World Cancer Day is a day to reflect on what you can do to help reduce the global burden of cancer. The three year campaign with the theme ‘We can. I can’ aims to explore how everyone can do their part to fight cancer. There are many ways to get involved in World Cancer Day […]
World Heart Day – Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the world’s biggest killer and is currently responsible for 17.3 million deaths per year, a figure which is expected to continue rising.
Aloe vera has a long history of use as a therapeutic agent…
This year The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) is running a campaign: ‘Heartburn: A Global Perspective’
To keep up-to-date with all the coverage from this year’s gut week visit: http://loveyourgut.com/gut-week/gut-week-2014/
This month is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and with International Women’s Day 2014 last Saturday, we thought we would take this opportunity to highlight this disease. Ovarian cancer is the seventh most common cancer in the world, with 239,000 new cases diagnosed in 2012 and the biggest gynaecological killer of women in the UK. Awareness […]
Christmas and all the partying which comes with it may have resulted in a higher consumption of sugary and fatty foods for a number of us. Coupled with increased alcohol intake and disrupted eating times, this can really wreak havoc on our digestive systems. Perhaps instead of placing our focus on those New Year’s resolutions […]
Getting adequate exercise and eating a sensible diet during the winter months will hopefully help to ease the burden these cold temperatures can exert on our bodies!
Cholesterol, saturated fat and fibre