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.
Wednesday, 2 September 2015 | Editor
There is Much more to producing quality, effective supplements than you might think. Those who buy store brand supplements at the lowest price are almost certainly wasting their money because the ingredients may be of poor quality and so might be the manufacturing process. The ingredients might also not react properly with each other. You get what you pay for - or even less!!
Sunday, 3 May 2015 | Editor
Here's a list of 10 of the best, most healthy foods you can eat together with 10 of the worst.
Thank goodness there's room for the odd indiscretion!!!