Sugary drinks during pregnancy can cause mid-childhood asthma
A new study finds a link between asthma in mid-childhood and consumption of fructose and sugared beverages during pregnancy.
5 healthy festive foods
The secret to cooking healthy, delicious meals and snacks for the holiday season is to get back to basics and...
All you need to know about gout, a painful form of arthritis
In this clinical case we take an in-depth look at gout, a painful form of arthritis. Read more.
3 summer berry recipes
In this article, Lee Holmes shares her three favourite summer berry recipes.
How to fight inflammation naturally
Inflammation is the main way the body protects itself from injury, infection, bacteria and pathogens. We take a look at...
Natural stretch-mark remedies
Whether from pregnancy or weight gain, stretch marks can be embarrassing, but there are natural ways to keep them at...
Why whole grains are better for you than refined grains
Consuming whole grains instead of refined grains leads to weight loss and reduced inflammation without affecting glucose response.
Mushrooms for anti-ageing - here's why
Researchers find that mushrooms have the highest levels of two important antioxidants that can help fight ageing.
Discover the many health benefits of apricots
The golden orange small delicious fruits we know as apricots (a relation of the peach) have a long and distinguished...
Can biofortified corn and eggs retain nutrients after cooking?
Biofortified foods, used to combat widespread vitamin A deficiency, retain a high percentage of carotenoids after most types of cooking.
The TCM of diabetes
Traditional Chinese medicine has much to offer the modern problem of diabetes as it treats the individual, not the condition....
What's next for diabetes?
Diabetes is one of the major health issues facing the modern world, but the disease itself is showing the way...
Fish or fish oil during pregnancy?
A study finds that both fish and fish oil supplements during pregnancy will benefit babies from developing asthma.
Want to reduce salt intake? Try spices instead
Spicy food seems to reduce salt intake according to a new study.
Distracted by hot dogs? Here's why
People are significantly distracted by junk food even when they are concentrating on other tasks.
A Q&A with Corinne Noyes, founder of Madame Flavour
We sit down with Corinne Noyes, founder of Madame Flavour, to find out just how much love and care is...
How to make your salad more nutritious
Adding oil to your salads promotes the absorption of micronutrients, according to a new study.
Eat walnuts for a happy gut
Walnuts in our diet can change the makeup of gut bacteria which can significantly improve our health.
How tomatoes reduce skin cancer
Daily consumption of tomatoes may reduce the development of skin cancer tumours.
Why do the elderly get itchy?
Karen Bridgman gets to the source of a case of severe itch.