Introduce more Energy into your Life

Introduce more Energy into your Life

  Practice shows, that people tend to complain about being tired and suffer from chronic fatigue more and younger than ever before. Are you familiar with the afternoon slump?  Do you leave work and feel burned out? Do you have difficulties to master the energy to engage with family, children and friends or have the … Continue reading »

5 Ways to Ward off Cancer

5 Ways to Ward off Cancer

Harvard Health Letter There’s no guarantee you can prevent cancer, but you can reduce the risk of developing it by making lifestyle changes. Cancer is a complex group of diseases, each characterized by the uncontrolled growth of previously normal cells. While cancer is complex, reducing your risk for it isn’t nearly as complicated: it boils down to … Continue reading »

Cancer & Diet

Cancer & Diet

This Forum will explore what we know, and don’t know, about links between diet and cancer. Included in the discussion will be the World Health Organization’s classification of processed meat as a “Group 1” carcinogen; the latest on what is known about fats and cancer; and the just-released Dietary Guidelines for Americans as they pertain … Continue reading »

Controlling your weight is key to lowering stroke risk

Controlling your weight is key to lowering stroke risk

Controlling your weight is an important way to lower stroke risk. Excess pounds strain the entire circulatory system and can lead to other health conditions, including high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and obstructive sleep apnea. But losing as little as 5% to 10% of your starting weight can lower your blood pressure and other … Continue reading »

Can High Cholesterol Hurt your Sex Life?

Can High Cholesterol Hurt your Sex Life?

According to the WHO (World Health Organisation), 55.5% of all adults over the age of 35, have raised Blood Cholesterol level. So it is not surprising that I get a lot of questions about it. So today let’s have a look at some true and false statements about Blood Cholesterol. High Blood Cholesterol can hurt … Continue reading »

Buying organic?

Buying organic?

You don’t need to overspend on all organic fruits and veggies. Focus on the produce where it matters most. Organic produce includes plants that are grown without pesticides, synthetic fertilizers and herbicides. But these special growing conditions make the food more expensive than conventional varieties. If you’re weighing whether or not to invest in organic … Continue reading »

Interested in eating less meat?

Interested in eating less meat?

Combine beans,nuts or seeds with whole grains, to get all the amino acids you need without eating meat. First, a little food science: Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, and we require nine of them for functions like repairing body tissue and digesting food. Complete proteins are found in animal products (meat, poultry, … Continue reading »

Physical activity

Physical activity

Fact sheet N°385, WHO February 2014   Key facts Physical inactivity is the fourth leading risk factor for death worldwide. Approximately 3.2 million people die each year due to physical inactivity. Physical inactivity is a key risk factor for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes. Physical activity has significant health benefits … Continue reading »

5 Keys to eliminate food borne disease

5 Keys to eliminate food borne disease

Every year, millions of people become ill and thousands die as a result of eating unsafe food . Food can become contaminated at any point before its consumption, including during preparation and there is a lack of awareness all over the world that food can make an individual sick if not properly handled, prepared and … Continue reading »

Chronic Disease Prevention

Chronic Disease Prevention

What is a Chronic Disease? The main chronic diseases according to the latest WHO report are: Cardiovascular diseases, mainly heart disease and stroke; with the pre-condition of high blood cholesterol and high blood pressure levels,  cancer; chronic respiratory diseases, diabetes type 2 and Depression. This are the main chronic conditions and diseases that contribute significantly … Continue reading »