Author: Emily Hyland

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, is a far cry from just feeling a little bit tired. It’s a debilitating and difficult to diagnose condition that can impact a person’s entire life. Chronic illnesses can take an enormous toll on health, making them some of the most […]

High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, isn’t a disease in and of itself, however it is one of the primary risk factors for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death worldwide. An estimated 26% of the world’s population has hypertension, around 920 million people, and […]

Eat your way to healthy skin

Eat your way to healthy skin

Our skin is the largest organ in our body; with a total area of approximately 20 square feet. The primary function of the skin is to act as a barrier, protecting us from environmental elements; variations in temperature, chemicals, micro-organisms etc. It contains a network of nerve cells that respond […]

Coeliac disease and gluten

Coeliac disease and gluten

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune condition, caused by a reaction to gluten, a protein found in grains such as barley, wheat and rye. The answer for treatment might seem simple but treating coeliac disease is much more than just steering clear of gluten. Coeliac disease suffers face a number of […]

Green Tea: Can it help with weight loss?

Green Tea: Can it help with weight loss?

Take a look at most of the weight loss supplements available on the market and you’ll often see green tea listed on the ingredients. It’s gained huge popularity as an all-round health elixir in recent years, as well as being touted to burn fat and help aid with weight loss. […]

Should I be drinking celery juice?

Should I be drinking celery juice?

Everybody is talking about celery juice. It is dominating our social media. Instagram influencers and wellness gurus have been recommending celery juice amid claims of it being an all-healing elixir that will change our lives for the better. So let’s take a look at this stringy-vegetable which is having its […]

Thing about cholesterol

Thing about cholesterol

October is National Cholesterol Month. For many, the word cholesterol conjures up images of fat-clogged arteries and heart attacks. Perhaps you’ve been told that you have high cholesterol and need to take medication to rectify this or maybe a family member has suffered a heart attack or stroke and you […]

Migraines – more than just a headache

Migraines – more than just a headache

If you are one of the billion migraine sufferers worldwide then you know just how debilitating they can be. Understanding this common condition has perplexed scientists for centuries with the exact cause still unknown. What is migraine?What are the symptoms?What’s the difference between a headache and a migraine? What are […]

And once again about fibre!

And once again about fibre!

Are you filling up on fibre? Or are you, like most of us, not getting enough? Fibre is a hot topic in the world of nutrition at the moment and it’s not hard to see why. We all know that fibre is good for keeping us regular but research has […]

The lowdown on fats

The lowdown on fats

Fat has long been demonized and we’re often being told to reduce our dietary fat, but it is important to remember that the body needs fat; just in the right amount and the right type. Not having enough “good” fats can lead to an array of health concerns and balancing […]