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Monthly Archives: December 2011

  • Could chocolate actually improve your health?

    Posted on December 16, 2011 by Healthyhilary

    Mounting research on the health benefits of cocoa suggests that this culinary luxury could become a dietary staple. Sadly the health properties of cocoa do not span across all its products, certainly not all chocolate products can be presumed to be healthy. Large amounts of sugar and saturated fat are used to make the chocolate [...]

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  • Coroner recommends Vitamin D to pregnant women

    Posted on December 12, 2011 by healthyjim

    A coroner has written to the Health Secretary calling for all pregnant women and those who breastfeed to take vitamin D.
    North London coroner Andrew Walker said action should be taken to reduce the risk to others after he held an inquest last week into the death of a three-month-old boy.
    In his letter to Andrew Lansley [...]

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  • SAD but not depressing

    Posted on December 5, 2011 by healthyjim

    SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and winter blues
    Animals react to the changing seasons with changes in mood, metabolism and behaviour people and human beings are just the same. Many people find they eat and sleep slightly more in winter and dislike the dark mornings and short days and this is commonly referred to as 'winter blues' or [...]

    This post was posted in Uncategorized, Mind

  • Could Co Enzyme Q10 boost fertility?

    Posted on December 1, 2011 by Healthyhilary

    In September 2011 new research was published by the Journal of Endocrinological Investigation shedding further praise on CoEnzyme Q10 for its part in improving male sub-fertility. This essential, ubiquitous nutrient, also aptly known as ubiquinone, plays a central role in many of the body systems. It is found in the ‘engine room’, the [...]

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