• 7 Ways to Improve Your Metabolic Health, from a Nutrition Expert
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    7 Ways to Improve Your Metabolic Health, from a Nutrition Expert

    Metabolic health is one of the best indicators of an individual’s overall health.  The focus of modern healthcare research and medical science is more on improving metabolic health than weight loss or calorie counting alone. You can stay in shape and fit by maintaining good metabolic health. Nevertheless, metabolism has a number of other effects on the body as well.  Metabolism pertains to the rate at which your body consumes calories for energy. It is not only fat that is burned by metabolism, according to the US National Library of Medicine. Additionally, it assists in respiration, blood pumping, regulating body temperature and absorption of nutrients.  Several factors affect metabolism, including…

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  • Scots environmental health expert warns of home mould risks
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    Scots environmental health expert warns of home mould risks

    The public is being bombarded with energy efficiency advice which could increase the risk of damp and deadly mould, a Scots environmental health expert has warned. Keeping windows permanently shut, sealing trickle vents and turning heating off can create the ideal conditions for the fungus to thrive, said Andrew Campbell, who inspects properties on behalf of Edinburgh City Council. He said it would be very difficult for some households to strike a balance between keeping costs down, staying warm and maintaining a safe living environment. The UK Government announced it is to strip funding from a housing organisation responsible for a property where a two-year-old boy died after prolonged exposure to mould. Awaab Ishak…

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