Sore muscles can be eased by taking an amino acid

Generally I’m not keen on ­supplements. I believe in foods supplying the vitamins and minerals we need. But there’s one I had prescribed for me after a prolonged chest infection. It’s called N-acetyl cysteine, or NAC for short. I’ve been … Read More

Shock of cold water can be good for you

Pictures of stalwarts facing the freezing weather and perishing water to take a dip in the sea impressed me last week. Are they mad or what? Knowing what it feels like to immerse yourself in freezing water is only a … Read More