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Autism – essential nutrients

Autism is a complex condition sharing many similarities with other conditions such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD.

April 2, 2013

Supplements help macular degeneration of the eyes

Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the most common cause of vision loss in those aged over 50.

March 26, 2013

The Dark Side of Insulin

We all know that too much circulating insulin is bad news, but new research indicates it has a darker side...

March 15, 2013

Processed meats increase cancer and heart deaths

A huge study of half a million men and women finds that two hamburgers a week, or four sausages, significantly...

March 7, 2013

Why we overeat and simple strategies to keep hunger pangs at bay

There's more to healthy eating and weight loss than simply tracking your food intake. How you think about food and...

February 25, 2013

Fighting fat with a sugar tax

Today doctor's unite to recommend a tax on sugary drinks, and restrictions on advertising. About time too. We should be...

February 16, 2013

How to stay low GL this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, you may be wondering how best to set the mood to guarantee some romance.

February 12, 2013

High calcium linked to heart disease

A high intake of supplemental calcium appears to be associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease death in men...

February 6, 2013

Kidney stones caused by vitamin C?

This old story hit the newspapers this week due to a study of several thousand people that found that those...

February 6, 2013

Swap This for That:

The goal of this post is to keep hunger and weight gain at bay by helping you make smart, sometimes...

January 29, 2013

Secrets to Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Can you usually keep your resolve for your New Year’s resolutions, or does your will power start to wane after...

January 23, 2013

How to strengthen your immunity this winter

Winter's is well and truly upon us. And that means colds and flu are too. If you suffer from more...

January 16, 2013

My 3 Health Tips for the New Year

INTO THE BLUE Blueberries boost your memory. Having a shot of blueberry juice, or a handful in the afternoon stops...

January 9, 2013

Coconut oil benefits for Alzheimer’s & weight loss

Virgin-pressed coconut oil contains medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) with convert directly into ketones. Recent evidence suggests ketones help you lose weight,...

January 8, 2013

Why I don’t recommend the HPV123 Gardasil ‘cervical cancer’ vaccine

You can’t turn a corner in London today without seeing ads scaring mothers to get their teenage daughters vaccinated against...

December 16, 2012

Alternate day ‘IF’ fasting on BBC

Last month's Horizon TV programme on how to live longer, gain health and lose weight by eating less through intermittent...

October 31, 2012

Cancer – screening risks.. vitamins help

A report out today concludes that, for every life breast cancer mammogram screening saves, three women have unnecessary surgery. A...

October 30, 2012

Drugs may double dementia risk

Benzodiazepine sleeping and anti-anxiety pills such as temazapam and diazepam may double dementia risk, according to research published in the...

September 29, 2012

Food Hospital on Eczema and Arthritis

It’s good to see Channel 4’s food hospital back, this week on eczema and rheumatoid arthritis. It coincides with a...

September 21, 2012

Large fizzy drinks banned in New York, will the UK follow suit?

Anyone in their right mind knows that it's sugar that's driving diabetes and other diseases, not a deficiency of new...

September 20, 2012