Archive for Preventive care

What to do now to ward off the winter blues

What to do now to ward off the winter blues The long dark days of winter can leave even the most optimistic of us feeling blue.  Find out here how the right nutrition may help to boost your mood until the sunny days of spring return. A recent survey of 2000 Britons found that as

Think osteoporosis has nothing to do with you because you’re not old yet? Think again.

Think osteoporosis has nothing to do with you because you’re not old yet? Think again. 20 October 2011 is World Osteoporosis Day so I’ve been doing a bit of research. I was horrified to discover that older women don’t break their hips when they fall, they fall because their hips have simply shattered in the

">Top tip # 3 Can pizza really reduce prostate cancer risk?

March is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.  1 man dies every hour of prostate cancer in the UK.  Here’s my 3rd tip for how you can reduce your risk. What, pizza is suddenly a health food? Well not exactly, no –  though some research has suggested that higher pizza consumption is associated with lower incidence of

">Top tip #2: delicious ways to reduce your prostate cancer risk

March is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. 1 man dies every hour of prostate cancer in the UK. Here’s my 2nd tip for how you can reduce your risk. Eat plenty of legumes such as… Peas, beans, lentils and peanuts. Why do they help prevent prostate cancer? As well as being a great source of protein,

">Top tip #1 to reduce your risk of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer kills one man every hour in Britain. March is prostate awareness month, so I’m doing a series of posts on how you can reduce your risk of prostate cancer.  My first tip is… Eat your greens!  Sorry, but granny was right on this one – cruciferous veg like broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts,

">10 essential facts about the prostate every man should know

Most men don’t know where the prostate is or what it’s for, so here you go: ‘Prostate’ comes from the Greek meaning ‘that which stands before’ The prostate is a small gland which only men have; it’s the size of a pea at birth and grows the size of a walnut It lies just below