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The Happiness Herb: Feel Good Factor Tip Ten

This week is the beginning of the Feel Good Factor tour in the UK and Ireland and we mark it...

March 8, 2011

Accept and Move Through Your Moods to Greater Happiness: Feel Good Factor Tip Nine

The experience of life means that we inevitably accumulate emotional tension and unresolved memories from the past. The more disturbing...

March 1, 2011

How the Sunshine Nutrients and Exercise Can Boost Happiness

Do you find your mood dips during the winter? If so, you are not alone – and it’s not just...

February 21, 2011

Could B Vitamins Make You Happier?

Do you know your Bs? You’ll probably have heard of folic acid, an important member of the B vitamin family,...

February 16, 2011

Why folic acid may prevent a first, but not second heart attack

Homocysteine predicts heart attacks but trials with homocysteine lowering B vitamins such as folic acid, given to those with cardiovascular...

February 3, 2011

Feel Good Factor goes to Number One

The Feel Good Factor is going to be Number One in the Irish Times Best Seller list this weekend. If...

February 1, 2011

The protein that can lift your mood

Feeling sad, depressed or low in motivation can often be caused by not having enough feel-good chemicals in your brain....

January 31, 2011

Sleeping pill prescriptions all-time high

HSE figures show a big increase in sleeping pill prescriptions, just behind cholesterol lowering and diabetes drugs. But there are...

January 27, 2011

Cheer yourself up on ‘Blue Monday’

‘Blue Monday’ – supposedly the most depressing day of the year is today, so we wanted to give you some...

January 24, 2011

January blues? Check your mood with our feelgood questionnaire

Finding January a bit of a downer? Then fill out our questionnaire and see if you could benefit from a...

January 11, 2011

Overdone it this festive season? Then try my New Year detox

Give your liver a clean up with a 9 day detox and you'll soon be feeling clear headed, energetic and...

January 3, 2011

The Feel Good Factor

The Mail on Sunday's YOU mag explains my top ten mood boosting secrets from the new book The Feel Good...

December 26, 2010

How to fill yourself up this Christmas and never gain a pound

The festive season requires some guerilla tactics if you don’t want to arrive at New Year wearing what you ate...

December 22, 2010

Cholesterol good for the brain

Having a high level of HDL cholesterol is associated with reducing your risk for Alzheimer’s. It also lowers your risk...

December 14, 2010

Biggest ever diet study proves my low GL diet works best

Europe’s biggest ever diet trial, published today, involving 722 families, costing 14.5 million euros, set out to discover the winning...

November 24, 2010

Say no to psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that affects around 1 in 40 people, making it the most common skin...

November 24, 2010

Are supplements under EU threat?

In the past few weeks I’ve received a lot of emails from people who have been told that just about...

November 22, 2010

Don’t tax fat, tax sugar

Last week’s Panorama programme called Tax the Fat explored whether we should be taxing high fat foods to help deal...

November 19, 2010

Natural ways to kill a cold

Before you reach for the Lemsip there are natural, and more effective ways to beat a cold, or, at least...

November 17, 2010

Vitamin E – good or bad for strokes?

A recent analysis in the British Medical Journal suggests that vitamin E reduces the common kind of 'ischaemic' stroke but...

November 10, 2010