The power of stress

Today is International Stress Awareness day and most current research agrees that stress is now one of the leading influences in mental health issues and chronic illness. Stress has a direct physiological response in our body whether it's psychological or physical and this triggers a cascade of hormonal activity and activates our 'fight or flight' … Continue reading The power of stress

National Diabetes Week: Weight Management & Blood Glucose control

This week 11-17 June it is National Diabetes Week  in the UK and both weight management and blood-glucose control are important risk factors for the disease. It is reported that almost 3.7 million people were diagnosed in 2017,  with 10% diagnosed with Type 1 and 90% diagnosed with Type 2* diabetes. In the US the latest statistics … Continue reading National Diabetes Week: Weight Management & Blood Glucose control