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Our health hub contains lots of useful health and lifestyle articles to give you all the information you need to make more informed decisions and take control of your health.


Everything you need to know about creatine

Want to enhance sports performance by 15%? Here is everything you need to know about creatine.


Are you absorbing enough nutrients from your food?

Malabsorption syndrome can prevent the absorption of nutrients and can often lead to malnutrition. Here is everything you need to know about malabsorption syndrome.


Does dietary cholesterol actually raise levels in your body?

Think you know where cholesterol actually comes from? Think again!


5 ways to get moving this National Fitness Day

Incorporating 30 minutes of physical activity into our everyday lives can be difficult with our busy schedules yet, keeping active plays an important role in our long term health. Here are our 5 tips to get moving without the 6am wake-up calls for the gym.


Everything you need to know about intermittent fasting

Although intermittent fasting has been found to aid weight loss due to the calorie deficit involved, it is less of a diet and more of a lifestyle choice which comes with several potential health benefits.


Autoimmune disease – why one often follows another

While the exact reason people with one autoimmune disease often develop another is still unknown, here are several possible triggers.


New season, time for a new healthy routine

Struggling to get back into routine after the summer holidays? Here are 4 tips to get back on track this September.


Everything you need to know about the DASH diet

One of the best measures you can take to lower blood pressure is to try the DASH diet. Find out everything you need to know about this diet.


5 Ways To Lower Cortisol Naturally

Although we all dream of a stress-free life, the pressures of our modern lifestyles make it harder to completely switch off, leading to long-term stress and therefore an increase in our cortisol levels. The goods news is we can reduce our cortisol levels naturally. Read on to discover 5 ways to lower your cortisol this National Relaxation Day.


Everything you need to know about low testosterone

Get clued up about the symptoms of low testosterone and find out how you can get checked.


5 healthy summer habits to stick with all year

Feel great all year round by maintaining these 5 healthy habits


Everything you need to know about the ketogenic diet

Dr Peter Prinsloo is a chemical pathologist and doctor who is head of clinical governance at Medichecks.