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Mediterranean diet keeps you ‘genetically young’

A study in the British Medical Journal has found that the Mediterranean Diet (which is very similar to my low...

December 4, 2014

B vitamins memory benefit questioned

We know that B vitamins, given to those with both the first signs of memory loss (mild cognitive impairment) and...

November 14, 2014

Atkins diet cancer risk

UK medical experts have blamed the Atkins diet for a worrying increase in constipation and colon cancer.

October 17, 2014

Gouty arthritis – cherry juice really works

The old wives tale that cherry juice helps gouty arthritis has been confirmed in a highly positive clinical trial published...

October 2, 2014

Are you B12 deficient? Why treatment has to change.

Many people who suffer from tiredness, failing mood and memory lack vitamin B12, known as pernicious anaemia, and take years...

October 2, 2014

Is vitamin C helpful against Ebola?

Understandably, there are no trials yet testing vitamin C against the Ebola virus, either in the test-tube or real life....

September 25, 2014

Horizon – Is meat bad for you?

While it is true that vegetarians, on the whole, live longer than meat eaters the fact that low carb, moderate...

August 19, 2014

Obesity is linked to ten common cancers

Research published today in The Lancet shows that being overweight or obese is linked to ten common cancers.

August 14, 2014

85% of natural products to be banned – please act now

A set of regulations based on neither science nor logic, regarding safety, has been enacted by the Minister of Health...

July 24, 2014

Why are Oxford University and Alzheimer’s Research UK trying to discredit B vitamins?

Last month I told you in a blogabout the research of Robert Clarke et al.

July 17, 2014

One in three Alzheimer’s cases preventable NOW, says expert review

One in three cases of Alzheimer’s could be prevented, new research reveals - but policy makers are ignoring it. Why?...

July 1, 2014

Vitamin C keeps your arteries healthy

Last week a meta-analysis of 44 clinical trials confirmed that 500mg of vitamin C a day, more than five times...

June 26, 2014

Cynicism is seriously bad for you

Three studies have now found that the most negative emotion is not stress, anger or depression but cynicism.

June 16, 2014

Statins don’t benefit 80% of takers

In case you don't know there’s a war going on about statins coinciding with a review by NICE on whether...

June 12, 2014

Autism – food for thought

A three minute film released today by a group of mothers in the USA called the Thinking Mom’s Revolution discusses...

May 29, 2014

The importance of a good night’s sleep

Scientists from Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Manchester and Surrey universities warn today that cutting sleep is leading to "serious health problems".

May 13, 2014

A hundred sugar deaths a day in the UK

A documentary film ‘FED UP’, released this week in the US, shows how the food industry’s push on sugar, and...

May 8, 2014

Hall of Fame

Last month, in Vancouver Canada, Patrick Holford was inducted into the Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame.

May 8, 2014

Cherry juice helps you sleep

One of my health secrets is to drink a glass of CherryActive every day. I sleep like a log and...

May 7, 2014

Living with Dementia

There are currently around 800,000 people suffering with dementia in the UK – and that figure is rising as more...

May 6, 2014