HIF Healthy Lifestyle Blog
Here at HIF, we understand how important health is to you and your loved ones. That's why we've recruited a team of experts to provide great advice on how to stay happy and healthy.
We all want to be heart-healthy and ensuring healthy levels of cholesterol is the first step. According to heart and lung surgeon, Dr. Nikki Stamp, “Cholesterol isn’t exactly a bad guy, in fact, it’s a vital substance in our bodies. It’s a small fatty molecule that is absolutely essential for life. It acts as a precursor to a number of hormones and forms the walls of the cells in our body. High cholesterol however, has been shown to be strongly associated with heart disease, strokes and peripheral vascular disease. Therefore, what we want to do is to keep them in safe levels.” In her latest article for HIF, Nikki shares her expert advice on the lifestyle changes you can do to help keep your blood fats in the best shape.
Most dog owners have seen their dog eat grass, or heard the advice that it’s because they’re unwell, stressed, or perhaps they just like the taste. The good news is that it’s actually a very normal behaviour for our furry friends. In her latest article for HIF, animal behaviourist, Laura V explores the many different reasons why.
Protein, fermented foods, chilli, tea and water - what do all these have in common? They’re foods that trigger your metabolism! Nutrition guru, Rosie Mansfield shares the best actions we can take to support and speed up our metabolism.