Are Bad Diets Worse for Our Health Than Tobacco?

When you think of the ‘nation’s biggest killers’, your first thought probably jumps to cigarettes and alcohol. However, you might be surprised to learn that bad diets could be to blame for more deaths worldwide than either of these habits. A poor diet can lead to obesity, diabetes and other dangerous health conditions, but it

Read More

Is There a Way to Reduce Your Risk of Dementia?

Millions of people are affected by dementia and Alzheimer’s every year.  These conditions affect the memory and are mainly suffered by older people. At present, there is no cure, but research is ongoing to find ways of preventing dementia. While most of the risk factors are out of your control, there are some things you

Read More

Obesity and Smoking Biggest Causes of Cancer

There are a multitude of things that can potentially cause cancer, many of which you can do little to prevent. However, two of the biggest causes of cancer are things that are, for the most part, within our control: smoking, and our weight. Cancer Research UK has found that a third of all cancer cases in the

Read More

Beating Obesity With Self Care And Healthy Eating

Keeping the weight off can be challenging. With the combination of easy access to unhealthy foods and busy lifestyles, beating obesity can sometimes seem almost impossible. A large percentage of people in the UK are feeling the effects of being overweight or obese, with the millennial generation (those born between the early 1980s and mid 90s) looking

Read More

Get Popping this National Popcorn Day

When you’re on the go throughout the day it’s easy to fall into patterns of unhealthy snacking. Reaching for the salty, high-fat crisps or sugary chocolate bar will give you a quick fix, but can take its toll on your health if consumed in too high a quantity. Public Health England recommends sticking to a maximum of two prepackaged snacks a day

Read More