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Increase in portion sizes a major reason in rising obesity levels

Reducing portion sizes eating at home, dining-out in restaurants and from supermarket meals could help to significantly reduce obesity rates, according to a new study. NHS figures show that obesity affects around 1 in every 4 adults and 1 in every 5 children aged between ten and 11 in the UK. It’s known that being overweight or obese can … Read moreIncrease in portion sizes a major reason in rising obesity levels

Mediterranean diet could reduce breast cancer risk

The fight against breast cancer may begin in the kitchen. A new study suggests that women can dramatically reduce their risk of the disease by following a version of the Mediterranean diet that goes heavy on extra virgin olive oil. Data from a large, randomized clinical trial show that women who did so were 62% … Read moreMediterranean diet could reduce breast cancer risk

Daily vitamin C supplements found to be as beneficial as walking

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[column type=”2/3″] Daily vitamin C supplements found to be as beneficial as walking A new study has revealed that daily vitamin C supplements could be as effective as walking in improving the heart health of obese people. Scientists have found that taking the equivalent of one Berocca tablet a day can have similar cardiovascular benefits as … Read moreDaily vitamin C supplements found to be as beneficial as walking