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Study Finds Link Between Prostrate Cancer and Vitamin D Deficiency

(0) Comments | Posted 23 July 2014 | (12:21)

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, with over 40,000 individuals diagnosed with the disease every year, and more than 250,000 currently living with it. Furthermore, four out of five men with a higher than average risk of being diagnosed with the ailment are unaware...

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The Cholesterol Conundrum - How Heart Health Concerns All in the UK

(1) Comments | Posted 26 June 2014 | (11:13)

Cholesterol is the single greatest risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD), responsible for nearly half of all heart disease-related deaths in the UK. Cholesterol is also a major risk factor in stroke, contributing to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease associated with diabetes and obesity.

Nearly 10 years...

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Running a Race and Worried About Your Heart? Foods to Keep Your Heart-Healthy

(0) Comments | Posted 19 May 2014 | (10:06)

With the London marathon taking over town last month, supermarkets must have surely seen a sharp rise in the sale of oats. Porridge is well known as being the runners' breakfast of choice - including for one of the top runners of all time Paula Radcliffe. Oats are packed full...

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Forget Superstars, We've Got Superfoods

(0) Comments | Posted 17 March 2014 | (11:04)

Just as the Academy Awards celebrate 'superstars', nutritionists and health enthusiasts everywhere celebrate 'superfoods' - those stars of the food world that are packed with nutritional value. The latest addition to superfood status is a national British breakfast favourite - oats.

You may be aware that eating a bowl of...

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Feed Your Child to Better Results

(0) Comments | Posted 13 December 2012 | (10:12)

We are all aware of the devastating consequences that a junk diet of endless fizzy drinks, sugary snacks and foods containing little more than unhealthy fats and salt can have on our children's health and with Christmas almost upon us, this is the time of year most parents cave in...

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