You might well have heard the expression "feeling liverish" meaning feeling a bit out of sorts especially after having eaten or drunk too much. Western doctors might well disregard the expression and consider it to be an old-fashioned and obsolete description but, in the Far East, a link is made between feeling apathetic and miserable with having a sluggish or overloaded liver.
We may have been enjoying the recent spells of warm, sunny weather but perhaps when we changed into our summer clothes we might have noticed that they were a bit more of a tighter fit than last summer!
May is National Smile Month and we're all being encouraged to smile and show off our gleaming teeth as part of an oral health campaign organised by the British Dental Foundation.
Over the past few weeks there have been numerous articles in the media about the dangers of eating red meat. Some were quite scary with headlines such as "Eating red meat kills!" So where does the truth lie and should we cut back on our consumption of red meat?
What benefits would make you interested in vitamin D? Many of our male readers work offshore and may not be particularly interested in vitamins anyway and the idea of reading an article entirely about vitamin D doesn't appeal.
HOW many of us decided in advance of Christmas and Hogmanay not to over-indulge, but when it came to it, we just couldn't resist?
THE simple act of handwashing can make a huge difference to your health. Washing your hands frequently and thoroughly is one of the best ways of avoiding picking up infections and also from spreading illness.
MOST of us by now know that smoking is bad for us and is linked to serious ill health. Just in case anyone is in any doubt, here's some facts and figures that back this up.