It’s that time of year when we all start making resolutions. Too often we over promise and under deliver on our well-intentioned plans, so this year why not make it simple and choose achievable targets that are worthwhile?
On the 20th November it's World Children's Day, and annual celebration to support children’s welfare across the globe. One of the biggest health issues facing our children today is the rise of childhood obesity.
About 422 million people worldwide have diabetes and 1.6 million deaths are attributed to this illness each year. Worryingly the number of people with the disease has been steadily rising over the years and it's estimated 578 million people will have diabetes by 2030.
It's surprisingly common to experience low mood, low energy, heavy sleeping and generally feeling sad during the winter months. There's an estimated 12million people across northern Europe thought to have SAD - Seasonal affective disorder - or, the winter blues.
Many of us like to think we're doing the best for our health. We try to eat well, exercise and maybe take a few supplements. But what if our supplements are actually doing more harm than good? Do we know exactly what we're taking and what it's doing to our body?