Why Blueberries Are The Ultimate Super Fruit


Blueberries have been touted as a super fruit for years thanks to their antioxidant powers. Plenty of studies have cemented their position as the top fruit with research revealing that blueberries can help combat oxidative stress, which is known to exacerbate the natural ageing process and increase the risk of age-related diseases. Read More…

Know Your Backache Basics


Q: My 14 year old daughter has backache and the GP says she has a slight scoliosis (curvature) of her spine, which is significant enough to check annually. Is there anything she can do now?

A: Scoliosis is an abnormal sideways curve of the spine, which affects three to four children in every 1000 in the UK, usually developing during teenage years (though it may appear at any age). It’s twice as common in girls. In 80 per cent of cases, the cause is unknown; in the remainder, it may be present from birth or the result of an accident. Read More…