Health report: the importance of Amino acids

Jul 23 2022

Amino acids, a term used often but rarely understood! Not many of us know what amino acids are and about their input in our health system. It’s shocking, but research by NHCO Nutrition suggests that 62% of us, are unaware of what they actually are!

Amino acids are e protein-borne molecules are essential for a number of bodily functions, including digestion, hormone health, metabolism and brain health. They can be found in the proteins we eat, such as meat, dairy, eggs and fish but often they are not enough and a way to help our health system is by using supplements which often contains histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan and valine. There are essential amino acids our body needs to stay healthy, for a balanced diet and for when we do any type of sport.

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Dancing versus Sports? It’s a no brainer! 

Jul 16 2022

If we look at the history of human kind, we can see that dance is as ancient as animal life, including mating dances and intimidation displays, known to us from documentaries. 

Dancing is a powerful form of communication. It is also an easy and effective way to bond with other people socially and for parents to create a special connection with their babies. 

In the ten years before lockdown I did sport competitively both fencing and football and I had injuries on and off that never really healed properly because I continued competing. After lockdown, sporting activities reopened and my injuries all healed. I did not feel I could confidently go back to my sports and I had to find something else to do to keep me motivated and fit.

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Tips to improving sleep during the hot summer

Jul 15 2022
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As it seems, Britain has been blessed with hot days. But with the warm weather, it’s no surprise that our sleep may be disturbed by the heat. Google Trends data has shown that 75% of UK sleepers have searched for cooler bedding this month, which is a perfect way to keep cool during these hot summer nights. 

In light of this trend, to help us all tackle the sleepless summer nights, I have searched for products specifically designed to keep you cool and relaxed in the bedroom, allowing you to sleep soundly and enjoy those summer days feeling fully rested and refreshed.

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