Of course, the' public relations people' for the 'cranberry juice people' are always going to shine the best possible light on the idea that cranberry juice can help to prevent urinary tract infections and that this in turn may help with the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.
A new study reveals that children who spend two hours or more in front of a screen (TV, computer, videogames etc.) have over 2.5 fold increase in their odds of having high blood pressure (BP). These odds are increased further by overweight and obesity. The study also showed that children with a low level of fitness had 3.4 times higher odds of high BP than those with a high level of fitness.
Is dieting and low blood sugar wrecking your relationship? Imagine if all you needed to stop a ding-dong with your loved one as you step through the door at the end of the day was... a bit of chocolate on the way home. Not the usual nutritional recommendation from me granted, but here's why.
Welcome to my new blog! I've started off by posting some old material I already had on my old website, but I'm really looking forward to adding new posts and responding to any comments regularly :) Amanda x
There is a lot in the press at the moment, on the radio and the television about how to slow down the ageing process and among other things, to protect and even enhance your memory as you move through life.
A month's worth of tried-and-tested Top Tips! As any confirmed snacker knows, the vending machine and corner shop are packed with tempting nibbles. Don't get caught out! Plan ahead! Pop a pack of your favourite dried fruit in your bag, desk or glove box in the car. I love plump, succulent ready-to-eat apricots, but the choice is yours.
Take a look at some boxes of breakfast cereal and you could be forgiven for thinking you had picked up a GCSE mathematics text book, not a packet of your favourite flakes For there, slap bang on the front of many packs is a list of calories, fat, salt and other nutrients in a bowl – along with information on other figures known as the 'Guideline Daily Amount' or GDA for short.