Health Tips

Try baking soda to fight inflammation

A little bicarbonate of soda in water each day can reduce acidity and inflammation and help to reduce some of the symptoms of autoimmune and other diseases.

Are the health benefits of cobalt ‘underappreciated’?

Getting more cobalt-containing foods in your diet could reap antioxidant and anti-inflammatory rewards for your health.

Can coffee improve your workout?

Coffee and caffeine aren’t the same thing and whether coffee makes you run faster and lift heavier could come down to having the right genes.

Better food quality, not calorie counting, aids weight loss

Whether you go low-carb or low fat, the key to weight loss is getting plenty of good quality fresh fruits and vegetables and whole foods in your daily diet.

Want to lose weight? Ditch your non-stick pans

People with the highest levels of perfluorinated chemicals in the bodies may find it hard to lose weight and may regain weigh more quickly after weight loss. So how do we avoid them?

Five reasons why we overeat

Stop eating when you are full; it sounds so simple but studies show that lots of things can distract us from how much we are actually eating.

Can you make that side of chips healthier?

To preserve nutrition when frying foods like potatoes, according to a new study, your choice of oils matters – and fresh oil is a must.

Recurring cystitis? Drink more water

For women prone to urinary tract infections, drinking an additional 1.5 litres of water a day can be a simple, effective form of prevention.

Most milk substitutes are low in iodine – here’s why it matters

The low iodine concentration in milk substitutes may mean consumers are at risk of iodine deficiency. Here’s advice on how to get more.

How to reduce the risk of cognitive decline with age

Protecting your brain is a lifelong task and it’s never too early to start. Here’s some tips on keeping your brain healthy as you age.