How much protein should I eat? In the UK public health advisors suggest that we eat about 0.75g/protein/kg weight/day.  That means for a 65kg woman, of normal build and average height, you would need about 50g of protein per day.  For a long time, we thought that everyone was eating loads more than this amount, …

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Is ballet good exercise for older people?

As a specialist in weight issues for women over 50, I am forever searching around for enjoyable exercise options for my clients.  In order to maintain a healthy weight, it is important to consider how to keep our muscles in tone.  Muscle is metabolically active, so as well as giving us strength and endurance, healthy …

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