High blood pressure, or hypertension, seems to be an ailment that  is accepted as some people’s lot in life. However there are certain modifiable risk  factors, other than family history, which make some people more susceptible to high blood pressure. It’s important to address these, particularly if you also have a family history of, Read More

Christmas often becomes a traumatic time of year for people who are undertaking a wight loss program because of the constant barrage and temptation of food that comes their way. Generally it’s not what you eat on Christmas day itself. I definitely think you should have a leave pass for your diet for that day, Read More

Menopause, that lovely time of life when your menstrual cycle goes haywire, you snap at everyone from the dog to the postman and you seem to be generating so much heat that you could power a small village.  As you near menopause you’ll notice your cycle becomes irregular (longer or shorter) and more often, Read More

Just finished watching the new FoodMatters film “Hungry for Change” which you can watch absolutely free for another 5 days. It is a must see for anyone who is overweight or has ever tried to lose weight by dieting. The film presents some radical ideas about the nature of the food and dieting industry, Read More

Christmas is the time of year when the body can take a battering. Not only is December often filled with social engagements (and the drinking that goes along with it) but then comes the copious amounts of food that we are often compelled to eat. Well the good news is there are certain strategies, Read More