Specific Diets

Diets for specific diseases or conditions

Lowering your triglyceride levels

Posted on 21 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

If you have high or very high triglyceride levels, changing what you eat and drink, and making some other lifestyle changes will help you get back to healthy levels. Drink…

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How to cut down on sugar ?

Posted on 21 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

A little sugar is okay but many of us are having way more than we need. On average, adults have 10½ to 14 teaspoons of sugar a day – double…

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How to get your daily calcium & vitamin D

Posted on 21 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

Calcium is a mineral found in many foods. Your body needs calcium to build and maintain strong healthy bones and to help your nerves and muscles work. It also helps…

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How to reduce your salt intake

Posted on 6 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

Salt is a chemical compound made up of sodium and chloride. It’s used to preserve and flavour foods and is the main source of sodium in our diet. A small…

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Eating well to prevent vitamin B12 deficiency

Posted on 5 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

Vitamin B12 helps keep your body’s nerve and blood cells healthy. It helps make DNA, the genetic material in your cells. It also helps prevent a type of anaemia that…

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Cancer-fighting foods

Posted on 5 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

Research on the link between foods and cancer tends to focus on two components: phytochemicals and antioxidants. Phytochemicals are plant-based substances that are believed to have positive effects on human…

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