Does The Keto Diet Work?

There have been many diets over the years - from protein-based diets to fruit-based diets. We are forever hearing about ketone - specifically raspberry ketones, which apparently give us a reduced craving for food. Does it actually work though? A ketone is a type of chemical. Particularly, the chemical that specifically gives raspberries their enjoyable… Continue reading

Soups and Shakes

The NHS will provide type 2 diabetes patients with a diet of soups and shakes, following the results from multiple studies that showed positive effects on the condition. The BBC reported that “5,000 diabetics will be given access to the year-long programme which includes ‘total diet replacement products’, such as specially formulated low-calorie shakes and… Continue reading

FRIENDS OF THE FOREST

Throughout covid-19 I found myself getting lazier and lazier, walks looked to me like a boring alternative to an exciting lunch with my friends and a glass of bubbly in hand but what I wasn’t realising was the impact this was having on my mental health. ‘A study of nearly 350,000 medical records showed that… Continue reading

Tree Hugging World Championships

This time next week, a ski resort in Lapland will stage the first ever ‘Tree Hugging World Championships’. Set up to fight deforestation, representatives from 9 countries compete in 3 events; from speedhugging to freestyle & most dedicated. Anyone can take part virtually, just by uploading your most creative / emotional entry here. "We are… Continue reading

If you are planning on travel during Covidtimes, what is the score regarding insurance?

It’s a sticky conundrum. Even the ‘to-be-or-not-to-be’ whether to go ahead with travel in the first place. The FCO advice is probably where it is most helpful right now. FCO is the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and for example is recommending the following for New Zealand – ‘The Foreign & Commonwealth Office currently advises British… Continue reading