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Liver Life Less Ordinary

Liver Lurve - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High WycombeYour liver is an amazing organ that so often we all take for granted.

It’s the second largest organ in the body (the skin being the largest) and we manage to bash it about on a daily basis with all the toxins that we eat, drink and absorb. Strangely though, we don’t normally give it a second thought. In this post I cover why I think we all should pay it a bit more attention.

Some or your liver’s main functions:

– Processes the foods you eat after digestion, repackaging them for the rest of the body to use.

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It’s Tea Time

It's Tea Time - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High WycombeGreen Tea vs White Tea.

Everyone has heard of Green Tea and the claims for its health benefits (see my previous post – A Smarter Cuppa), but how about White Tea (and I don’t mean normal tea with milk in it!)? Well, you might just want to read on.

White Tea is the least processed and most delicate of all of the teas. Similar to Green Tea, White Tea comes from the Camellia Sinensis plant and has high levels of Catechins which can reduce the formation of atherosclerotic plaques and the severity of strokes, but White Tea’s levels manage to outstrip even Green’s.  Read more..

Alcohol, Clearer Thinking

Alcohol, Clearer Thinking - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High WycombeWith the summer holidays and BBQ season not too far away, this one may be of special interest for those of you who would like to watch not just how much alcohol you drink, but also on what you drink. For those of you that don’t drink alcohol at all, either for religious or health reasons, then I’m sure you’ll still know someone who does.

If you’ve ever wondered why some drinks affect you worse than others, and why mixing your drinks is a bad idea, then here’s the answer.

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