Silicon Valley’s favorite diet can lead to kidney trouble — here’s how to go keto without getting sick

Shutterstock The keto diet is a popular strategy for rapid weight loss and can help with certain medical conditions like seizures and Type 2 diabetes. But kidney doctors say if you’re not careful, it can be a recipe for kidney stones and other health concerns. It’s not the diet itself that’s necessarily bad, but the […]

High blood pressure: Add these potassium-rich foods to your diet to lower your reading

HIGH blood pressure rarely has any noticeable symptoms and many of those with the condition won’t realise they have it. But if it’s left ignored, high blood pressure can lead to more serious health conditions, including cardiovascular disease. One way to lower your reading is to eat more potassium.

Diabetes type 2: Low-carb diet can ‘absolutely’ reverse condition and control blood sugar

DIABETES type 2 happens when the body can no longer control blood sugar levels due to problems with the hormone insulin. Although seeming like a life-sentence, it is ‘absolutely’ possible to reverse the condition with the low-carb diet according to an expert with more than 20 years experience.

Dementia diet: Prevent memory loss by eating the mediterranean diet

Dementia may be prevented by eating a mediterranean diet. That’s according to several health websites and a host of scientific studies. Rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish and, of course, olive oil, eating this southern european diet could reduce the risk of memory loss and prevent the condition. “Research suggests the mediterranean diet may […]

Gordon Ramsay weight loss diet: Chef and restaurant owner lost four stone – but how?

Gordon Ramsay revealed that his weight loss was inspired by his wife. The British chef, who is well known for his expletive-laden language, was inspired by his wife Tana to shed the pounds. He told the Daily Mail: “Tana was not impressed with the way I was. “I was overweight, 18 stone. I looked like […]