Water: how much do we need to stay hydrated?

Water: how much do we need to stay hydrated?

     Water: how much do we need to stay hydrated?This summer is seeing record temperatures being set around the world. So, how much water should we be drinking to stay hydrated?It’s always important to drink enough fluids, but especially when the temperatures...
Summer: time to pepper your tastebuds!

Summer: time to pepper your tastebuds!

     Summer: time to pepper your tastebuds! Whether green, yellow, orange, red, or even purple, peppers are a wonderful addition to a summer salad or perfect on a plate of crudités. Rich in vitamins C and A, sweet peppers contain a range of antioxidants, which have...
Might eating walnuts lower blood pressure?

Might eating walnuts lower blood pressure?

  Might eating walnuts lower blood pressure?Many people avoid eating nuts because they fear their calories, once again highlighting how inadequate a calorie as a measure has become in evaluating food. Now a study suggesting that eating walnuts might help people at...
Med Diet: quenching a thirst

Med Diet: quenching a thirst

  As June melted into July, our micro-climate here on the south coast of Spain protected us from the extremes of the European heatwave. However, temperatures are still high, and while we have a coastal breeze to help keep us cool, the mid-day sun is something to...

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