How to live longer – the 40p ‘wonderfood’ snack that could prevent an early death

Eating a healthy balanced diet – including at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day – could lower the risk of an early death, according to the NHS. Regular exercise could also help to boost your lifespan. It’s the “miracle cure” we’ve all been waiting for, it said. Making some small diet or lifestyle changes […]

Stock up on These 9 Healthy Snack Foods to Boost Your Brainpower

Brain food is food that is beneficial to the brain. Like our skin and our stomachs, certain foods contribute to the nourishment and treating of these areas of the body. The brain also needs certain foods to help boost its power so that we are functioning at our best daily. We should be stocking up […]

High blood pressure – 30p breakfast snack could lower hypertension risk

High blood pressure affects more than 25 per cent of all UK adults. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra pressure on blood vessels and vital organs, including the heart and lungs. But making some small changes to your diet plan could lower the risk of developing high blood pressure. Eating more […]

Parkinson’s disease – the 99p snack you should eat everyday to boost brain health

Parkinson’s disease is a condition where the brain becomes progressively more damaged over time. It’s caused by a loss of nerve cells in part of the brain. The nerve cells are responsible for producing dopamine, a chemical that sends messages between the brain and nervous system. Making some small diet changes could help to reduce […]

Diabetes type 2 – swap your carbohydrates for this 50p snack to slash your blood sugar

Diabetes type 2 is caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin, or the body not reacting to insulin. Without enough insulin, the body struggles to convert sugar in the blood into useable energy, according to the NHS. Diabetes symptoms include passing more urine than normal, feeling very thirsty, and having cuts […]

Snack King Takes Bite Out of Biased Politics

In downtown Manhattan, Keri Rapisarda stands in front of her fidgeting class of third-graders. “We’re going to connect with our partner school,” she says. Soon enough, a gaggle of fifth-graders from Toronto stare back at them over an interactive whiteboard. The children take turns telling their new international friends about their lives. They compete with […]