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Diane Cooke

Diane Cooke is a three times award-winning journalist who has worked for UK national/regional newspapers, magazines and websites.
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Why Red Bush aids mental health and weight loss

From caring for your heart to boosting your bones, make rooibos your go-to herbal tea, pronto! There’s never been a better time to pop the kettle on and enjoy a cuppa as a...

Sweet tooth prevails despite UK sugar tax

Despite the sugar tax introduced in 2018, sugar consumption has continued to rise in the UK. In a recent study on worldwide tooth health, the UK ranked 6th on an overall scale. Upon analysis, the...

Millennials may be zinc deficient because they shun traditional foods

Millennials could be deficient in zinc because they have switched traditional foods such as kippers and liver for trendy alternatives, research has found. Less than a quarter of Generation Y have tried zinc-packed...

Half of Brits are clueless about how much water they should drink

Half of Brits have no idea how much water they should be drinking on a daily basis, according to research. Despite recent sweltering temperatures a third admit they don’t keep themselves properly hydrated. A...

So you think you’re a nutrition expert? What are nitrates?

'Nutrition' has become a buzz word in recent years - but the reality is our knowledge on the subject is sadly lacking, it has emerged. Researchers discovered a third of us are interested...

Red wine molecule offers new high blood pressure hope

A new treatment for high blood pressure could be on the horizon after BHF-funded scientists today revealed how a molecule found in red wine causes drops in blood pressure. The study, published...

Paula uses onion therapy to peel back the layers to recovery

When Paula Reed looks back, life hasn’t been easy. From sexual abuse by a family friend to losing her mother to cancer and living with a drink-dependent father, nobody blames Reed for...

Farm Bistro – An Aladdin’s cave of fabulous artefacts with a delicious menu to match

I was treated to a trip to Harrogate and a theatre visit by my kids prior to lockdown. The morning after the show, my friend and I were hungover and in desperate need...

Diane Cooke

Diane Cooke is a three times award-winning journalist who has worked for UK national/regional newspapers, magazines and websites.