No Such Thing as Being ‘Fat and Fit’, Study Suggest

Experts have long debated whether people can be 'healthy obese' or 'fat but fit'. The idea of being healthily obese is a myth. A study by scientists at the University of Birmingham suggests that ‘healthy’ obese people are still at higher risk of heart failure or stroke than the general population. The study was the … Continue reading No Such Thing as Being ‘Fat and Fit’, Study Suggest

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The Many Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is made by fermenting the sugars from apples. This turns them into acetic acid, the active ingredient in vinegar. Apple cider vinegar is high in acetic acid. Like other acids, acetic acid can increase your body's absorption of important minerals from the foods you eat. Therefore, it is possible that drinking apple … Continue reading The Many Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

The Amazing Chia Seeds

Chia is an edible seed that comes from the desert plant Salvia hispanica, grown in Mexico dating back to Mayan and Aztec cultures. The name Chia is derived from the Nahuatl word “chian” which means oily, from the high oil content of the seeds.  It is believed that humans began using chia seeds around 3500 BC.  Chia seeds were prized and considered … Continue reading The Amazing Chia Seeds