This month, our focus is on an Alkaline Diet – the science behind it and the potential health benefits. We also have an interview with Ben Brown, lecturer for BCNH and member of our Advisory Board, along with all our regular features. November’s articles and features include: Alkaline Diets Recipe and food of the month
Let’s put the nutritional spotlight on the much loved Halloween pumpkin: The bright orange colour indicates that pumpkin is packed with the carotenoid beta-carotene. Once ingested, beta-carotene can be converted into vitamin A which is important for eye-health, boosting immune functioning and has been implicated with cardiovascular health.~ Pumpkin contains good levels of fibre which is
Microflora and obesity – is there a connection? It is no news that the ever rising trend in obesity is not only placing a huge burden on healthcare systems but also poses a significant burden for the individual as obesity is linked to increased risk of certain cancers, cardiovascular diseases and musculoskeletal conditions for example.