Nutrition, Food And Exercise

Watch out for hidden Sugar and lose weight

Food is full of 'flavour enhancers' (sugar) - which adds pounds! If you think 'Fat free' foods will help you lose weight, think again. These products can have the same effect as nibbling away at all these sugar cubes The Daily Mail recently warned that Milkshakes can...

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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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Ideas for losing weight

Re-thinking weight loss   European Journal of Nutrition highlighted that fat does not necessarily make you fat, not even dairy fat.   Apparently  people who eat full-fat dairy tend to be leaner than those who opt for low-fat versions. In 2016, a long-term study of...

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Hydrotherapy makes a splash

 Give me an excuse to exercise in warm water - and I dive in Advice rains on cancer survivors saying exercise is GOOD for recovery after cancer, but sometimes it's difficult to access. The NHS  promises and advises, but the practicalities of finding somewhere...

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Foods to help your immune system

It makes sense to eat these foods now I am not medically qualified, but just now Livestrong, the US charity, sends me some sensible and useful info re eating and immunity, so I am repeating what they and others more qualified than me are advising If you have gone...

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