High blood pressure: Avoid having these foods for breakfast to help lower your reading

HIGH blood pressure can lead to serious complications if left untreated. So to control your reading and to prevent the condition from developing in the first place it’s important to eat a healthy, balanced diet. For the first meal of the day, breakfast, what foods should you be avoiding?

High blood pressure: Best breakfast to have each morning to help lower your reading

HIGH blood pressure is a common condition but it can lead to serious health complications if left untreated. To prevent and control the condition eating a healthy, balanced diet is recommended. So when it comes to the first meal of the day, breakfast, what should you be eating?

Type 2 diabetes: Swap fruit juice for whole fruit to avoid high blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes is a lifelong condition which happens when the level of sugar in the blood is too high. If left untreated, diabetes can cause serious complications involving the heart, eyes, nerves and kidneys. However, problems can be avoided by treating and keeping the condition under control. While people with diabetes don’t have to […]

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: This sign in your gums could indicate poor blood sugar levels

Type 2 diabetes is a condition where the body doesn’t respond to insulin properly. Insulin is a hormone that controls the amount of sugar (glucose) in the blood. The condition is often caused by a person being overweight or obese, but many people won’t realise they have it because symptoms don’t tend to make you […]

High blood pressure: Best nuts to include in your diet to help lower your reading

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can lead to life-threatening implications if left untreated, such as heart attack and stroke. This is because the condition puts strain on the blood vessels and can enlarge the heart, making blood vessels clog, burst or leak, and can cause damage to major organs. These can put you […]

Diabetes type 2 – the ‘superdrink’ to have with your breakfast to prevent high blood sugar

Diabetes is a common condition that affects about 3.7 million people in the UK. Type 2 diabetes is caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin. Common diabetes symptoms include unexplained weight loss, having cuts or wounds that take longer to heal than normal, and passing more urine than normal. But you […]