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Do supplements increase risk of death?

Headlines rang out over the UK that taking vitamins might very slightly increase risk of death of older women. It...

October 14, 2011

What’s causing migraines?

This week a study shows that 85% of people affected by debilitating migraines had their symptoms reduced, and quality of...

September 6, 2011

Patrick’s Say No to Diabetes Podcast

Patrick's first podcast is now free to download on itunes. This podcast is all about Diabetes, coinciding with the release...

August 30, 2011

Can type-2 diabetes be cured?

The conventional view has been that type-2 diabetes cannot be cured or reversed. However, there are many cases of people...

August 25, 2011

Are antioxidants harmful?

An article yesterday in The Guardian alluded again to a Cochrane Review in 2007 whose conclusion was that antioxidants were...

August 9, 2011

The politics of Alzheimer’s prevention – what works?

A recent Lancet Report claims that 3 million less Alzheimer’s cases could result from dealing with seven apparently contributory causes...

July 22, 2011

Macmillan Cancer support says four in 10 people will get cancer

Macmillan Cancer support says four in 10 people will get cancer during their lifetime. This has risen from 33% a...

July 14, 2011

In Dementia Awareness Week over 70,000 complete cognitive function test

It's Dementia Awareness Week and I am proud to announce that Food for the Brain’s Alzheimer’s Prevention Project has hit...

June 30, 2011

Very low calorie diet reverses diabetes

Reported in the Guardian today are the results of an eight week crash diet on diabetes (type 2). Seven out...

June 24, 2011

Ten simple weight loss changes

A study of over 120,000 people followed up over 25 years has revealed ten simple predictors of whether or not...

June 23, 2011

Who funds NHS vitamin propaganda?

Last week NHSDirect published a glossy 34 page booklet entitled ‘Supplements -who needs them?’ It is one of the most...

June 3, 2011

WHO: Cell phones may cause cancer

Radiation from cell phones could possibly cause cancer, according to the World Health Organization. In a report issued today, the...

June 1, 2011

55,000 do Cognitive Function Test in 10 days

Food for the Brain's Alzheimer's Prevention Project has got off to a flying start with over 55,000 completed on-line Cognitive...

May 24, 2011

15 minute Online Test for Dementia

The first free on-line Cognitive Function Test developed by leading mental health experts to accurately assess your risk of memory...

May 15, 2011

Milk allergy – fact or fiction?

A recent study that hit the news last week suggests that milk intolerance is ‘all in the mind’ – or...

May 12, 2011

The Link Between High-Fat Diet And Type 2 Diabetes

The connection between high levels of body fat, inflammation and insulin resistance has been unclear for years. However new research...

April 27, 2011

Four steps to improving your digestion

Next to the common cold, symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are the most commonly reported ailment, affecting as many...

April 13, 2011

Pharmaceuticals creep through the back door – again!

If you have read my book Food is Better Medicine than Drugs, you will be sadly aware that it’s often...

March 30, 2011

Britain faces Alzheimer’s catastrophe – and it’s preventable

If I told you that there is a proven way to prevent age-related memory decline, stop your brain shrinking and...

March 22, 2011

Transform stress with the science of the heart

Most of us realise that stress is not good for us, but often it just seems like such a normal...

March 10, 2011