Lowering Salt: The Key to Good Health?

Lowering Salt: The Key to Good Health?

We owe a lot to salt. In fact, many, many years ago it was a source of conflict, as nations fought for access to trade in salt. They had already realised that salt was essential in preserving foods, both meat and vegetables. More recently, even though salt is now...
The Dangers Of High Cholesterol

The Dangers Of High Cholesterol

High cholesterol and a bad diet tend to walk hand-in-hand. It is not necessarily the reason for weight gain, but its symptoms can be lessened through the use of effective weight loss programs. In order to be the healthiest you can be, get your cholesterol checked and...
What were you thinking…I mean drinking?

What were you thinking…I mean drinking?

As we consume lots of different beverages each day, it is important to consider the pros and cons of the various choices we make. If we can make small changes in our drinking habits, it will have a huge effect on our health over the festive season and in the long...
Water with Benefits…

Water with Benefits…

Are you one of those people who know you really should be drinking the hydrating, tasteless, clear fluid daily, but just the thought of it leaves you cold? Then, much to your relief, they started bringing out new bottled waters with added vitamins and minerals, which...
Sugar Affects Brain Function

Sugar Affects Brain Function

Cocaine‚ĶNicotine‚ĶSugar? All pleasures are rewarding and food is nothing but a “natural reward”. It is an encouragement for us to survive. That is the main reason why eating is so pleasurable to our brain and why we want to repeat this action. But not...
Eat Healthily to Avoid a Stroke

Eat Healthily to Avoid a Stroke

Stroke strikes every five minutes in the UK. It can happen to anyone, of any age, at any time. It’s vital to know how to spot the warning signs of a stroke in yourself or someone else. Act FAST to beat stroke. Signs of stroke Face: Can the person smile? Has...
Fish: Friend or Foe?

Fish: Friend or Foe?

Fish is a very important part of a healthy diet. Fish and other seafood are a major source of omega 3 fatty acids and are also rich in other nutrients such as vitamin D and selenium. Furthermore, fish is low in fat and high in protein. There is strong evidence that...
Obesity Linked to Premature Death

Obesity Linked to Premature Death

Using data from almost four million adults on four continents, a study published in The Lancet medical journal found that the life expectancy of overweight people was, on average, a one year lower. For the severely obese, life expectancy fell by almost ten years....
Is sugar more harmful than drugs?

Is sugar more harmful than drugs?

The white crystalline substance we know of as sugar is an unnatural substance produced by industrial processes (mostly from sugar cane or sugar beets). It is made by refining it down to pure sucrose (sugar). Interestingly, the raw material that is extracted from the...
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