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Nutritionist Reveals 10 Everyday Foods Supermarkets Should Be Discounting (Instead Of Sweets And Cake)

A London-based nutritionist has revealed the 10 food items she believes supermarkets should be offering promotions and discounts on – instead of fizzy drinks and biscuits. It comes after consumer group Which? called on shops to help fight against obesity after finding that more than half of supermarket offers were on less healthy foods. After…

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LCF Students Prove Sustainability Will Soon Be A Staple London Fashion Week Trend

Sustainable fashion is set to become a staple trend at future London Fashion Weeks, as the next generation of designers have displayed a talent for incorporating upcycling into collections. Teams of students involved in London College of Fashion’s Designing For Sustainability project, were challenged to design capsule womenswear collections using materials provided through H&M’s garment collecting scheme….

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Migraines Could Be Caused By Bacteria Found In Your Mouth, Study Finds

Bacteria found in the mouth and gut has been linked to migraines in a new study. Researchers discovered that people who suffer migraines have significantly more nitrate-modifying bacteria in their mouths and gut, than those who don’t. The finding could explain why some people report migraines after consuming foods containing nitrates such as ham, bacon, salami,…

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Alcoholics Lack Key Enzyme That Helps Control Impulses, Study Finds

People who struggle with alcohol addiction lack an important enzyme which makes it harder for them to control impulses, new research suggests.  Researchers from Linköping University and Miami University found the production of enzyme PRDM2 is turned off in nerve cells in the frontal lobe of the brain when alcohol dependence develops. The found that…

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Young Mums More Likely To Experience Discrimination At Work: #PowerToTheBump Aims To Unite Them

Young mothers are “significantly” more likely to experience pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work, new research has shown. Six times as many mothers under 25 reported that they were dismissed after informing their employer of their pregnancy compared to older mothers, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) found. In addition, 13% of mothers under 25 reported…

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Veggie Pret Pop-Up Becomes Permanent Fixture After Roaring Success

Pret A Manger has announced it will be keeping its Soho-based vegetarian pop-up forever, much to the delight of customers. The move comes following the pop-up’s “overwhelming success”. The company now plans to open more vegetarian-only restaurants across the country, starting with another in London. Vegetarianism and veganism are becoming increasingly popular. Earlier this year,…

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Diabetes-Related Amputations Reach All-Time High Of 20 A Day

Shocking new statistics have revealed that 20 diabetes-related amputations are being performed in England every day. The annual number of diabetes-related amputations in England is now 7,370 a year, compared to the previous figure of 7,042, said charity Diabetes UK. Experts said that, with good diabetes healthcare and support, four out of five amputations could be…

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People Who Worry About Their Health Could Be Doubling Their Risk Of Heart Disease

People who needlessly worry that they have, or will develop, a serious illness may be boosting their risk of heart disease, a new study has suggested. Anxiety is a known risk factor for heart disease and now researchers have said health anxiety (or hypochondria), where people believe they are going to develop a serious illness, seems to…

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