Most people bounce back from a mild transient ischaemic attack ("mini-stroke"). Nonetheless, when you do experience a mild transient ischaemic attack, I assure you it will feel any...Read More
Diet and nutrition form part of the foundation of lasting optimum health. Eating a balanced and healthy diet in combination with regular exercise is essential in maintaining physical and mental health as well as overall well-being. Not only are these effective in preventing weight gain or in maintaining weight loss, but healthier lifestyles are also associated with improved sleep and mood.
Our diets are completely under our control. Therefore our health and well-being is dependent on the choices we make. The majority of chronic diseases, from diabetes to strokes, can be traced back to our diet and lifestyle and therefore can be avoided. Understanding the full picture of what a healthy diet consists of will give you every opportunity to embark on the health-kick you’ve been seeking.
It is true though that there is a lot of confusing information about what a healthy diet consists of. We all know the food groups we’ve been told to eat more of and those we’re meant to avoid, but is this really the way forward? For instance, we’ve been told to avoid saturated fat and yet more and more research is beginning to show that saturated fat is an essential component of a healthy and balanced diet.
Other exciting research has shown that certain probiotics may help combat autism. Studies have also identified that eating red meat could help protect your brain against Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, contradicting current guidelines saying that we should eat less red meat. It is difficult to know sometimes what we should be eating and what we shouldn’t.
This is where the Daily Health is at hand. The Diet & Nutrition archive will provide you all you need to know on how to maintain a healthy balanced diet, separating the fact from the fiction. All our latest findings will help you make sense of the confusing dietary guidelines and show you how optimal nutrition can support and protect your health.
Aloe vera, known to the Egyptians as "the plant of immortality" and to Native Americans as "the wand of heaven", is well-known for its healing powers as a topical application for s...Read More
Recently, the global health food brand Blue Diamond was taken to court for making false claims about their almond milk, called Almond Breeze. While investigating these claims, I un...Read More
Dr. Max Gerson - a German-born American doctor who developed the Gerson Therapy, a dietary-based alternative cancer treatment - once said: "In the hand of the physician, nutrition...Read More