Caroline is a professional writer and researcher, and a graduate of the University of Manchester, England. A mother of two, Caroline is committed to raising awareness of natural alternatives to medical treatments. She runs Lisa Janse Copywriting www.websitecopywriting.org

Top Tips to Get Your Child Eating Healthy

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Childhood obesity rates in the U.S. and other western countries are astounding. Around 17% of children aged between two and nineteen are considered obese, while many more are overweight. Since the 1980s the rate of childhood obesity has tripled and the figures continue to rise. Children who are obese are likely to…

Obese Mothers Risk Child Health

(Health Secrets Newsletter) The children of obese women are more likely to suffer from a variety of conditions ranging from autism to cardiovascular disease, according to a number of studies into the impact of maternal weight on children’s health. In recent months various studies have been published on the possible health risks that a child is…

Zinc Zaps the Common Cold

Taking zinc supplements can reduce the severity and length of a cold according to recent research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. This study reviewed a large number of other studies investigating the impact of zinc on the common cold, and concluded that taking zinc supplements could reduce the length of a cold by two…

Video Games Won’t Keep Kids Fit

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Childhood obesity and sedentary lifestyles are a huge problem in modern society but in recent years active video games, which require physical movement to play, have been heralded by many as the solution to increasing child fitness. Now new research has contradicted this theory by showing that children who are given access…

The Basics of Food Combining

(Health Secrets Newsletter) The number of people who suffer from digestive complaints such as indigestion, allergies, constipation, bloating and gas is incredible, and many people can’t understand why they continue to experience these symptoms even when they follow what they consider to be a healthy balanced diet. It may be that the root of the problem…

Low Fat Diet Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk

(Health Secrets Newsletter) A small Seattle based study has concluded that eating a diet that is lower in saturated fat could quickly reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s. Although the research is only a starting point in linking diet and Alzheimer’s, it is yet another good reason for balancing your intake of saturated fat and unsaturated fat.…

Sugar as Dangerous as Alcohol

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Sugar is one of the deadliest poisons in our diets, according to health scientists from the University of California, and they believe that sugar consumption should be regulated in the same way as alcohol to protect public health. By now we are all aware of the dangers of drinking alcohol, smoking tobacco,…

Breast Tumors Packed with Toxic Chemicals

(Health Secrets Newsletter) UK based research into how chemicals are deposited in human tissue has discovered parabens in the breast tissue of every woman with breast cancer that formed part of the study, suggesting a possible association between these toxic chemicals and breast cancer. The small study was performed at the University of Reading and…