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How Do You Ensure Your Child Stays Healthy in the School Year Ahead?

Dr Sarah Schenker | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sarah Schenker

Good nutrition contributes to healthy growth and development, as well as to chronic disease prevention. It promotes positive behaviour among children and impacts concentration and learning abilities.

Omega 3 - The Missing Component for Health and Weight-Loss?

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

We are often told that we should cut right down on fats. But there are two types of fats that are absolutely essential for our diets - both rather unimaginatively called Essential Fatty Acids or EFAs... the huge increase in mental health issues such as depression, Alzheimer's, ADHD and addiction - believing our poor nutrition is largely to blame.

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

Dr Sarah Schenker | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sarah Schenker

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.

Never Heard Of Chia Seeds? Here's Why You Should Add Them To Your Diet

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Unless you camp out in the aisles of an organic supermarket or are married to a nutritionist, chances are you've never heard of chia seeds - or, if yo...

Cooking Oil Smoke Points: Are We Asking the Right Questions?

Christopher James Clark | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher James Clark

I regularly enjoy steamed foods with liberal amounts of healthy fat applied post-cooking. My primary fat sources include coconut, butter, olive oil, avocados, and full-fat fermented dairy (yogurt and kefir). In my opinion, smoke point proclamations give the impression that refined PUFAs are safe and omega-6-rich diets are healthy. The science suggests otherwise.

Changing Lives By Changing Food Production

Gavin Megaw | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK
Gavin Megaw

The All Black rugby player had been locked in his room for days, shutting out all contact with friends, family and fellow players. It was 4am when he finally picked up the phone to call a helpline. The reply at the other end was simple, "hello friend". It started a process that led to therapy that has been helping to change the life of Brent Pope for many years.

Oily Fish 'Can Increase Brain Size And Help Prevent Memory Loss'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Eating more oily fish can increase brain size in later life and may help prevent age-related mental decline, a study has found. People with higher ...

Is Sushi Healthy?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

While many believe that sushi is a healthy, low-calorie meal - a welcome lunch alternative to fast food or pre-packaged sarnies oozing with mayonnaise...

Women With Big Bums Healthier Than Those With Smaller Derrières

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

When Sir Mix-A-Lot burst onto the music scene declaring "I like big butts and I cannot lie" - he may not have been simply commending a curvy aesthetic...

Why Drug Companies are Turning to Fish Oil

Aidan Goggins | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

It was nice to see that on the topic of omega 3 fish oil consumption, of which I have been a staunch defender, I have received unlikely support from Big Pharma. They have been casting their nets for the next big heart cure, and fish oil is the catch of the day.

Have The Benefits Of Omega-3 Been Overstated?

PA | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids may not protect against cognitive decline among older people as previously hoped, new research has suggested....

A Fish A Week Keeps Rheumatoid Arthritis At Bay

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Salmon and other Omega-3-rich fish have long since been touted as a good foodstuff to stave off heart disease, but a new benefit has been added to the...

Omega-3 Could 'Increase Risk Of Prostate Cancer'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A supplement taken by millions for its health benefits may help to trigger aggressive and lethal prostate cancer, research has shown. Omega-3 fatty...

Fish Oil - A Must for Preventing Breast Cancer

Aidan Goggins | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

Published last week in the British Medical Journal was a new meta-analysis of 21 studies of almost one million participants which concluded that consumption of omega 3 fatty acids, as found in fish, produces a significant reduction in the rate of breast cancer occurrence.

Good Sleep Starts in the Gut

Paola Bassanese | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Paola Bassanese

We underestimate the importance our gut has on our overall wellbeing and only notice our digestive system when something goes wrong.

Could Eating Oily Fish Extend Your Life?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Eating oily fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids can add years to your life, a study has shown. Higher blood levels of omega-3 reduce the chances of dy...

Fat Loss, Diet, Hormones and Your Health

Iain Mahony | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Iain Mahony

Where you store fat is the key to understanding your hormones. This in turn reveals how you should eat, train, and live to have optimal body composition and, ultimately, be as healthy as possible.

Party Time and the Diet Ain't Easy!

Fiona Kirk | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Kirk

You may not have considered it but one thing you have to body swerve at this time of the year is malnutrition. Yes, malnutrition.

Improving Digestion - A Merry Christmas Log Blog

Claire Snowdon-Darling | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Snowdon-Darling

People with IBS need 40% more protein than other people, this is because the body struggles to absorb when it's in crisis. The protein needs to be in an easily absorbable form so we swear by non whey protein shakes such as organic soya protein.

Feed Your Child to Better Results

Dr Sarah Schenker | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sarah Schenker

There is a widespread belief among experts that nutrition and diet influences cognitive function in a number of ways; nutrients such as certain types of fats and vitamins have a positive effect as do eating habits such as starting the day with a healthy breakfast, whilst excessive amounts of sugar can cause problems.

Fish Oil - Probably the Best Nutritional Supplement in the World

Aidan Goggins | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

Amidst the dense fog of confusion lies the grounding of some basic and indisputable truths. Eat your veggies, cut down on sugar, exercise more often; these are all examples of statements that your mother would have iterated, and ones that should not go unheeded.

Keeping Your Brain Healthy With Omega 3

Martin Sadofski | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Sadofski

As Woody Allen once said "The brain is my second favourite organ." Already hailed for promoting healthy hearts, it seems that taking a daily Omega 3 capsule also has beneficial effects in the brain.

Omega 3, 6, 9 the Numbers Don't Add Up

Martin Sadofski | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Sadofski

A lot of people think if they're taking Omega 3,6,9 that they're getting a more 'complete' Omega. More is better, right?

Can Fish Prevent Alzheimer's Disease?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Those who eat plenty of fish (and other foods containing high levels of Omega-3 fatty acids) could be lowering their risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a ...