It was in the late 19th Century when Scientist, Robert Koch first discovered that certain bacteria could lead to particular diseases (like cholera and tuberculosis). Then in the 1920’s, the ‘golden age’ arrived with the discovery of antibiotics and by the end of World War II, penicillin was nicknamed ‘the wonder drug’ and had saved…Read More
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Tackling stress with a healthy diet
We are all probably pretty aware of what stress feels like…How it makes our heart beat faster, shortens our breath and creates a whirlwind of thoughts that can be hard to control. Being in a stressed state is often not a comfortable place to be in, but with our busy lives with the never ending…Read More
Keeping your brain hydrated!
Water is quite literally the source of life! It forms around 60- 80% of our bodies and is needed for a variety of different functions like regulating our body temperature and keeping certain areas (like our eyes!) moist. We also know that remaining hydrated can help us to prevent constipation, dry skin and even reduce…Read More
The Science behind Emotional Eating
Most of us have probably been there… exam stress that gets you reaching for the closest packet of chocolate biscuits or that break up that ends with a date night with your favourite pot of cookie dough ice cream. ‘Emotional eating’ is a term used to explain when we use food to soothe an emotional…Read More
Is sugar making you anxious?
40% of the UK population are either anxious or depressed… 40%!! Now there are obviously lots of different reasons why someone can become anxious but could what you are eating really impact anxiety levels too?? If we take a deeper look at sugar and its effects on our body I would say it is pretty…Read More