Almonds — The Perfect Healthy Snack

Are you still searching for the perfect healthy snack? You know the one that is rich in vitamins and nutrients to help stave off disease… Oh yes, it has to be delicious and fairly inexpensive. Turns out, a handful of almonds may just be the perfect daily snack you’ve been looking for. All-in-one nutty delight […]

Obesity: Doomsday For ‘Fat Britain’ Closer Than We Thought

In 2007, the influential Foresight Report predicted that half the population of England could suffer from obesity by 2050. Seven years after the Foresight Report, data published in a new report, the State of the Nation’s Waistline, shows the 2007 predictions underestimated how fat Britain really is. The report, published by the National Obesity Forum, […]

Diet And Exercise: Give Yourself A Healthy Kick-Start For 2014

Today is the day… A happy New Year to all our readers. I sincerely hope that 2014 will be a wonderful year for all of you. Apart from being a day full of well wishes, it’s also traditionally a day of resolutions. During the holidays, I heard this joke: “Does anybody know about a good […]

Low-Salt Diet Myth Puts Elderly At Risk

Sometimes it’s clear as daylight that the numbers have been cooked… The US Centres for Disease Control (CDC) asked three teams of researchers to “crunch some numbers” from sodium studies. Obviously the CDC was looking for bad news on salt and the researchers did their best to deliver. Since they couldn’t give any actual results, […]