Can you “detox” sugar? Sugar is on the tip of everyone’s tongue with heated arguments around regulating sugar, health warnings and taxes.
New Year’s Resolutions: Quitting Bad Habits Around 7 million of us will make New Year’s resolutions this month, hoping to improve some aspect of our health.
Healthy Holiday Eating – A Healthy Christmas For many of us, the Christmas holidays are a time of indulgence.
Beat the bloat – Taking care of your digestive health Indigestion covers a variety of symptoms from cramping in the stomach, to heartburn, bloating, wind, belching, and even pain in the bowel.
SAD: Tips for a Happier and Healthier Winter At this time of year, as the days become darker, many of us find that we are travelling to and from work in the dark.
Key Health Support Tips for Winter Wellbeing The darker nights and drop in temperature means we need to prepare ourselves and our bodies for winter.
Dealing with vitamin D deficiency Celebrity chef Tonia Buxton sprays her way to health after realising ‘you can’t eat your way out of vitamin D deficiency’ Are you tired?
Osteoporosis: Protect Your Bones – Three Key Nutrients You May Be Missing October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day.
Tips to beat PMS cravings Why do women suffer with cravings when suffering with PMS? As many as 85% of women experience at least one symptom of PMS (premenstrual syndrome), the disruptive physical and emotional changes that can strike anytime in the last 2 weeks of the menstrual cycle.
Optimum Nutrition for Breastfeeding Mums August 1st marked the beginning of World Breastfeeding Week, an awareness campaign organised by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) to protect, support and promote breastfeeding.
More than Sunscreen: Comprehensive Sun Protection Most of us welcome the summer months. After all, a healthy dose of sunshine has been linked with better bone health, higher levels of the ‘happy hormone’ serotonin, and improved sleep quality.
Mind & Mood Matters The brain is a vital, fascinating organ which has immense requirements to keep it functioning healthily.
Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Benefits of Fish Oil June 13th marks the beginning of Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week, a campaign run by the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society.
Healthy Gut, Healthy You Just as the gut is the centre of our bodies, we’re also starting to think that it might be at the centre of our health too.
National Vegetarian Week: Supercharge Your Vegetarian Diet May 16th marked the beginning of National Vegetarian Week, a campaign aimed at promoting the benefits of a meat-free lifestyle.
Vitamin D improves quality of life for IBS sufferers April is IBS Awareness Month, a campaign aiming at improving diagnosis and treatment of IBS, and heightening awareness of both the condition and its affect on sufferers.
Water: The Vital Nutrient This week is National Nutrition and Hydration Week, a global movement aimed at promoting the importance of optimum nutrition in avoiding malnutrition and hydration related illnesses.
How to Look After Sensitive Skin Sensitive skin is thought to affect millions of people worldwide. A recent report by the American Academy of Dermatology indicated at least 50% of the US population experience some kind of skin sensitivity, with increasing concern over this situation.
Heart Health This month we turn our attention to heart health. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) still remains the biggest killer, accounting for 155,000 deaths per year, costing the National Health Service 8 billion pounds (1).
High Cholesterol and the Problem with Statins Understanding our bodies and how what we do on a day-to-day basis may improve or prevent long-term health issues, has never been a more pertinent subject.