Nutrition, Food And Exercise

Don’t give up if your New Year Resolution was to lose weight

Losing weight is probably the most popular New Year Resolution. But before you stock up on 'low fat' foods, do you know what to look for? Fruit is a 'goodie', but even these have different calorie counts:- But nutrionists tell us we should vary the fruit we eat, as...

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Why your ‘Five a Day’ is good for you

Winter Eating - don't forget your Fruit and Veg. Health Benefits Fruit and Veg. come in many colours, all offer healthy benefits but often we neglect to eat enough in Winter. Eating at least five portions a day helps reduce risk of chronic diseases and returning...

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Watch out for hidden Sugar and lose weight

Food is full of 'flavour enhancers' (sugar) - which adds pounds! Eating a Pizza, or some 'Fat free' products can have the same effect as nibbling away at all these sugar cubes. Recently the Daily Mail warned Milkshakes can contained 39 spoonfulls of sugar;  this...

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Eating Organic food – fad or fact?

Latest research says it can pay to eat Organic          Paying extra for organic fruit and  vegetables might pay off, according to latest research, and suggests it might improve chances of  avoiding cancer.A new study from the most prestigious French medical and...

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New ideas for exercise

Exercise IS good for you ! It's just trying to get it that's difficult. Having closed down hydropools, stopped many exercise classes in hospital gyms,  and introduced other cost-cutting measures, the NHS has finally realised that those who keep up with exercise...

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Will detoxing get rid of toxins and other nasties

Detox is in the news, but do we need it? My friend Lorna and I read the same article about a new treatment to detox our bodies to get rid of all the toxins in our bodies, so we booked a treatment.  Lorna was having treatment for a painful leg. with lots of drugs. I...

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Can eating fruit help with cancer treatment?

Fruit Choices for those with Cancer During treatment for cancer, and  recovering afterwards, food choices are very important. Cancer treatments cause side effects, and sometimes these can be affected by what we eat.  However, in my layman's opinion I don't believe...

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Watch out for sneaky sugar in food

Sugar adds calories - whatever it is called Regarded as a villain; thought of as a possible cause of some cancers and all sorts of ills, manufacturers disguise sugar in different ways to make it more acceptable. Livestrong, the US Cancer charity, warns " Sugar is one...

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