SLEEP plays an important role in a person’s health and regular poor sleep can result in serious medical conditions as well as a shorter life expectancy. How many hours should you be getting a night and how can you ensure a good night’s rest?
Sleep can boost a person’s health in a number of ways, from improving immunity to helping you lose weight. Not getting enough can have a detrimental effect. Millions of people suffer from poor sleep as a result of stress, their job and computers. But bad moods and lack of focus aren’t the only negatives that […]
How to live longer is a question everybody wish they knew the answer to, but over the years scientists have discovered the answer to living a longer life is in some simple lifestyle changes. Regular exercise and quitting smoking are recommended to help improve longevity, alongside a healthy and balanced diet. The NHS recommends people […]
HOW TO live longer: Eating a healthy, balanced diet has been proven in research to be one of the keys to longevity, but what exactly should you be eating? Long-term studies have linked traditional Nordic diets to healthier and longer lives.
Many people have embraced low carbohydrate diets to lose weight, but they may be putting their long-term health at risk by eating too much animal protein and fat.
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can be difficult to detect, but it’s important to recognise all the signs or do what you can to prevent the condition as it can lead to more serious health problems such as heart disease. But after you identified the symptoms and you’e been diagnosed with the condition, what is the […]
HOW TO live longer: Making just a few changes to your lifestyle can add years onto your life expectancy. One of these is to eat a healthy, balanced diet. But what foods should you be eating and how often should you be eating them? Health experts say olive oil is the key to longevity.
How to live longer is a question everyone wish they knew the answer to. Quitting smoking can cut your risk of dying from cancer related to smoking and slash your risk of stroke. And alongside exercise, the NHS, says eating a healthy, balanced diet is crucial to helping you live longer, and one food recommended […]
State media in China boasted that their healthy life expectancy is now better than in the US — and they’re right
Getty Images China was celebrating this week after new figures put its “healthy life expectancy” ahead of the US. Chinese people can now expect 68.7 years of healthy life, compared to 68.5 for Americans. The US figure peaked in 2010, while China’s keeps on rising, and this year pulled ahead. State media in China were […]
A global study, published today in The Lancet, shows it was associated with a higher risk of stroke, fatal aneurysm and heart failure. The shocking findings challenge the widely held belief that moderate drinking is beneficial to heart health. Dr Angela Wood, from the University of Cambridge and lead author of the study, said: “The […]