In this space we will post interesting articles we come across that can help you on your health and wellness journey from articles about nutrition, exercise, emotional health and sleep.
The diets cutting 1 in 5 lives short every year – BBC News Health, 4th April 2019
A study by the Lancet found that certain poor quality diets are considered to be more detrimental to our health on a worldwide basis than smoking. Too much salt, too few wholegrains and not enough fruit, nuts, seeds, vegetables, sources of omega-3 and fibre are amongst the most risky diet mistakes people tend to make and this appears to be evident around the globe.
Read the article to gain an understanding of which nutrient deficiencies or surpluses tend to lead to certain long-term illness. You’ll also learn how far off the general population is from the recommend daily intake of key nutrients.
Nuts and seeds are the health foods missing from most diets around the world, read on to find out why these vital nutrients tend to be overlooked and see where the UK stands against other countries on the ‘healthy’ diet front.