12 healthy days of Christmas
Christmas is just one day, but healthy eating habits can do you good for the rest of your life. Here's how to get a jump on and manage Christmas temptations.
Keeping up with exercise over the holidays
Holidays can seem like the perfect time to socialise, eat and avoid responsibility for a few days. Here are some tips to help you get in some exercise, but still enjoy the holiday season.
Understanding type 2 diabetes and nutrition – myth busting!
There are many misconceptions surrounding type 2 diabetes, especially in relation to diet. We’ve broken down some common myths and provide tips for new habits to start putting into action.
Saganaki prawn salad
There are many more types of seafood than just fish that can be good for us. Prawns in particular are a very lean source of protein, as well as a source of omega-3s, iron, iodine, zinc and B vitamins.
Herbed chicken and chickpea salad
This protein-packed salad is a refreshing and light choice for a quick meal.
Beef and vegetable stir fry with quinoa
This delicious, easy recipe will keep you full, and is packed with healthy vegetables.
High cholesterol increases our risk of heart disease, so it’s important to take steps to reduce it. While genetics can influence cholesterol levels to a degree, simple diet and lifestyle changes can help stop high cholesterol.
Hydration and your heart
Proper hydration is essential for your heart, especially after exercising. Staying well hydrated helps your heart do its job and more easily pump blood through the blood vessels to your muscles. This in turn helps your muscles work more effectively.
What should you eat after a cardiac event?
Nutrition plays a vital role in protecting the health of your heart. It can reduce your risk of having a cardiac event, help you recover from one and reduce your risk of it happening again. Here’s what you should keep in mind.