Wednesday, 18 September 2019 | Editor
About 60% of the magnesium in your body is found in bone and the rest is in muscles, soft tissues and fluids, including blood. Every cell in your body contains magnesium and needs it to function.
Magnesium deficiency can cause many health problem. This deficiency may be because of inadequate intake from food or loss of magnesium from the body. Yet only about 50% of people do not get the recommended daily amount of magnesium from the food they eat.
This article discusses the illnesses that can be caused by magnesium deficiency and some of the symptoms. It also shows which natural foods provide the body with the most magnesium.
Thursday, 4 July 2019 | Editor
Are you looking for a simple way to help cleanse your body on a daily basis, but find it impossible to make a green smoothie which actually tastes nice? We have had our fair share of smoothie disasters as well, so we would like to share with you our tried and tested green smoothie recipe which you are sure to love and feel motivated to add to your daily morning routine.
Saturday, 15 June 2019 | Editor
There is a huge amount of information about different diets and healthy eating but it's not often as complete as it might be. You may well be aware of the need to monitor the amount of carbohydrates, fats or proteins you consume. It might be:
because you are training for a marathon and need to increase your protein consumption to increase muscle mass, or
your doctor told you to eat fewer saturated fats because of high blood pressure, or
maybe you’ve gone low-carb or ‘keto’ in a quest to lose weight
It is still likely that you’re missing out on a very important nutrient. Statistics show that in the Western populations, the majority of people don’t eat enough of it. Low intake is linked with obesity, cardiovascular disease and IBS. What is it?
Thursday, 6 June 2019 | Editor
We constantly remark that supplements should not be regarded as a substitute for a good, healthy diet.
But we don't sell food products on this site. We are, however, associated with one of the UK's leading, specialists in natural, organic food. We do urge you to take a look.
Monday, 8 May 2017 | Editor
60 per cent of people say they eat a very healthy diet but perception and reality are not always the same. Most people are not eating five or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day, reveals recent research. The discrepancy leaves a huge nutritional gap to fill.
Saturday, 17 September 2016 | Editor
We’re always being told, “You are what you eat”. Whilst this is true new research also suggests that the time we eat food is also key to maintaining our health. A collaboration with Kings College London and the University of Amsterdam reviewed irregular meal patterns and cardiovascular and metabolic consequences. Studies showed a significant trend towards risk of high BMI and blood pressure with irregular meals.
Monday, 29 August 2016 | Editor
The Mediterranean diet means following eating habits that are far more common in Southern Europe - with more fish, olive oil and large quantities of fruit and vegetables
A Mediterranean diet could be better than statins at reducing the risk of an early death for millions of Britons, research suggests.
Monday, 30 May 2016 | Editor
There is lots of confusion around the difference between food allergies and food intolerances. A person with a food intolerance is unable to digest and process that food correctly, usually due to a lack of a certain enzyme or enzymes. It usually occurs when too much of a particular food is eaten, or too often. Common offenders are wheat and dairy, as well as eggs, oranges and sugar. If you avoid these foods for a few months, you may find that you will be able to tolerate them again in small quantities.
Thursday, 24 March 2016 | Editor
After the food and drink indulgences of Christmas and New Year, we naturally start to think about getting back into shape in January. We all know junk foods are bad news for your waistline and new research is highlighting the negative effects these unhealthy foods also have on memory and cognitive function.
Thursday, 17 March 2016 | Editor
Food fashions come and go but certain products gain a reputation for excellence. So what are the real benefits of these so-called ‘superfoods’, and why are they so important?
Superfoods gain the title because of their high levels of nutrients contained in their natural unprocessed state. They tend to be easy to eat too, requiring little or no cooking or preparation.