2017: The year your New Year resolutions actually stick!

2016 has been a big one for many of us and like every year, we have the opportunity to say goodbye to an era and welcome the exciting things to come in 2017.

New Year’s Eve is a night to celebrate, drink too many bubbles, revel in the successes from the past 12 months, and cheers to saying so-long to those heavier, drearier 2016 memories and events.

Along with the symbolic nature of “in with the new and out with the old” the 31st of December has, it is also a time to set new goals for the future. From Best Doctors we want to wish you an incredible New Year and help make your goals happen!

A recent study conducted by the University of Scranton found that the associating a new goal to a specific time of year can increase success rates. Experts analysed the behavioural patterns of two groups of goal setters – one associating their resolutions to new years and the other to a random date during the year. After a 6 month period, 46% of the New Year resolution setters had successfully stuck to the change proposed in their life. Only a staggering 4% of those who had embarked on their challenge during a random time of the year continued to practice their Read more

Healthy eating at Christmas

Healthy christmas

Christmas is already here. Of course, it is the time of year that everyone has been waiting for, but it is also the time of year that can be most damaging for our health because we drink too much and eat too much unhealthy food.

Once Christmas is over, all this can have unwelcome consequences and we must be careful especially if we have some type of digestive disorder, but also if we have some other type of condition, such as diabetes or heart problems. Healthy eating is not difficult As we have said before in the pages in this blog, we must realise that healthy food is essential for our health. Generally speaking, healthy eating should be based on using unsaturated fats (olive oil, oily fish) rather than on unhealthy fats. When it comes to cooking, it is best to use the oven and steam food Read more