Stand-up for better health

Stand-up for better health

  We spend so much of our lives sitting down, more so in modern times than ever before. It also seems to be addictive, considering how people rush for a seat on the bus or train after a long day sitting in front of a computer screen in an office. Yet simply...
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...
Do our bodies judge our food choices?

Do our bodies judge our food choices?

 Some of us ‘eat to live’, others ‘live to eat’, but a new study suggests that our bodies might determine whether our ‘survival’ or our ‘lifespan’ is to be prioritised from what we eat, depending upon the supply of nutrients our body receives. This sparked my...
Risk of a sour aftertaste to artificial sweeteners

Risk of a sour aftertaste to artificial sweeteners

  Artificial sweeteners have become increasingly controversial due to their questionable influence on consumers’ health. Used in so many foods, most of us are unaware we often consume this added ingredient. While there is no consensus regarding the health...

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