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Six diet swaps to lower cholesterol

High cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease but by changing the way you eat and adopting healthy lifestyle habits you can reverse the risk and improve your levels. Read our six tips for reducing cholesterol levels.

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4th Dec 2018
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Six essential food and nutrition time savers for busy carers

Rob Hobson looks at six ways to maintain a nutritious, healthy diet if you are a busy carer with limited time to cook and look after yourself.

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13th Nov 2018
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Why eating your greens may keep you brainy

Sticking to the basics of healthy eating and adding green vegetables to your diet can help to boost your intake of nutrients that have been shown to be particularly beneficial for brain health.

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30th Oct 2018
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Our lover affair with eggs

Rob Hobson, registered nutritionist and Head of Nutrition at Healthspan explains why we have fallen back in love with eggs and why they are so good for you.

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26th Oct 2018
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Super foods: cranberries

Super foods the buzz word of a thousand and one magazines and health shows. This week we look at some of facts about the humble cranberry.

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9th Oct 2018
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Five golden rules of eating for a good night’s sleep

Rob Hobson is a registered nutritionist and Healthspan Head of Nutrition.. He is also author of Cheats & Eats and The Detox Kitchen Bible.

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3rd Oct 2018
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Nation's bone health under threat

A survey commissioned by the Health and Food Supplements Information Service (HSIS) reveals that faddy diets and poor knowledge of nutrition are putting the nation’s bone health at risk.

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15th Aug 2018
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Feed your fibre knowledge

Having a low-fibre diet is not good for your health. Here Nichola Ludlam-Raine explains how some women are missing their recommended daily fibre intake by up to 75%.

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1st Mar 2018
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The key nutrients for a healthy immune system

As we succumb to another cold spell, it's important to know which nutrients you need to support your immune system and fight against flu.

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8th Feb 2018
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A diet, but you can still eat chocolate

There's a new diet on the block and this one lets you eat pasta and chocolate. Jackie Wicks explains.

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18th Jan 2018
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The healthy trends to look out for in 2018

Sticking to the New Year’s resolutions has never been easier. Nutritionist Kim Pearson shares her predictions for the top healthy food trends of 2018.

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3rd Jan 2018
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A nutritionists Christmas survival guide

Nutritionist Kim Pearson, shares a few of the things she does over the festive season to stay healthy without avoiding mince pies and fun altogether.

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19th Dec 2017
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Nine ways to add chia seeds to your diet

When it comes to the nutritional benefits of eating chia seeds, the list is endless.

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28th Nov 2017
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Seven days to top up your vitamin D

It’s difficult to get what you need from food alone but certain foods still provide us with a useful source of vitamin D.

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22nd Nov 2017
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Five reasons science tells us to eat more chocolate

Did you know that small amounts of dark chocolate can boost your health, from improving your mood to helping tame a cough?

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9th Oct 2017
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Why older women should take Omega-3

Nutritionist Tom Oliver examines why Omega 3 rich foods and supplements are important to women as we age.

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15th Aug 2017
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Eight ways to boost your intake of vitamin D

Help keep your vitamin D levels topped up with simple tips that can be introduced into your daily routine.

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21st Feb 2017
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Food pairings that maximise absorption

Become your own food mixologist with the help of Rob Hobson's list of food pairings that increase nutrient absorption.

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15th Feb 2017
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Ginger the great

Ginger is wonderful for your digestion. Kim Lightbody explains why we should all be drinking ginger tea.

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7th Feb 2017
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Six foods to nourish your brain

Nutritionist Cassandra Barns reveals her six favourite foods for boosting your brain.

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25th Jan 2017
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Eat yourself happy

What we're eating is having a direct effect on our mood. Expert nutritionists have shared with 50connect the top 10 foods that will have you smiling from ear to ear

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9th Aug 2016
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Benefits of Vitamin D supplements shown in new study

New research suggests Vitamin D has positive health benefits for people with chronic heart conditions.

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10th May 2016
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Energy surges as we hit fifty five

A recent poll of 2000 adults by Healthspan, found that there’s a surge of energy at the age of 55 as people become reinvigorated by the thought of retiring.

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21st Dec 2015
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Super foods vs classics

Rob Hobson, Healthspan’s Head of Nutrition takes a look at some of the great new ‘superfoods’ that everyone is talking about and compares them to some of the good old ‘classics’ that have stood the test of time.

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31st Jul 2015
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Eat yourself well with the seasons

Rob Hobson puts together a list of detoxifying foods that fit into your diet and nutrition plan all year round.

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25th Jun 2015
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Time to get fruity - seasonal fruits to boost your health

Rob Hobson delivers an anti oxidant boost in the shape of a delicious seasonal fruits smoothie.

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15th Apr 2015
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Getting to grips with gout

As anyone who has suffered an attack knows only too well, gout can cause extreme joint discomfort.

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22nd Jul 2014
Sarah Brewer
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The dangers lurking in our cupboards

Out-of-date foods and medicines lurking in our cupboards

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23rd May 2014
Gareth Hargreaves
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health tips to boost your lifespan

Here are some simple health tips that show there's more to wellbeing than vitamin supplements and zumba.

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19th Mar 2014
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Can looking at pictures of food actually affect your appetite?

Join in the fun with Wink Bingo's new breakfast theme - share your photos and be in with a chance to win prizes.

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20th Jan 2014
50connect editorial


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