The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up, Episode #26

Welcome back to my weekly wellbeing round-up.  As usual, I have been scouring the news from the wellbeing world over the last seven days and found the most interesting, relevant and useful stuff to present it on a plate for your delectation.  This week’s topics include food labelling, diets to reverse diabetes, the benefits ofContinue reading “The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up, Episode #26”

The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #12: my week of learning more about low carb diets.

As those of you that read the Weekly Wellbeing Round Up will be aware, there was a bit of a scuffle last week in  the media about the low carbohydrate diet.  This all kicked off due to the  publication in the Lancet Public Health of a prospective cohort study and meta-analysis which suggested there might beContinue reading “The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #12: my week of learning more about low carb diets.”

The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #11

Good morning and welcome to the latest edition of my weekly wellbeing round up.  Plenty to cover today, so let’s get started… Smoking This BBC news article reminds us that passive smoking has effects way beyond childhood, including a significantly increased risk ischaemic heart disease and chronic lung disease in adulthood.  Participants were questioned about theirContinue reading “The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #11”

The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up # 7

Good morning and welcome to the latest edition of the Weekly Wellbeing Round Up! Today I thought I would kick things off  with news about things that don’t work. The Health Supplements Don’t Work As you may be aware, it is recommended in the UK that we take a daily over the counter dose ofContinue reading “The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up # 7”

The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #6

Welcome back to the Weekly Wellbeing Round Up!   I hope you have had a good weekend, enjoying the weather and the world cup final.  Having overcome the disappointment of England not getting to the final,  I made the decision not to watch the entirely meaningless 3rd/4th place playoff , and so missed watching England lose toContinue reading “The Weekly Wellbeing Round-Up #6”