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How to prevent, and reverse, failing eyesight.

If you are concerned about your failing eyesight, perhaps due to long sightedness, macular degeneration, glaucoma or cataracts read this...

November 3, 2010

Losing and winning the cancer war

Despite claims of increased survival the cancer war is clearly being lost. Lifetime risk for cancer has risen by 49%...

October 13, 2010

Be inspired by these two ladies who lost weight and improved their health

Two ladies in Ireland followed my low glycaemic load diet whilst attending the Zest4Life programme and lost 5 stone between...

October 8, 2010

Multi-vitamins improve multi-tasking

New research has found that taking a daily multivitamin and mineral can have a positive impact on cognitive performance and...

October 6, 2010

Proof that IBS is not all in the mind!

Around 10% of the population is estimated to suffer from the misery of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Yet despite experiencing...

September 29, 2010

Drinking water helps you lose weight

A new study has found that drinking water before meals can enhance weight loss. Over a 12-week period, dieters drinking...

September 27, 2010

The best approach to treating and preventing cancer

In 1999, when I wrote Say No to Cancer, I predicted that, by 2014 a person's risk of developing cancer...

September 15, 2010

B vitamins stop brain shrinkage preventing dementia

Dementia and Alzheimer’s are very real concerns for all of us. Today, a definitive study is published that provides proof...

September 9, 2010

The Downside of Diabetes Drugs

The treatment of diabetes, say the medical guidelines, should be done as a partnership. You and your doctor collaborate on...

September 6, 2010

Eating chocolate can reduce heart disease risk – but amount is key

I’ve long advocated good-quality dark chocolate in moderation as a health-promoting indulgence, and new research adds further weight to the...

September 1, 2010

Green leafy veg reduce diabetes risk

A report published last week in the BMJ has found that eating green leafy vegetables can reduce your risk of...

August 25, 2010

Can vitamin C kill swine flu? (living proof)

Before you read on about the power of high dose vitamin C against any flu, including swine flu, I recommend...

August 20, 2010

NICE – it’s sugar, not fat that’s the biggest problem

Yesterday’s report by NICE saying that junk food high in saturated and trans fat and salt is responsible for thousands...

June 23, 2010

High B vitamins cut cancer risk by two thirds

A study of almost 400,000 participants finds that those with higher blood levels of vitamin B6, folic acid and the...

June 15, 2010

Could you be one of the 10 million in Britain who have Metabolic Syndrome?

You may not have heard of Metabolic Syndrome, but you almost certainly know about diabetes. Metabolic Syndrome is the forerunner...

June 2, 2010

Diabetes drug knocks out B12

Metformin, the most prescribed diabetes drug, knocks out vitamin B12 and raises your homocysteine level, according to a study published...

May 21, 2010

Eat nuts and seeds every day – especially chia

Nuts and seeds are positively good for you, lowering cholesterol and reducing risk for heart disease, says a major new...

May 11, 2010

Carbs, not fat, cause heart disease says Scientific American

A report out today in the Scientific American makes it clear that it’s high carb diets, meaning high GL diets,...

April 22, 2010

Niacin and low GL diet better than cholesterol drugs

A study comparing the effects of niacin (B3) with the cholesterol lowering drug ezetimibe show that niacin unblocks arteries while...

April 20, 2010

Holford diet reduces Alzheimer’s risk

Research published today identifies ideal diet for reducing Alzheimer's risk. Those with the lowest risk eat more salad dressing, nuts,...

April 12, 2010