2018
Lactose intolerance is a common digestive problem where the body is unable to digest lactose, a type of sugar mainly found in milk and dairy products. Lactose intolerance is the inability to absorb lactose – the predominant sugar in milk – into the digestive system. Lactose intolerance is when someone has difficulty abosrbing and digesting lactose found commonly in milk and dairy products.
10 May 2018
Turmeric is loaded with many healthy nutrients such as protein, dietary fibre, niacin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Potassium, Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium and Zinc. Due to all these factors, turmeric is often used to treat a wide variety of health problems. The root of turmeric is also used widely to make medicinal properties. Read on to find out more...