Time for Vitamin D as the days get shorter

NHS recommends winter D supplements Vitamin D is important for health all year round, but especially in the winter when there is less sunlight and we don’t go out as much. The NHS recommends it for all adults and children over 4 years old. “During the autumn and winter, you need to get vitamin D … Read more

Increasing Healthy Lifespan with NutriShield

Getting older can bring many opportunities and joys – if you stay healthy, But, while life spans are increasing, health spans – the years you stay fit and well – for most people are not. Therefore, I believe investing in health is as important as investing in a pension. So this article summarises the latest … Read more

Should I worry about eating too much soy?

Should I worry about eating too much soy? There is an impression that soy could be a hormone disrupter because it contains plant-based oestrogens called isoflavones. Since soya is used in so many of the new meat substitute foods – from vege-burgers to vege-sausages to vegan ready meals – it’s a legitimate question to ask. … Read more

10 top cancer-protective foods

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10 Top Cancer-Protective Foods Cancer is rightly the most feared disease. Yes, there have been advances in early diagnosis, but once cancer is established, so many of even the modern drugs do little more than extend life by months. So risk reduction and prevention should be top of everyone’s priorities. Keeping active is crucial. So … Read more

Plant flavonoids help prevent cancer and heart disease

Study reveals powerful health-protective fruit and vegetable nutrients One obvious way to live healthier for longer is to avoid heart disease and cancer. The Edith Cowan University in Australia just issued an analysis of the diets of more than 53,000 Danish people over a 23-year period. They found that people who regularly ate foods rich … Read more