I’m a nutritionist and these are the foods that you didn’t know can affect your mental health

DO you know what’s lurking in your food? Eating ultra-processed foods — known as UPFs — can massively increase your risk of brain and ovarian cancer, says Imperial College London. DO you know what’s lurking in your food? Here, we show the difference between natural and ultra-processed version of your favourite grubGetty UPFs are definedContinue reading “I’m a nutritionist and these are the foods that you didn’t know can affect your mental health”

Warning as 47% of under-45s have no idea they’re at risk of silent killer – the 10 signs you must not ignore

ALMOST half of all adults don’t believe they are at risk for heart disease, research has revealed. But recent studies have found heart attacks in people under age 40 have been increasing over the past decade.  Getty One in five heart attack patients are younger than 40 years of age. A surge in conditions likeContinue reading “Warning as 47% of under-45s have no idea they’re at risk of silent killer – the 10 signs you must not ignore”

Mum left with huge dent in her head after partner spotted ‘something different’ about her

WHEN Barbora Hájková’s partner said she ‘looked a little different’, she brushed off his concerns. The 38-year-old had a lump at the side of her head which her partner Ilja, 41, said had changed her face. Barbora Hájková’s partner Ilja first noticed there was something wrong with his girlfriend’s facemediadrumimages/@baruhajkova mediadrumimages/@baruhajkova After extensive checks, sheContinue reading “Mum left with huge dent in her head after partner spotted ‘something different’ about her”

I’m a midwife and these are the items I’ve found lost inside pregnant women

DURING labour, there are things you expect to happen. In most cases, there will be screaming and shouting – before a new bundle of joy is welcomed into the world. Getty You wouldn’t believe the items a midwife has found stuck up women’s vaginas – just before they are about to give birth While you’dContinue reading “I’m a midwife and these are the items I’ve found lost inside pregnant women”

I’ve been ‘burned so badly by eczema creams’ I no longer recognise myself in the mirror

WHEN Nicole Mackenzie started using topical steroids for her eczema, she hoped it would solve her skin complaint. Instead, the 26-year-old said her skin was burned so badly by the creams, that she no longer recognises herself in the mirror. Kennedy News When Nicole Mackenzie first started using steroid creams, she thought they were workingContinue reading “I’ve been ‘burned so badly by eczema creams’ I no longer recognise myself in the mirror”

From biscuits to cakes – how the NHS ‘healthy-eating’ app promotes junk food ‘linked to cancer’

AN NHS ‘healthy-eating” app is actually promoting life-threatening junk food, campaigners claim. The health service’s Food Scanner is supposed to tell users how good for you a food is using the product’s barcode. taking The Biscuit/Soil Association NHS Food Scanner app shows ultra-processed foods are a “good choice” But an investigation found the app —Continue reading “From biscuits to cakes – how the NHS ‘healthy-eating’ app promotes junk food ‘linked to cancer’”

From chocolate in your chilli to pepper on your chips, these are the strange food pairings that could boost your health

GO on – splash a drop of milk in your coffee. It could do you a lot of good. Many assumed black was better – but scientists now say a dash of the white stuff makes it healthier. Getty We reveal the small recipe tweaks that will add a helping of goodness to your dailyContinue reading “From chocolate in your chilli to pepper on your chips, these are the strange food pairings that could boost your health”

Warning as obesity can cause your brain cells to die off, scientists find

BEING overweight can cause brain cells to die off, according to a new study. Obesity and Alzheimer’s disease disease both thin the outer later of the brain in the same way. Getty The new study reveals obesity’s potentially deadly impact on the brain Canadian scientists now claim losing weight could slow cognitive decline and lowerContinue reading “Warning as obesity can cause your brain cells to die off, scientists find”

I’m a nutritionist – here’s the 5 ways a post-Dry January booze blowout is endangering your health

IT’S February 1, so that might mean you’re planning on going big on the booze this evening if you have been doing Dry January. But one expert has warned that a blowout could be endangering your health. Getty One expert warned that your February blow out after dry January could actually be damaging your healthContinue reading “I’m a nutritionist – here’s the 5 ways a post-Dry January booze blowout is endangering your health”

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