Month: April 2018

DASH Diet – Beyond Reducing Blood Pressure

Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet is a dietary approach to lower blood pressure (BP). Research shows that even relatively small reductions in BP can dramatically reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease and mortality. DASH diet is characterised by high consumption of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, legumes, lean meats, fish, poultry, low- […]

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Vitamin D and Fatigue

Feeling tired?  Consider checking your vitamin D status Fatigue is a very common complaint, characterized by lack of energy, feelings of tiredness that are not relieved by sleep, and an inability to function mentally or physically. Fatigue may result from a number of different aetiologies including lack of sleep, anxiety, anaemias, underactive thyroid, adrenal hypofunction, […]

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