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Eating Junk Food Can Make You Depressed

Those who regularly eat high-fat foods, processed meals, desserts and sweets are almost 60 per cent more likely to suffer depression than those who choose fruit, vegetables and fish. Researchers claim their study is the first to investigate the link between overall diet and mental health, rather than the effects of individual foods. Dr Eric […]

October 10, 2012   No Comments

Simple Diet to Fight Arthritis and Alzheimer’s Disease

The latest diet craze is nothing like the usual offerings. You don’t have to count calories or even cut your food intake drastically. There’s also no promise of instant weight loss, though you probably will become more trim. What this diet will do is help prevent illnesses such as heart disease, Alzheimer’s and possibly cancer, […]

September 3, 2012   No Comments

Relax Can Help You Lose Weight

Research shows that women who want to lose weight should ditch their diets and learn to relax instead. At the end of a two-year study, women who followed a programme of yoga and meditation had lost weight and kept it off, while those who focused purely on exercise and nutrition had not. The ‘relaxed’ women […]

August 17, 2012   1 Comment

Is There Any Health Benefit In Eating Frozen Food Rather Than Tinned?

Frozen food has long had a reputation for being inferior to fresh, on a par with canned. But this is now largely undeserved. Frozen fish is a good example of how freezing has come a long way. Back in the Seventies and early Eighties, when we weren’t so picky or knowledgeable, frozen fish consisted mainly […]

July 14, 2012   No Comments