Monthly Health

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Monthly Health January 2018

January 1st, 2018|Categories: Monthly Health|

[fsn_row][fsn_column width="12"][fsn_text] Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic, relapsing and often life-long condition which affects over four million people in the UK Whilst not technically a disease, it is responsible [...]

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What is a Healthy Gut?

November 1st, 2017|Categories: COSTA CALIDA CHRONICLE ARTICLES, Monthly Health|

[fsn_row][fsn_column width="12"][fsn_text] Since our diet influences our microbes, it’s true: ‘We really are what we eat!!’ Bacteria that live in our intestinal tract, also known as ‘gut bugs’, flourish off of [...]

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What role does diet and exercise play in senior health?

August 28th, 2017|Categories: Monthly Health|

A good and healthy diet has numerous potential benefits in the health of seniors. Heart disease, vascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, strokes, memory problems, osteoporosis, certain cancers, skin, hair and nail diseases and visual problems are examples of conditions which can be impacted by diet. […]

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Natural Sources of Vitamins for Optimum health

July 29th, 2017|Categories: Monthly Health|

We are always led to believe that a Vitamin pill is the route to health and although it can help boost your levels, not all manufactured Vitamins are absorbed efficiently by the human body compared to Vitamins found in natural day to day foods. […]

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The Benefits of Walking For Health and Weight Loss.

May 30th, 2017|Categories: Monthly Health|

Regular walking has been shown to reduce your risk of many diseases including heart disease, dementia and stroke, plus lowering the bad LDL cholesterol, while increasing the good HDL cholesterol levels. […]

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Water for Health and Weight Loss

April 28th, 2017|Categories: Monthly Health|

Did you know the human body is made up of between 55% to 75% water!! This is why it is absolutely essential that we stay hydrated. If we didn’t have water we would not survive and with Summer nearly here it is even more important. […]

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Good Fats v Bad Fats

March 25th, 2017|Categories: Monthly Health|

We have been led to believe since way back in the 1970’s and 1980’s that fat is bad for us and that we should be consuming foods ‘low in fat’ or even ‘fat free’ and therefore banishing it from our diets. This has created a huge industry for so called ‘healthy’ or ‘diet’ foods, all claiming to give us the end result of weight loss and a healthier cardiovascular system. […]

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February 24th, 2017|Categories: Monthly Health|

Type 1 diabetes is when the body has a malfunction and is unable to produce insulin so the glucose builds up in the body. It is usually diagnosed during childhood, but can be diagnosed later. The body can’t use glucose to provide energy so breaks down stores of fat and protein instead. […]

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