Tagged: alcohol

Tips on Better Sleep

Tips on Better Sleep

To maintain a healthy lifestyle, all you need to do is exercise regularly and eating healthily, right? Sleep is an important factor that a lot of people tend to forget about. If you don’t...

Surviving the Silly Season

Surviving the Silly Season

With less than a month till Christmas, the Silly Season has already started for some. It’s a great time of the year for socialising but if you let it get out of control you could...

One Kilogram of Fat 0

One Kilogram of Fat

We eat food to fuel our bodies for energy, growth and repair. However, when we regularly eat more energy than our body needs, the excess is stored inside fat cells. There are roughly 37,000 kilojoules (kJ)...

High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of the arteries. Each time the heart beats, it pumps out blood into the arteries. Your blood pressure is at its highest...

Think Before You Drink

Think Before You Drink

If you have too many alcoholic drinks, you might be sabotaging your weight management plans. Alcohol contains 29 kilojoules per gram, which is only slightly better than fat (with 38 kilojoules per gram). Alcohol...