How much sleep is good for heart health?

How much sleep is good for heart health?

 Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the world’s number 1 killer, being responsible for some 31% of global deaths, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Tobacco, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and the harmful use of alcohol are the biggest triggers for...
How to achieve sustainable weight loss

How to achieve sustainable weight loss

 It’s no surprise that January sees many of us keen to shed extra weight we put on during a food-filled festive season. Any calorie-controlled diet will help us lose weight; the question is whether the weight will stay off, and whether we can achieve both a healthier...
Easy tips for smarter eating

Easy tips for smarter eating

  It’s easy to become obsessed or overwhelmed about what to eat, but with academics beginning to agree that real food is more than just the sum of its nutrients, if we adopt some simple rules it can be quite straightforward. Studies indicate that the beneficial...
Why to pay attention to your heartbeat

Why to pay attention to your heartbeat

When it comes to ‘affairs of the heart’, there are many things that can set our pulses racing, but the reason why our hearts speed up and down all the time usually depends on our need for oxygen, so it should be no surprise that activity levels are normally the key...
Food Matters Live 2018

Food Matters Live 2018

 One of the most pressing global challenges in healthcare to be faced over the next fifteen years is to reduce the impact of chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and certain forms of cancer, so it’s no surprise that the opening...

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