Is our health service giving bad dietary advice?

Is our health service giving bad dietary advice?

Our health services are wonderful, they work amazingly hard, doctors and nurses care about us and on the whole, they do their best to help and make us better again. But is all the hard work being undermined by the very organisation that’s trying to get you healthy...
Sugar – Are we too obsessed with it?

Sugar – Are we too obsessed with it?

Sugar – sweet, tasty, and evil! This is what we are being lead to believe over the past year or two. “**gasp** You eat sugar? That’s you doomed then!”, this is the kind of attitude that seems to be pushed now by the health crowd (yeah yeah I know I’m in...
Is salt good for you?

Is salt good for you?

Is salt good for you? I’m sure many of us remember the story from our school days about the king and his three daughters, when asked how much they loved him, two showered him with praise while the third said she loved him like salt. Enraged that she compared him to...
Stress – together we can beat it!

Stress – together we can beat it!

Stress, it’s a modern day problem that can create illness and affect lives, sometimes to extreme levels. According to the Health and Safety Executive, figures for 2013/2014 show that 39% of all workplace illness was due to stress, anxiety or depression, that’s over a...
Food labels – a brief introduction

Food labels – a brief introduction

Food labels, these can sometimes seem like a different language when we try to understand them. We do our best to eat healthily, we try to choose foods that appear to be a better option, but do you get confused when trying to decipher those labels on food products? I...