Oct 20 2021
Though we’ve been having a lot of rain and cool nights, it might come as a surprise that Spring is half over already and Summer is on the horizon.
Recent times have caused many of us to put on a few extra kilos, not to mention the usual weight gains of Winter. So have you given […]
Jul 18 2017
It’s thought that up to 50% of older adults may be deficient in vitamin C. Strangely enough, this is sometimes the case for people who have spent a lot of time in hospital. Overcooking vegetables is common in hospital kitchens and this reduces their vitamin C content.
Some studies found people who were apparently eating enough […]
Feb 08 2017
We’re being told the 2015 influenza season is looming if not already upon us. Health authorities monitor what they call ‘influenza-like illness’ throughout the year and have noted the increase in activity usually expected in winter.
Common winter problems include coughs, colds and flu, rhinitis, sinusitis and tonsillitis. During winter, even arthritis plays up, cold sores […]