I’m not a fan of diets. And until I came across a book by Dena Harris “Does this collar make my butt look big?” I was unaware that cats also experienced the same pitfalls.  As recounted through feline eyes, Dena explores the crazy world of dieting.  In honour of World Book Day 2018, here are […]

Much unknown about fibromyalgia

Eat yourself better? Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition causing symptoms that may include: widespread pain extreme tiredness stiffness sleeping problems memory problems headaches irritable bowel. Estimates suggest that 1 in 20 people are affected by fibromyalgia, and it is known to affect roughly 7 times more women than men. Cause of fibromyalgia The NHS acknowledges […]


Remission (im)possible? In Northern Ireland, over 71,000 people have Type 2 diabetes (Public Health Agency, 2015). There are likely to be many more as yet undiagnosed cases. Type 2 diabetes is characterised by high blood glucose levels, which will cause future health problems if left untreated. Globally, over 80% of people with Type 2 diabetes […]