Specific Foods that have an Influence on Blood Pressure

Dealing with our daily stressors definitely tends to raise our blood pressure, from tackling traffic to running the kids around. Luckily these things only raise our blood pressure temporarily. However, there are people who suffer from chronically raised blood pressure, whether they are aware of it or not (best to get yourself checked out). Usually
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Do plant-based diets lower cancer risk?

More people are ‘going green’ as the trend to be vegetarian has become mainstream with 375 million vegetarians in 2014. One of the main reasons for people choosing to become vegetarian is the belief that it lowers risk of cancer. The big “C” has contributed globally to an estimated 14.1 million cancer cases, 8.2 million
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ADD/ADHD – Is Your Child Really At Risk and How Can You Help?

At one time or another most healthy children show symptoms such as distractibility, impulsivity and hyperactivity – these are all considered normal behaviour of young children. It’s quite normal for young children to have short attention spans and to be unable to keep busy with one activity for long. Young children are naturally full of
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10 Evidence-Based Nutrition Tips for Cancer Prevention

Cancer, the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells, is a disease which has touched almost every person in some or other way. Globally it has contributed to an estimated 14.1 million cancer cases, 8.2 million cancer deaths and 32.6 million people living with cancer in 2012, according to the GLOBOCAN 2012 project. Lung cancer was
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The Important Role of Nutrition in HIV

Over time we have seen that there is a close relationship between malnutrition and HIV, where each makes an individual more vulnerable to the other, as well as increases the severity of each condition. This is known as the malnutrition and HIV cycle. Malnutrition worsens the progression of HIV which in turn worsens malnutrition and
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What is Hypertension and What Can We Do to Prevent and Manage It?

According to the WHO Hypertension, also known as high or raised blood pressure, is a condition in which the blood vessels have persistently raised pressure. Blood is carried from the heart to all parts of the body in the vessels. Each time the heart beats, it pumps blood into the vessels. Blood pressure is created
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