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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

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