A daily multivitamin capsule is sometimes considered an optional extra – but recent research on UK women (and men will probably be no better off) suggests that they are at serious health risks from low nutrient intake.
They found that a significant proportion of UK women of all ages have “disturbingly low” levels of folate and vitamin D intakes. They also had levels below the Lower Reference Intake (that’s the absolute bare minimum required to keep standing) for: Continue reading
The right diet can have a good impact on your health and wellbeing. However, eating the wrong foods can have the opposite effect. A number of studies are looking specifically at the Western Diet and whether it is a promoter of autoimmune diseases. While there is no definitive association between the two, there are plenty of signs that there are links. Continue reading
A good diet and the right nutrition are important whether you are in good health or not. However, it is even more vital when you are getting cancer treatment. The treatments can be really harsh on the body. For example you may feel weak, lose a lot of weight, or even find your body no longer tolerates certain foods. As a result you need to adapt your diet. Continue reading