Health & Diet - Healthy Eating
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Looking Beyond Salt to Lower Blood Pressure
High blood pressure affects about 30% of the UK population and according to the British Heart Foundation
up to five million people in the UK are thought to be undiagnosed. Not only does the condition place your
heart and blood vessels under strain, increasing the likelihood of a heart attack or stroke, but also increases the risk of kidney disease ...
A Balanced Diet is Not Just About Food
Almost everyone these days is aware of the benefits of healthy eating to improve
your lifestyle and boost well being in terms of emotional, physical and mental health ...
Coeliac Information Sandro has done some research on the topic for someone who wanted help with finding gluten free foods in Yorkshire. Here is what I found. Hope it helps someone, and if you have any further information
Make Small Dietary Changes for Great Results
We all know that a balanced diet is central to a healthy lifestyle. Choose what you
chew and you have the power to boost your mood, ...
The Ayurveda and Ayurvedic Cooking ...DILLI – the North West’s first Ayurvedic restaurant – uses traditional food ingredients that are known to nourish specific parts of the body and counteract or prevent illness.
Breakfast - Most
Important? ...evidence that the benefits of
breakfast depended on tailoring the food to the requirements of the
Caffeine Alert ...So, researchers have determined that Coffee and Tea - and
other caffeine-loaded drinks - don't actually make you more
Curry Additives ...In a recent study by trading
standards headed by Sandwell Borough Council it was discovered that
half the dishes tested contained excessive additives.
Supermarket Produce and
Pesticides ...I'd say it is the consumer's
duty to "educate" the supermarkets - indeed all suppliers - that we
won't put up with goods which are cheap only because they're unfit
for human consumption.
health in serious decline due to lack of Omega-3 ...An alarming decline in the
nation’s health due to a lack of Omega-3 (found in oily fish such as
mackerel and herring) has been revealed in recent research conducted by
the International Society for the Study of Fats and Lipids (ISSFAL).
Red Wine - Good for
You? ...Do you have any update on issues
relating to red wine and health. If so we would like to keep
everybody abreast of current fact and opinion.
Yoghurt - Wholesome &
Natural? ...We are seriously disturbed by the
amount of artificial additives in so called natural foods. A stroll
along the supermarket dairy cabinet perusing the yoghurts (what
could be more natural than yoghurt) reveals a frightening