More than one billion people in the world still don’t have access to a safe, clean source of drinking water. Heartbreakingly water-borne disease is responsible for the death of more children aged under-five than any other cause. Simple steps are all that is needed to start to make a difference. Everyone should have access to...
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...
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...