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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

B vitamin supplements stop Alzheimer’s brain shrinkage

Ground-breaking research from Oxford University is published today (21st May), in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, showing...

May 21, 2013

My natural summer survival kit

I often get asked what I take when I go travelling or on holiday so here’s my nutritional first-aid kit.

May 14, 2013

Not all fruit is created equally

Sugar is perhaps a greater addiction than people realise and kicking the habit can be difficult. If you are finding...

May 9, 2013

Living in the US is bad for your health

Bruce Springsteen may sing about the joys of being ‘born in the USA’ but recent research begs to differ. A...

April 29, 2013

Omega 3 DHA improves memory

Omega fish oil supplements are proven to help children with ADHD but what about adults without attention or behaviour issues?...

April 26, 2013

Measles and MMR – the risks

Weekend newspapers were full of stories about the recent outbreak of measles, affecting hundreds of children in the Swansea area....

April 15, 2013

The top 3 questions I’m asked about sports nutrition

I'm often asked about sports nutrition, and today I have published a new special report written by sports nutritionist, Jacky...

April 11, 2013

Which exercises are best for you?

To reap the benefits of exercise, you need to combine a mixture of aerobic and resistance exercise and maintain suppleness...

April 9, 2013

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