Nutrition in the news and articles

Having trouble exercising away the unflattering ‘spare tires’? If you’ve adopted a healthy diet and a disciplined gym regime but see no results, then perhaps it’s time to check your thyroid gland. Even though weight gain can be dependent upon the foods we chose to eat, it can also be linked to a malfunctioning endocrine …

Garlic fights the common cold Thanks to…natural antibiotics The science: A typical adult will contract an average of two to four colds every year, according to the NHS. But an adult who loads up their dishes with garlic at every opportunity will likely find themselves afflicted less frequently. “Garlic boasts powerful anti-bacteria, anti-yeast and anti-virus properties,” …

Well it’s that time of the year again.  All the  TV and magazine adverts are asking you if you’re body’s  beach ready and diets suggestions are everywhere you look.  You know you’ve got to start soon as time is running out before that summer holiday.   For some it’s quite a demoralising time a year, especially …

Christmas has passed and you might feel that it wasn’t just the goose that got fat. Many of us know that after the Christmas binge we have to knuckle down and shed some weight but often we’ve  already tried just about every diet in the book to no avail. The Metabolic Balance diet is a …

There are good reasons for eating seasonal food and here’s an excellent example. December is a good time for cabbage. Cabbage is part of the brassica family, which also includes cauliflower, broccoli, kale, Brussels sprouts and watercress. They are a liver-friendly bunch that aid detoxication, ideal for the festive season. Packed with vitamin C and …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is becoming more and more common and this article on the website ‘What doctors don’t tell you’ tells the story of lady called Rebekah who had battled with the condition for years. Film PR guru Rebekah Smith had suffered from debilitating fatigue for years but a diet programme tailor-made for her finally …

Metabolic balance is one of the few weight loss programmes that allows you to eat delicious healthy, balanced, all natural foods and this is important during the Christmas period.  When everybody else is tucking in to those naughty foods, you don’t want to be sitting there with a lettuce leaf, a stick of celery and …

Coeliac disease is a lifelong autoimmune disease, which is caused by a reaction to gluten.  Gluten is the general name given to proteins found in wheat (durum, emmer, spelt, farina, faro, kamut, khorason, wheat and einkorn, rye, barley and sometimes oats).   Even though some products don’t contain gluten they may be produced in factories where …

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