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  • bad diets

    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…

  • better mental health

    Can You Eat Your Way to Better Mental Health?

    Is it really possible to achieve better mental health by eating the right foods? Research shows that what we eat may affect not just our physical health, but our mental health too. It’s no secret that poor diet has been linked to diseases such as diabetes and cancer. However, recent evidence also suggests that bad nutrition could…

  • eating enough fibre

    Are You Eating Enough Fibre?

    Superfoods are often claimed to provide many benefits for your health. From kale to pomegranates, a new ‘superfood’ seems to be talked about every week. However, in and amidst the latest trends, it seems many people are forgetting about basics, such as fibre. Fibre and your health The benefits of fibre for your health have long been…

  • The November Veg Pledge

    The November Veg Pledge

    Cancer Research UK is asking for people to raise money this November by taking part in the ‘November Veg Pledge’. Could you go meat-free for 30 days to raise money for charity? Going meat-free is a challenge you can take at any time of year to increase your fruit and vegetable intake, to help the…

  • Health benefits of green beans

    6 Health Benefits of Green Beans

    As summer approaches and we’re all looking for ways to trim down our waistlines, healthy eating is back on the table… so to speak. Chefs, bloggers and heath professionals alike will all be on the hunt for this year’s miracle health boosting weight-loss food, but the answer may be closer to home than you’d expect.…