As society and technology have advanced our relationship with health has become fractured. This has inspired a revolution in the health world as the industry turns full revolution in a return to nature.
We may be over 300 years behind the ancient Incas but foods made from or containing superfoods are booming in the modern market place. Research and development into ancient staple foods such as seed, grain and bean ingredients have revealed a string of functional properties putting them back on the 21st century menu. But the debate over how the 21st century menu should read shows no sign of stopping. We speak exclusively to C.J. Hunt, director of “The Perfect Human Diet”, a film which goes on an unprecedented journey back in time in search of an answer to the global obesity epidemic.
The return to a more naturalistic approach can also been observed in the gym where one of the most buzzing trends in fitness is functional training, an approach to exercise designed to train the body for everyday life. Finally we take a look at how the relationship between fitness and technology has evoled as we take a look at the booming fitness tech market and round up 10 of our favourite fitness apps and gadgets from the past 12 months.