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No alcohol more weight gain

Women who drink a light to moderate amount of alcohol appear to gain less weight and have a lower risk...

March 8, 2010

Save NHS money on ineffective drugs, not homeopathy

The commons Committee on Science and Technology has just come out with a report saying that spending £4 million of...

February 23, 2010

How two fat ladies lost 5 stone in 3 months.

Last October Ireland’s TV3 challenged me to help two overweight ladies lose a lot of weight in three months. Today,...

February 8, 2010

Dementia costs £23 billion a year and is preventable

Britain's dementia crisis is worse than feared and costs Britain £23bn a year – more than cancer and heart disease...

February 3, 2010

Wakefield – a scapegoat for MMR vaccine policy?

Yesterday’s ruling by the General Medical Council against Dr Andrew Wakefield and two leading Professors of Gastroenterology, Professor John Walker-Smith...

January 29, 2010

Naturally You – new TV series with Patrick Holford on the Home Channel, South Africa

Patrick Holford is sharing his expert advice in a 13-week TV series called Naturally You - the new Health and...

January 28, 2010

High vitamin D almost halves cancer risk

A study in the British Medical Journal, the largest of its kind to date, shows that those in the highest...

January 24, 2010

The Ten Secrets of 100% Healthy People is a bestseller

Interest in Patrick Holford’s Ten Secrets is hotting up with features in the Mail on Sunday and the Sunday Times...

January 21, 2010

Health Secrets in the Sunday Times Pt2

The Sunday Times Style mag publish the second part of the 10 Step Plan for a healthier you, based on...

January 17, 2010

Britain’s biggest diet survey defines optimum nutrition

Today we publish the 100% Health survey, based on over 55,000 people who have completed our on-line questionnaire. The survey...

January 12, 2010

Can Alzheimers be reversed?

A recent study finds positive results giving those with Alzheimer’s disease a cocktail of essential fats, phospholipids and antioxidants.

January 12, 2010

Head off a New Year hangover

Marking the end of what’s been a challenging year for many is a good reason to celebrate. But waking up...

December 29, 2009

How to avoid the festive bulge and stay trim this Christmas

Many people see the festive season as ‘blow-out’ time, when they don’t have to think about their health or their...

December 23, 2009

Why are our children getting so obese?

Recent figures have revealed that almost one in four boys and more than one in five girls is overweight or...

December 17, 2009

Dietician cleared of ‘lack of competence’ for ‘baffling’ advice

NHS Dietician Katie Peck was this week cleared of wrongdoing after the Health Professions Council ruled that there was no...

December 10, 2009

The Ten Secrets of 100% Healthy People – new book!

We’re delighted to announce the publication of a brand new book by Patrick Holford published on 7th January 2010 but...

December 2, 2009

Feast or famine – eat every other day

Known as intermittent dieting today’s article in the Daily Mail extols the benefits of eating less every other day. I...

November 24, 2009

Folic acid and cancer

Last year I warned about the dangers of folic acid fortification and cancer. Today’s study in the Journal of the...

November 18, 2009

Why low carb diets aren’t good for mood

A study published today in the Archives of Internal Medicine finds that low carb diets are as good as conventional...

November 9, 2009

New statin dangers and what works better

Neither aspirin, nor statins have any substantial effect on reducing heart disease risk if you haven’t already had a heart...

November 9, 2009