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Simple exercise tips

Simple exercise tips.

Some of us invest a significant amount of time and money to exericse.  And some of us lack the confidence to know where to start being active.

There has been a significant amount of research conducted on exercise.  The concluding principles of this research are consistent and surprisingly common-sense.

Read on for simple exercise tips that I believe will help you reap reward and enjoyment for your efforts.

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Vitamin D and Sunshine

Vitamin D deficiency appears to be more prevalent, even outside the season of winter.

And as it is winter, I thought it timely to return to the topic of vitamin D and sunshine.

We understand that excessive amounts of sunshine, particularly during those times of the day when the sun is intense can increase our risk of developing skin cancer.  It is an important message that has been communicated effectively.

However we are unfortunately seeing increasing levels of Vitamin D deficiency particularly in women.  Like most things there are likely multiple factors contributing to this.

I am often asked questions about Vitamin D including why is it important, can get it safely from sunshine, are there are sources and is it possible to take too much when taking a supplement?

Read on for my answers.

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Winter health tips

Winter health tips? How can you help prevent bugs from knocking you out for the count?

It is that time of year, when because we are indoors more we can be at risk of coming into contact with more bugs.

Three questions I am commonly asked are:

  1. How do I limit or avoid my contact with bugs?
  2. How do I help fortify my your immune system?
  3. What are some key nutrients I need to ensure are in my diet?

You know the drill, read on.

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