Short for Escherichia coli O157, E. coli is a bacterium that is usually found in the intestines of warm-blooded animals. Not all strains of E. coli are harmful but those that are can cause food poisoning and illness in humans. It can be passed to humans through contact with an infected animal/ person, eating contaminated...
Walking and drinking water go hand-in-hand as ways to boost your wellbeing – and National Walking Month UK aims to get more people on the move. Throughout May, families are encouraged to pull on their walking shoes and step out onto the nation’s streets to improve their health. Get moving to feel better – and...
Much to the disappointment of expectant mothers, health experts have warned of the risks of ‘eating for two’ but how important is drinking water when it comes to pregnancy? Medical professionals advise pregnant women to follow a balanced, healthy diet, and within that they suggest cutting back on sugary food and drinks to avoiding gaining...