Add rosemary every day for your health

Herbs and spices not only enhance and preserve the flavour, aroma, and colour of food and beverages, they can also protect from acute and chronic diseases. Herbs have been in use for centuries both for medicinal purposes and possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antitumorigenic, anticarcinogenic, and glucose- and cholesterol-lowering activities as well as properties that affect cognition […]

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). An introduction to the causes and solutions

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) includes both ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease and is a chronic inflammatory disorder affecting the colon and often accompanied by various complications including other gut conditions as well as multiple other chronic and sometime acute conditions. Research for example has shown that Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is associated with an […]

How toxic is your mouthwash?

Have you ever wondered about the mouth wash you use and what the ingredients in it may be doing to your health? Well an increasing number of studies are showing the negative links between mouthwash and chronic health conditions like hypertension and diabetes type 2. Hypertension is a leading preventable risk factor for premature death […]

An orange juice a day keeps the doctor away. The Health Benefits of Orange juice

Orange juice (OJ) is widely consumed and linked with a wide range of potential health effects including antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions, positive impacts on cardiovascular risk, cancer, mental health and cognitive function as well as gut health. Orange juice is a rich source of polyphenols mainly flavanones (hesperidin and narirutin) which, along with their break […]

Covid and Kids the real facts and figures

Overall, children appear to be less frequently infected by, and significantly less affected by, SARS-CoV-2 virus and the clinical disease COVID-19. Large epidemiological studies have revealed children represent less than 2% of the total confirmed COVID-19 cases, of whom the majority experience minimal or mild disease that do not require hospitalisation. While everything is constantly […]