The Facts About Added Sugar

When talking about sugar, the bad stuff is added sugar. That is sugar that is added, often unnecessarily, to foods and drinks. You may be surprised to hear that sugar can be added to all sorts of foods like bread, pasta sauces, and peanut butter. The added sugar increases their calorie content and can contribute to obesity and other metabolic diseases including type 2 diabetes. What is added sugar? Added sugar is...

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5 Facts About The Kidneys

With World Kidney Day taking place on Thursday 11th March, we look at the kidneys and find some interesting facts about them for you to enjoy. 1. The kidneys are bean shaped The kidneys are essential organs for human health. They have many vital roles in the body particularly removing toxins and excess water from the blood. Most people are born with two kidneys, both are bean shaped and are approximately 10-12...

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Eating Disorders Awareness Week 1 – 7 March 2021

From the 1st until the 7th of March 2021, it is Eating Disorders Awareness Week. In the UK, 1.25 million people are living with an eating disorder, but it’s not just the person living with the condition that suffers but their loved ones too. Eating Disorders Awareness Week aims to raise awareness, it’s run by the charity BEAT and runs during the first week of March. What is an eating disorder? Eating disorders...

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