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What Are Probiotics?

Most of us have heard that probiotics are “good” for us. But why? And what are the best sources? Down through the years, people around the world have used fermented foods to promote their health. Whether it’s fermented vegetables, fermented yogurt or kefir, it’s been known for centuries that good bacteria is, well, good for us! So, you might be …

Soft Food Diet: Tips and Ideas

A soft food diet may be recommended by your doctor if you have swallowing difficulties, or if you’ve had surgery of the jaw, mouth or gastrointestinal tract. While it can be difficult, especially in the early days, your soft food diet doesn’t have to be boring. Thankfully, it’s much more than just soup and jelly!

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5 Ways to Prevent Flu

Do you know people who always seem to be sick? I know I do. While you can’t totally prevent illness, by following a healthy lifestyle it certainly goes a long way to help easing your symptoms, as well as reducing the frequency of days off with flu. Here are 5 things you can do to prevent flu

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Can You Trust Scientific Research?

We all know that a simple health related search on the internet will return all sorts of weird and wonderful articles, ranging from highly reliable, to complete rubbish! But, how can you figure out which information to trust, and which to take with a pinch of salt? It can definitely feel like a bit of a minefield.