Wish your energy levels were higher? It all starts with your cells… If you regularly wake up tired, and then end each day sprawled out on the couch, you’ve probably wished for more energy. To make that happen, it helps to understand your body’s energy-production process. If you zoom in to a cellular level, you’ll find that every single cell in your body contains several little organelles called mitochondria.
There’s no argument that physical and cognitive exercise can benefit your mental ability. However, why stop there? Just like topping up your car with a specific type of fuel for the best performance, you should feed your body with the appropriate foods for optimum functioning. Part of preventing the risks of certain health conditions is to maintain your body’s wellbeing in the best way possible.
Throughout your life, it’s likely you’ll be faced with complications with your blood pressure. In most cases, it’ll be higher rather than lower, but extremes in both aren’t doing great favours for your healthy lifestyle. The Australian Heart Foundation found that in 2011‐12, the number of Australians who had high blood pressure increased with age.