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My vision – A Healthy Nation

My vision in 2014 is to create a healthy nation. I myself am fit and healthy at 55 as a...

January 2, 2014

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions

My top 5 recommendations for you in 2014 are to:

December 31, 2013

The hot health stories of 2013

Here are what I think were the big developments in health and nutrition this year.

December 23, 2013

Vitamins – a waste of money?

Three simultaneously published papers appeared today in the Annals of Internal Medicine, a struggling journal that is dependent on big...

December 17, 2013

The best breakfast to lose weight

If you’re trying to lose weight but struggling with all the Christmas temptations then the best way to start the...

December 12, 2013

Alzheimer’s – prevention could halve risk , G8 told

It is possible right now to cut the number of people who will get Alzheimer’s by 20 per cent, according...

December 11, 2013

Low GL diet gets thumbs up in new TV series

RTE, Ireland's biggest TV channel, have launched a new series called 'Doctors on Call' where they put my low GL...

December 6, 2013

Safe natural ways to solve common health problems

After 30 years of clinical and research experience, and treating thousands of people, I have created one resource that tells...

December 5, 2013

Beating bowel cancer

This month Beating Bowel Cancer launch Decembeard – growing a beard to help raise awareness of bowel cancer - one...

December 2, 2013

Key nutrients halve AIDS risk

Multivitamins including vitamin C and selenium halve rate of progression from HIV positive to AIDS in a new study.

November 29, 2013

Four foods that halve your prostate cancer risk

A new study from the UK’s National Cancer Research Network, combining four foods that slow down cancer cell growth, reports...

November 25, 2013

Let’s talk about alcohol

As we emerge from lockdown and with so many people looking to have a healthy start to the summer, I...

November 19, 2013

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


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