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Diet for Diabetes on World Diabetes Day

Two years ago I wrote that we have 300 million people with diabetes worldwide. Now, according to the IDF, that...

November 14, 2013

Tinnitus

Many prescribed medications list it as a side effect, for example. It can also be triggered by loud noise -...

November 11, 2013

Reduce your stress with a simple technique

National Stress Awareness Day is focusing today on organizations reducing stress in the workplace, which is great but inevitably we’ll...

November 6, 2013

Coffee – good for cancer?

A report today, based on 16 studies, says that drinking three cups of coffee may reduce the risk of liver...

October 25, 2013

The Vitamin C Pee Myth

When you take high doses of vitamin C don’t you just excrete it? This is a question I get asked...

October 22, 2013

Do low fat diets make you fatter?

Some people say a calorie is a calorie, but more evidence is accumulating that conventional low fat, high carb diets...

October 16, 2013

Cold and Flu

Exposure to viruses is unavoidable, unless you live like a hermit. However, whether you succumb to a virus depends on...

October 15, 2013

Beware ‘mood stabiliser’ drugs

If you can double the number of people diagnosed as ‘bipolar’ (meaning sometimes up and sometimes down) and prescribe them...

October 12, 2013

Prevention doesn’t mean drugs

As 21st century diseases from cancer to diabetes cripple our economies, 'prevention' is on everybody's lips. But prevention, like medicine...

September 18, 2013

Millions awarded for autism vaccine damage

You won’t read about it in the British press but two children who developed autism and brain damage following vaccination...

September 9, 2013

Milk – no good for bones, bad for cancer

For years I’ve been saying that dairy products are not an essential food, nor part of our evolutionary design. Now,...

August 28, 2013

Weight loss; it’s all in your mind

While we most certainly have genetic predispositions, our brains can change in amazing ways, regardless of age. This is known...

August 28, 2013

Three common health myths

Health advice can be really confusing and some dogmas are just wrong.Today I am going to look at three common...

August 28, 2013

Eggs don’t increase heart disease – official!

It has eggsasperated me , and is eggsactly what I have been saying for decades because the research has always...

August 12, 2013

New diabetes drugs double cancer risk

Heralded as the ‘darlings of diabetes treatment’ a new class of diabetes drugs, called incretin mimetics, commonly known as GLP-1...

August 12, 2013

PM – Don’t trust GM

When UK Prime Minister David Cameron was quoted in the media saying ‘ I’d give the family GM food’ I...

July 10, 2013

Billion Dollar Scam in an article

I was recently passed an article entitled ‘Billion-Dollar Scam in a Bottle; Vitamins could be useless and shorten your life.’...

July 3, 2013

Hit a weight loss plateau?

Time and again people contact me to ask why their weight loss has stalled despite following various different diets. There...

June 25, 2013

Are you a hunter or a gatherer?

Muscle and brain cells have two modes of operation, much like a hybrid car. The default mode runs off glucose....

June 4, 2013

Angelina’s breasts and genetic myths

One of the biggest lies in medicine today is that your disease is caused by genes. A fraction of the...

May 24, 2013