Healthy Living

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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A Physio’s guide to preventing medical appointment re-referrals

A Physio’s guide to preventing medical appointment re-referrals

Musculoskeletal problems are one of the most common reasons why patients see their doctor, accounting for 1 in 5 GP visits. According to an Office for National Statistics report, they were [...]

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Cut sugar and starve cancer

Cut sugar and starve cancer

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer or think you might be at risk, don’t “feed the beast” by eating sugar!

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Could this be the secret to longevity?

Could this be the secret to longevity?

But the real reason why I admire Betty White is because it looks like she has found the secret to longevity... and that's without plastic surgery or other cosmetic enhancements like Botox.

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Could coffee be a secret weapon in fight against dementia?

Could coffee be a secret weapon in fight against dementia?

Not only am I a fan of my quiet cup of coffee, but I also believe in the health benefits of this popular beverage. Caffeine is already known to help prevent type 2 diabetes and improve blood [...]

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Sleep quality could impact your Alzheimer’s risk

Sleep quality could impact your Alzheimer’s risk

We all know that quality sleep can help anything from boosting your mood to rebuilding your immune system, but new research suggests that prolonged periods of poor sleep can actually increase the [...]

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Mediterranean diet shown to reduce risk of colorectal cancer

Mediterranean diet shown to reduce risk of colorectal cancer

Researchers from the Tel-Aviv Medical Centre, Israel, used dietary questionnaires for 808 patients aged between 40 and 70 years and undergoing screening or diagnostic colonoscopies, with low risk [...]

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Consuming coffee could cut your risk of dying

Consuming coffee could cut your risk of dying

Two new studies, both published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, examined the coffee consumption of large and diverse groups of people, giving us a fantastic indication of how it can affect [...]

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