Health and Fitness
A recent study, published in the Nutrition Journal, looked at the impact in people who had slightly raised cholesterol of taking chlorella, a type of fresh water algae.
It's estimated that one in three people is affected by IBS at some point in their lives. If you’re one of these people then the over indulgence of Christmas and New Year will undoubtedly, unless you’ve been very regimented, have left you with a bloated belly and tummy troubles.
With the festive period well and truly over, it’s time to make good on your New Year’s resolution and get fit without spending a fortune.
Joe Cole moved to Aston Villa from West Ham United just before the start of the 2014/2015 season. His most successful years were spent at Chelsea between 2003 & 2010 where he became a Premier League champion, but he also had spells at Liverpool and in the French top division with Lille.
Sony has unveiled the new SmartBand with ROXY, rolling out now. A collaboration with the iconic women’s outdoor sports lifestyle brand; it represents limited edition, adventure-inspired, purpose-driven fashion that motivates you to live for the moment.
Researchers at the Medical Research Council’s Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit have discovered that specific mental abilities – such as problem-solving or multi-tasking – decline with age at different rates because individuals’ brains age differently.
The number of people using electronic cigarettes in the UK has tripled over the past two years. An estimated 2.1 million people are now choosing to vape. E-cigarettes have grown in popularity since their invention by Chinese pharmacist Hon Lik in 2003.
Each January, roughly one in three people resolve to better themselves in some way, with healthier eating and exercise topping the list. About three quarters stick to their goals for at least a week, but few persevere.
Official figures show that the Deputy Prime Minister’s policy of offering free school meals to all infants at school has had a very high uptake in its first 3 months.
Its fans already include Alisha Dixon and Miranda Kerr, but a new study, published this month in the British Journal of Nutrition, shows we could all benefit from swapping to virgin coconut oil this New Year.
It’ll soon be New Year, a time when people can be overheard saying they want to turn over a new leaf, start from scratch or simply be a little better/fitter/nicer than the year before, but in giving up one bad habit are you unconsciously starting another?
An acute heart condition previously thought to recover spontaneously does not necessarily heal with time, new Aberdeen research has found.
A new global study reveals that one in two people are more likely to stick to a resolution which has been pledged publicly. Those in the far east (Vietnam 84% and Thailand 77%) together with India (58%) and France (57%) are the most likely to fulfil their goals if shared for others to see.
A group of Clevedon friends have once again organised a sponsored run in aid of the charity which cared for a beloved friend and brother and are urging people to put on their running shoes and take part in the event.
Maternal deaths in the UK have dropped from 11 per 100,000 women giving birth in 2006–08 to 10 per 100,000 women giving birth in 2010–12, according to a national report from a team of academics, clinicians and charity representatives called MBRRACE-UK which is led from the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford.
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