Bev Alderson is a Mindfulness, Yoga and Stress Management Consultant. Bev works with individuals, groups and workplaces who want to take a more positive and proactive approach to enhancing wellbeing, and in turn achieving greater results.
Bev Alderson is a Mindfulness, Yoga and Stress Management Consultant. Bev works with individuals, groups and workplaces who want to take a more positive and proactive approach to enhancing wellbeing, and in turn achieve greater results.
Bev brings a unique perspective and authenticity to her work, having spent 18+ years performing high pressured management roles within the Finance and IT industries, in both the UK and Australia.
Good oral health is one of the main pillars of general health and well-being and World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated globally in March every year to promote this message.
The World Dental Federation’s definition of oral health is that it is multi-faceted and includes the ability to speak, smile, smell, taste, chew, swallow and convey a range of emotions through facial expressions with confidence and without pain, discomfort and disease of the craniofacial complex (the craniofacial complex comprises the head, face, and oral cavity).1
In this week’s article, we provide a roundup of some of the most recent health and nutrition related articles in the news, five items comprising:
- Skipping breakfast may help you lose weight – what hunter gatherers can teach us
- Obesity-related cancers rise for younger US generations, study says
- Diets in decline: Vitamin and nutrient deficiencies on the rise
- Eating healthily ‘significantly improves mood’
- Caesarean rates related to better maternal nutrition, study finds
Selenium is a trace mineral that is essential for all living cells, however, its importance for human health was only discovered as recently as 1973.1 It is well known for its role in immune health and thyroid hormone production but its functions extend well beyond this. In this blog, we will explore selenium’s functions including the health effects of sub-optimal intake and deficiency, food sources, research into supplementation and the different forms.
As a natural part of the human process, ageing cannot be avoided. But let’s be honest, if we could slow it down, we would – right? Truth be told, radiant, glowing skin is something we aspire to at all ages, but maintaining it through the years? Now that is impressive. Some might even say bestowed only upon those with ‘good genes’.