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Don’t skip breakfast

A study at the University of Hohenheim in Denmark had participants follow three diet protocols: skipping breakfast, skipping dinner or...

May 14, 2017

Can Vegans get Enough Nutrients?

Whether you’ve made a choice to be vegan for health reasons or concern for animal welfare, it can be a...

May 6, 2017

Amazonian hi-carb heart secrets

The Tsimane tribe in the Peruvian Amazon have the lowest risk for heart disease in the world. Two thirds of...

April 14, 2017

Olive oil’s secret painkiller ingredient

Good quality olive oil protects the heart, brain, skin and reduces blood sugar, inflammation and ageing.

March 14, 2017

Half of heart/diabetes deaths due to diet

Nearly half of all deaths due to heart disease, stroke, and diabetes are associated with sub-optimum nutrition, says a study...

March 3, 2017

How good for you is ‘clean eating’?

Last night (Thursday 19 January 2017) BBC Horizon’s Dr Giles Yeo went on a mission to challenge the scientific basis...

January 21, 2017

The No-Sugar Diabetes Cure

Followers of my blogs will know that I’ve long believed, based on the evidence and thousands oftestimonials, that the way...

January 1, 2017

What is it to be fully human?

There are three characters in all of us that relate to body, heart and mind, like Dorothy in the Wizard...

October 25, 2016

Mind transforming health tips

As important as good nutrition, exercise, reducing stress, not smoking and creating a toxin-free environment are, our state of mind...

August 3, 2016

Is social media anti-social?

The advent of social media – emails, texts, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter – has radically changed our means of communication. But...

August 3, 2016

Discover seven ways to get Earthed

How well connected are you to the Earth and your body's needs? Read on to discover seven ways to re-connect...

August 3, 2016

Plant vs Animal Protein Cuts Death Risk

Eating more protein from vegetarian foods and less from animal foods is associated with a massive reduction in deaths from...

August 1, 2016

The Chemistry of Connection – 5 keys to happiness

Before I became absorbed in the power of optimum nutrition, I studied as a psychologist and throughout the 40 years...

August 1, 2016

Supplements for pregnancy

Being pregnant takes a lot out of your body. So to boost energy and have the ultimate healthy pregnancy, supplementing...

July 12, 2016

Which? Magazine’s Dementia Advice is Dangerous

A report by Which? recommends against supplements and screening for age-related memory loss - I believe this advice is dangerous.

June 16, 2016

Probiotics for diabetes and weight loss?

Probiotics for diabetes and weight loss? A new study finds that supplementing Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteria for six weeks lowered glucose...

June 3, 2016

BBC’s The truth about healthy eating

The truth about healthy eating on BBC1 last night was a programme with an agenda - rather boring and, in...

June 3, 2016

Two thirds of anti-depressant prescriptions are ‘off label’

Two thirds of all antidepressant prescriptions are ‘off label’ given for conditions that have no licence, nor good evidence, to...

May 24, 2016

Magic mushrooms and depression

The findings, published today in the Lancet Psychiatry Journal revealed that 67% of patients were depression free 1 week after treatment, and 42% still...

May 19, 2016

Study shows cutting carbs does not enhance fat burning

Do low carb high fat diets really help you to burn fat? A new study indicates no.

May 5, 2016