Dr. Cathy Harvey provides a primer on gout, including what it is, what to do if an attack occurs and how best to prevent it.
While your chance of having a heart attack may be higher if it runs in your family, a number of lifestyle factors at play in the development of cardiovascular disease are actually well within our control.
Research has emerged suggesting that what we’ve been told about fats over the past 50 years may be an oversimplified view, and that different types of saturated fatty acids in fact affect blood cholesterol in different ways.
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Although Alzheimer’s disease remains an incurable illness there is now hope for prevention and protection.
When Jason Watt’s regular clinic did not adequately address several ongoing health concerns, he decided it was time to try an alternative – private healthcare.
The most important risk factor for death and disability is Hypertension. The World Health Organization chose Hypertension as the theme for World Health Day 2013
Soluble fibre helps lower ‘bad’ (LDL) cholesterol; controls rises in blood sugar; and extends the feeling of fullness after eating to help control appetite.
Although avocados have been avoided for their high fat content, the fat is actually a heart healthy fat important for a healthy diet. Recipes: Avocado Apple Salad & Smoked Salmon & Prawns with Avocado Salsa
Metabolic Syndrome is a disorder of body metabolism consisting of abnormal glucose, cholesterols, blood pressure and large waist. Know your risk, as only your health professional can diagnose and help you manage it.
Registered Dietitian Nina Hirvi debunks common nutrition myths.