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Bread in the diet

Breads can include various grains and seeds, and there are many things to look out for when choosing bread, such as the flour, GI, salt and additives. Find out how to make a healthy choice.

Nutrition & Weight

Obesity and overweight

Energy-dense foods (those that have a lot of kilojoules in a small volume) can be associated with weight gain, especially if you eat a lot of them. These foods tend to be high in sugar and/or fat.

Nutrition & Weight

Bedsores

Bedsores, or pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are skin ulcers caused by prolonged pressure on the skin. Find out about risk factors, treatment and prevention.

Skin & Hair

Neurofibromatosis type 1

Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a relatively common inherited condition affecting approximately one in 3000 people. It is also known as von Recklinghausen`s disease.

Skin & Hair

Oral thrush

Oral thrush is an infection with a type of fungus called Candida. Find out the symptoms, risk factors, treatment and how to prevent it.

Skin & Hair

Neuropathy in diabetes

Neuropathy in diabetes (also called diabetic nerve damage or diabetic neuropathy) is temporary or permanent damage to nerve tissue in people with diabetes mellitus. Symptoms depend on which nerves are affected.

Pain

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient system of healing that was developed as part of the traditional medicine of China, Japan and other Eastern countries.

Complementary Medicine