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Wake up and smell the coffee: How this hot drink affects your body

Diet

With the mornings getting chillier, a hot cup of coffee helps us get up and through the daily grind. According to the British Coffee Association, we consume two billion cups everyday, taking into account all strengths and sizes. Whether you prefer a frothy cappuccino, strong flat white or milky latte, how much should you be […]

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Sugar Awareness Week: How to have a healthier relationship with the sweet stuff

General Health

To celebrate Sugar Awareness Week from 12th–18th November, our latest QluHealth blog post outlined some of the main risks of a diet which are packed full of refined sugar – particularly the way that it disrupts the balance of blood sugar levels, leading to more serious health concerns. Despite the adverse effects of sugar, it’s […]

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Sugar Awareness Week: What are the risks of sugar on our health?

General Health

In recent years, there’s been a growing concern surrounding sugar and the impact it has on our health, with many likening the sweet-tasting soluble carbohydrate to an addictive drug just as dangerous as cocaine. At the very heart of this discussion is Action on Sugar, a proactive charity based at Queen Mary University of London, […]

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What are the causes of abdominal bloating and pain?

Diet

Although it might not always feel so, gas is a crucial part of your digestive system and a very normal process as part of healthy digestion. What isn’t quite so normal, however, is trapped gas which can cause your abdomen to bloat and feel very uncomfortable. This occurs as a result of excess gas produced […]

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The Future of Medicine

General Health

How many people do you know that suffer from unexplained health issues? There are the stoical ones who put up and shut up, but you know are suffering in silence, and there are those who doggedly persist with regular visits to their GPs, determined that at some point an explanation will be found for their […]

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The Vitamin ABCs: Vitamin B3

Diet

Vitamin B is one of the most confused nutrients, and that’s because it’s in fact a term that refers to a group of complex vitamins. Today the focus is on vitamin B3 – read on to find out more or check out the rest of our vitamin ABCs here. What is vitamin B3? Vitamin B3 […]

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The Vitamin ABCS – Vitamin B2

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Today we’re focusing on vitamin B2 – what it is, where you can find it in your daily diet, the effects it has on your body, and what happens if you have too much or too little. To read more of our Vitamin ABCS, click here to read the full series so far. What is […]

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The Vitamin ABCs: Vitamin B1

Diet

Continuing our Vitamin ABCs series, today we’re looking in closer detail at vitamin B1, why you need it, what effects it has on the body, where you can get it in your diet and more. Click here to read the rest of our Vitamin ABCs. What is vitamin B1? Vitamin B1 was the first vitamin […]

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The Vitamin ABCs: Vitamin A

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Today we’re launching a new blog series: the Vitamin ABCs. In this, we’ll be highlighting each different vitamin type, why you need it, how you can best consume it, the effects it has on your body and more. Follow the full series here. What is vitamin A? Vitamin A is an antioxidant which is essential […]

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Health & Wellness in your 20s, 30s & 40s: Are you in control?

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As you get older, your body inevitably changes. You may find that the types of exercise and diet that worked for you as a teenager or in your early 20s no longer have the same effect when you’re broaching your 50s; you might not bounce back from a marathon like you once did, and that […]

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