Can we lower cholesterol though diet?

May 2, 2019 Editor 0

As I write this month’s article the headlines in the news report that the cholesterol-lowering drug “statin” works on less than half the amount of people prescribed them. Statins are prescribed to help lower blood


Reasons to avoid processed food

March 4, 2019 Editor 0

When we talk about processed food being bad for our health we mean the heavily processed food – with lots of ingredients that work together to enhance the flavour, texture and stability of the product.


Creating a healthy kitchen!

February 11, 2019 Editor 0

Sometimes we have great intentions to be healthy – but life gets in the way and we struggle to eat healthily and instead rely on a quick convenience meal or takeaways. The way to avoid


Keeping healthy this Christmas

December 18, 2018 Editor 0

Christmas time is often a time of excess and it’s been shown that many people manage to put on over five pounds in weight during the festivities. So how do you remain healthy and not


Breaking habits

November 1, 2018 Editor 0

I often find that it’s the habits we have formed along the way that derail us in our health journey. Whether it’s a snack mid afternoon as a pick me up – that’s eaten out


Eat the rainbow

September 4, 2018 Editor 0

September marks the end of the summer holidays, back to school and, for some, the return of the regular colds, coughs and sniffles that come with returning to school. It always amazes me just how


The real nutritional super heroes

August 8, 2018 Editor 0

As the health industry continues to boom, there are more and more products claiming to make you healthier and it’s easy to be seduced into thinking that taking a daily ‘superfood’ will help to make


It’s exam season – help!

April 5, 2018 Editor 0

All over the country, teenagers and adults are preparing for a summer of exams, whether it’s finals, A levels, GCSEs or end of year exams. Make sure your brain is in tip top condition by


Boost your mood

February 9, 2018 Editor 0

February is a hard month – it’s still dark outside and spring seems a long way off. The winter vegetables are getting boring and the spring ones are yet to make it to the farmer’s