B vitamins in depth – part two

Welcome to the second part of our guide to the B vitamin family. Last time we looked at thiamine, riboflavin, niacin and B5, or pantothenic acid. Today we’ll be discussing the four other B vitamins in depth and looking at their role in our health and wellbeing....

Healthy nuts

Can a high-fat food really be good for you? A while back I looked at some of the health benefits of common varieties of nuts, but soon realised I’d left out some important and tasty varieties. So this is part two of my list of healthy nuts and the benefits they...

Fish for health!

If you follow the headlines you’ll already be aware that oily fish is one of the best sources of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. But there’s so much more to seafood than this one benefit. A healthy diet should include at least two portions of fish per...

Anti-inflammatory foods

When you think of inflammation, you might think of bruises or pulled muscles. While you’d be right, it’s important to know that there are two different types of inflammation – acute and chronic. Injuries like strains, burns or bronchitis fall into the...

Boost your metabolism for Spring!

Now seasonal fresh fruits, salads and vegetables are appearing in the shops, as opposed to those grown in heated greenhouses or shipped in from thousands of miles away, it’s a great time to take advantage of some of these great metabolism-boosters. Radishes...