High blood pressure – the one takeaway diet swap that could prevent hypertension

High blood pressure affects about one in every four UK adults, according to the NHS. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, increases your risk of some life-threatening complications, including heart attacks and strokes. The only way to know if you have high blood pressure is to get it checked, as there are often […]

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Include these foods in your diet to avoid symptoms

Vitamin B12 is important for many body processes, but if it is in short supply the body won’t make as many red blood cells, they will be abnormally large and won’t last for as long as they should. If you do not have enough red blood cells your tissues and organs may not get enough […]

Bowel cancer symptoms: Add this popular £1 fruit to your diet to slash risk of disease

Bowel cancer symptoms can be mistaken for less serious health conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome – most people with them do not have cancer. According to Cancer Research UK, a lump that your doctor can feel in your back passage or tummy (abdomen), more commonly on the right side, is a tell-tale sign. Losing […]

Bowel cancer symptoms: Add this popular £1 fruit to your diet to slash risk of disease

BOWEL cancer symptoms are not always easy to spot as they can be mistaken for less serious health conditions. But you can help prevent the disease from developing in the first place by making some simple changes to your diet. Increasing your fibre intake is just of the things you can do.

Arthritis pain? This diet plan could reduce symptoms – including this 62p vegetable

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis in the UK, according to the NHS. It’s a condition that causes joints to become painful and stiff, and can lead to swelling, tenderness or grating. Osteoarthritis symptoms are caused by a wearing down of the joints’ protective cartilage. It can make the joint become inflamed, swollen, […]

Dementia signs: Six ways to reduce your risk of early symptoms – including this diet

Dementia is a syndrome associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning. Symptoms can include problems with memory loss, thinking speed, mental sharpness and quickness, language, understanding, judgement, movement and general difficulties carrying out daily activities. There is no cure for dementia right now, but if it’s diagnosed in the early stages, there are ways […]