Health Tips

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.

What is Dance Movement Psychotherapy?

If you are feeling blue, ‘dancing it out’ – as the girls from Grey’s Anatomy would say – could be an effective form of therapy!

When it comes to dieting, one size doesn’t fit all

When it comes to shedding those extra kilos, according to Danish researchers, success is less about what you eat and more about who you are at a biological level.

Maintaining the same weight as you age may prevent diabetes

Even if you are moderately overweight to begin with, keeping your weight steady over the longer-term could significantly reduce your risk of diabetes.

Seven foods to supercharge your gut bacteria

A healthy gut is key to your well being. The good news is that you can begin to cultivate a new healthy gut flora, in just 24 hours just by changing what you eat.

Should you eat before exercising?

According to new data exercising in a fasted state might trigger more favourable changes in fatty tissue which, and bring more health benefits over the long term.