Although girls are not necessarily made of 'sugar and spice and everything nice', they are indeed made up differently to men. This means there are some unique nutritional requirements for women, largely due to the hormone differences that kick in during... read more on women's nutrition ›Read more
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Anaemia occurs when your blood is unable to carry enough oxygen around the body to function properly. This is a common condition and is often a result of your body not having enough red blood cells, or when the red blood cells you do have lack a protein... read more on anaemia ›Read more
The main function of the digestive system is to absorb nutrients from the food we eat. The body will use vitamins, proteins, fats and calories in order to carry out various jobs around the body. A digestive problem is a change or abnormality in the natural... read more on digestive problems ›Read more
Eating disorders are a complex range of conditions. They are serious mental illnesses that can affect a person emotionally, physically and socially. The most common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa. In the... read more on eating disorders ›Read more
When your immune system displays a significant adverse reaction to a specific protein found in food, this is known as a food allergy. The severity of these reactions will vary from person to person, ranging from a mild skin rash right through to a life... read more on food allergy and food intolerance ›
What does ‘healthy eating’ actually mean? To begin with, it’s important to understand that healthy eating is different from dieting. It doesn’t aim to reduce a significant amount of weight in a short space of time, instead it aims to... read more on healthy eating ›Read more
As you age, your body's dietary needs will change. These changes will continue throughout all life stages with the requirements for calories, protein, vitamins and minerals adjusting as we grow older. In addition to the physical needs of the body changing... read more on life stages ›Read more
Our skin is the largest organ of the body, with an estimated total area of 20 square feet. The skin is a natural barrier against the elements, helping to regulate our body temperature while giving us the sensation of touch, cold and warmth. It acts as an... read more on skin health and conditions ›Read more
‘Thyroid problems’ is an umbrella term that describes a range of conditions associated with the thyroid gland. These conditions include hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid) and hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid). An underactive thyroid... read more on thyroid problems ›Read more
The past decade has seen a huge increase in the amount of media coverage and column inches dedicated to weight issues. Nowadays it seems almost impossible to open a newspaper or turn on a TV without being told that Britain is heading towards an obesity crisis... read more on weight management ›Read more
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