Healthy Living

Fresh vs frozen vegetables: Which is best?

Fresh vs frozen vegetables: Which is best?

When it comes to fruit and vegetables, we’re constantly told by the media, our friends, or families, that fresh is always the best option in terms of nutrition – “that’s a fact”, they tell us.

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Lifestyle is key to lowering risk of heart disease

Lifestyle is key to lowering risk of heart disease

The majority of diseases, though, can be described as multifactorial. This means they’re due to a combination of factors, including genetics, lifestyle and the environment around us.

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Why is the Paleo diet getting such a bad rap?

Why is the Paleo diet getting such a bad rap?

The Paleo diet, or “Caveman’s diet”, is a diet that focusses on plenty of lean animal-based protein, healthy saturated fats, nuts and fresh vegetables.

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How ‘clean’ are public swimming pools?

How ‘clean’ are public swimming pools?

There’s no doubt that swimming is a great form of exercise, but have you ever wondered how ‘clean’ the water is in your local public swimming pool?

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Keep an eye on your tattoos when you are out in the sun

Keep an eye on your tattoos when you are out in the sun

Though it’s true that if you have a few scattered tattoos around your body, this may not be too much of a concern, however if large portions of your skin are completely covered then there’s a [...]

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Is watercress the latest superfood powerhouse?

Is watercress the latest superfood powerhouse?

Watercress — long known as a superfood — scored a perfect 100, followed by Chinese cabbage (91.99), chard (89.27), beet greens (87.08), spinach (86.43) and chicory (73.36).

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Cutting your salt intake could help end midnight toilet trips

Cutting your salt intake could help end midnight toilet trips

“This is the first study to measure how salt intake affects the frequency of going to the bathroom… Night time urination is a real problem for many people, especially as they get older. This work [...]

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Help fight ageing with… red wine?

Help fight ageing with… red wine?

Red wine, the cultured person’s drink. New evidence now suggests it may be the healthier person’s too.

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