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  • 7 Steps To Lose Weight Sustainably (Do's & Don'ts) - jrny

    7 Steps To Lose Weight Sustainably (Do's & Don'ts)

  • Much Needed Mineral #2: What is Potassium Good For? - jrny

    Much Needed Mineral #2: What is Potassium Good For?

    Ok, so you’ve probably heard of potassium before, particularly when it comes to bananas? But do you know why it’s so important to get it in? No? We’ve got ya!

    It’s a mineral which helps regulate fluid, sends nerve signals and regulates muscle contractions, all super important if you want to live a healthy, active lifestyle.

  • Much Needed Mineral #1: Iron - jrny

    Much Needed Mineral #1: Iron

    Did you know that iron isn’t naturally made in the body and that we only absorb it from what we eat? It’s kinda crazy considering that it’s a pretty important mineral for making haemoglobin (a protein contained in red blood cells that transports oxygen around the body).

  • Pass The Protein - jrny

    Pass The Protein

     

  • Antioxidants. Important, but why? - jrny

    Antioxidants. Important, but why?

    Oxidation is a common chemical reaction where electrons are transferred from one molecule to another. It can occur when there is an imbalance of free radicals (we’ll come onto these later!) and antioxidants in the body.  The body’s cells produce harmful molecules known as free radicals, but they also naturally produces antioxidants. This is what causes those feelings of unexplained tiredness or not feeling 100%.
  • Essential Vitamins: B1 (Thiamin) - jrny

    Essential Vitamins: B1 (Thiamin)

    Vitamin B1 which is also known as thiamin is part of a group of vitamins called water-soluble vitamins. These types of vitamins can’t be stored in our bodies, and if we have too much, our body cleverly gets rid of the extra amount when we urinate.