Tag: health

Eat healthy and jump NHS queues?

I saw this in the newspaper today, and to be honest, I stopped to read it, because on principle I thought it was a good idea.The suggestion is that people who eat healthy visit the gym and can prove that are healthy will be… Continue Reading “Eat healthy and jump NHS queues?”

Probiotics and their benefits

What are they? Probiotics are food supplements that contain ‘friendly’ gut bacteria. Regular consumption of strains that survive gut transit help beneficial bacteria to increase, and those considered harmful bacteria to decrease. 

‘FAT TAX’ – in the news again!

‘Fizzy drinks should be heavily taxed and junk food adverts banished until after the watershed, doctors have said, in a call for action over obesity.

Medical care: a God given right?

Today’s daily prompt: Is access to medical care something that governments should provide, or is it better left to the private sector? Are there drawbacks to your choice? A national health service is a beautiful idea but is it sustainable in the current climate?… Continue Reading “Medical care: a God given right?”

Dieting can make you fatter!

I have said this before, but I always seem to end up in similar discussions where people simply do not understand because of effective media brainwashing.  The conventional approach to dieting is a disaster.

The importance of Fibre

We all hear about how important a high fibre diet is, but what is fibre exactly, and why do we need it?