What you can do to beat fatigue

The Review is Dr. Sally Norton’s comment on the week’s health news – giving you a trusted view on the latest research to affect your health, weight and wellbeing. This week, Sally takes a look at the proactive things you can do to combat fatigue. Also this week, how setting rules can help your kids makes better food choices, and the healthy treats available this Christmas.

Could coffee culture be damaging our health?

With recent news that coffee shops are set to outstrip pubs, should we be worried? I think so. Don’t get … Continued

Caffeine – fuel or foe?

The Review is Dr. Sally Norton’s comment on the week’s hot topics, health news and research – giving you a clear, simple, trusted view on the very latest findings to affect your health, weight and wellbeing. This week, Sally reviews caffeine, to take a balanced look at the research behind its benefits and flaws when it comes to health

Who’s having lamb this Easter?

With all thoughts turning to Easter festivities, there seem to be two constants on the food front. The first, of … Continued

What does one portion of fruit or veg look like?

We all know we need to eating at least five portions of fruit and veg a day (preferably more!), but … Continued

National Pie Week – Guilt-Free!

It’s National Pie Week. But how can you guarantee a hearty and healthy pie – rather than a heavyweight? Here … Continued

Bread – friend or foe?

Many of us have been swerving the bread basket for years under the misguided belief that we’re doing our waistlines a favour. Registered dietitian, Sue Baic takes a look at the humble loaf and its much maligned nutritional status.

The power of food

This week Sally looks at the role food can play in treating and preventing illness… As a doctor it never … Continued

A little of what you fancy on Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re attached or single make Valentine’s Day a time for a little healthy indulgence. It could be treating your … Continued

How to eat less – on a plate

Many of us routinely eat far too much. We look at the big issue of portion distortion.  Be honest, which … Continued

Sugar – our favourite legal high

In National Obesity Awareness Week we look at one of the most common modern day dependencies – our growing addiction … Continued

How to have a happy, guilt-free Christmas

Here at Vavista Life, it’s not just our favourite Christmas recipes and decorations that we’re dusting off and using afresh … Continued