Being vegetarian is definitely more popular than it used to be! Statistics by Finder.com suggest that in the UK 7.2 million people (14%) are currently following a meat-free lifestyle with 3.3 million (6%) being vegetarian, 2.4 million (5%) being pescatarian and 1.6 million (3%) being vegan. It’s also thought that approx. 8.8 million people in the UK are planning to go meat-free in 2022. Find out all the benefits of being vegetarian in this expert blog post by Runner's Health Hub!
We all think we know about vitamin C, right? We know we need to eat a bit of fresh fruit occasionally and if we get a cold that's what we should take for a couple of days but otherwise it's nothing we need to worry about too much. Well it turns out there's a lot more to it than that and we should all be taking vitamin C a lot more seriously and a lot more regularly. Especially if you’re prone to feeling tired and run down. Find out all the benefits of vitamin C supplements in this blog post!
How can you work to prevent osteoporosis? Knowing exactly what it is and how it affects your body is a good starting point! Osteoporosis is a condition where the density of your bone tissue reduces, becoming “porous”, and increasing the risk of bone fractures. Osteoporosis affects more than 200 million people globally and it's estimated 1 in 3 women over 50 and 1 in 5 men will experience osteoporotic fractures at some point in their lifetime. Read the full blog post by clicking the link below.
What are the best foods to help you sleep? Sleep is essential for your body to function properly since it's the time when your cells get a chance to repair, your brain builds new neural pathays, your liver detoxifies your blood and your immune system replenishes. But most people are surprised to learn that diet plays a big part in your ability to fall and stay asleep. Read nutritionist Uta Boellinger's latest Zooki blog post for her top recommendations for diet, teas and supplements for sleep!
Wondering what the benefits of collagen peptides are? You've come to the right place! Zooki partner and nutritionist Riya Lakhani has answered all the most Googled questions about Collagen in her latest Zooki blog post. This includes not only the benefits of collagen peptides, but also how to take it, how long it takes to see results from collagen, and so much more! Head to the link below to read.
By definition, the musculoskeletal system is the interconnected network of bones, muscles and connective tissue within the human body. Together, your muscles, bones, and all of the different types of connective tissue in-between work to let you move and interact with the world around you. But, you can't just leave it to get on with things on its own, it needs the right fuel to function properly - learn more in our latest blog post with osteopath and soft tissue specialist Alex Orfanides.
Is this your current mood 💪? Or are you struggling to make the gains you'd like? Fear not, you'll look just as good as our trail-blazing turmeric sachet in no time. Thankfully, we've had experienced PT & Zooki partner Lottie Sorrell pen a helpful guide to muscle building so you can get on track with your training. Get her expert insight, including which vitamins are the best for supporting the process, at the link below.
What are joints? What causes achy joints? And what vitamins are good for joints? Have all your pressing questions answered by expert osteopath Liz Ebers Portway in her latest blog post for the Zooki Education Hub. "A key thing to take in about these amazing parts of our body is that structure is directly related to function. So, if the structure of a joint changes (whether that be from trauma, age or even surgery) the function of that joint will change as well." Click the link to read on!