You don’t have to be one of the fallen heroes in this years fight against colds and flu. Armed with these immune boosting tips, victory will be simple. The secret lies in the fundamental ways you eat to fortify your body. Let us get you started on the road to
Are you feeling confused about whether or not to include or remove sugar substitutes from your diet? The pressure is on to get fit, lose weight and lower our calorie intake. But how do we know what is really healthiest for us in the long run? From artificial sweeteners, to sugar
Studies show that the risk of New-Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) developing in women as young as in their 20s, is on the rise. A woman’s diet is important. But how effective is it to the prevention of this condition? RA and New-Onset RA. Arthritis is generally associated with being an ailment found
At least 100 different types of mushrooms are currently being researched for the health benefits they contain. Of those, about 6 types prove to have incredible immune boosting benefits. Paul Stamets once said, “Mushrooms are miniature pharmaceutical factories, and of the thousands of mushroom species in nature, our ancestors and
The Mediterranean diet is at it again! This anti-inflammatory diet has been shown to be good for heart health as well as reducing your risk of cancer, Parkinson’s and Alzheimers. Now, a new study has shown that it is good for building your bones too. Researchers from Ohio State University
We are always told what vitamins and minerals we need to get from our diets. And yes it does help us prevent nutritional deficiencies and promote overall wellbeing. However, most vitamins and minerals cannot work alone. They need to join forces in order to truly provide us with health benefits. Below we have listed
What if I told you that playing this game for 10 minutes a day would make healthy eating simple? Well, its true. Using the FoodTrainer app you can now retrain your brain to crave healthy foods. Professor Natalia Lawrence, from the University of Exeter, is behind the healthy eating app.
Unfortunately, not all green teas are created equally. Some have far more nutritional value than others, and Matcha is the prime example. What is Green Tea? All green tea, including Matcha, comes from the Camellia Sinensi plant. So how do you get so many variations of green tea? The difference has to
The objective of a low-residue diet is to limit the amount of fibre you consume. In normal circumstances, fibre is essential for your digestive health. However, if you have any kind digestive disorder. It could actually cause more harm than good. What is Fibre? Firstly, fibre is only found from plant food sources.
“While dietary factors such as refined carbohydrates, dairy, caffeine and certain medication may act as triggers. There is a definite emotional component to IBS which needs to be recognised as part of any treatment programme,” says Dr Ela Manga. Dr Ela Manga is a qualified GP and integrative practitioner. She