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‘Eco-Atkins’ diet cuts cholesterol and weight

There’s a quandary in the diet world. Evidence shows that a low-carb, high protein diet, aka Atkins, does work for...

June 8, 2009

Diabetes in under 5’s set to double

A study out today in the Lancet medical journal predicts a ‘doubling of new cases of type 1 diabetes in...

May 28, 2009

Multivitamin users are younger, says new study

A survey of multivitamin users and non-users, measuring their biological age, has found that multivitamin users are younger. This is...

May 27, 2009

Alli for weight loss? Side effects outweigh benefits

Next week an old drug under a new name, Alli, is being launched for over the counter sale. Previously on...

April 18, 2009

Vitamins relieve asthma

Today’s study showing a strong association between lack of vitamin C and A and asthma is consistent with an emerging...

April 16, 2009

Migraines, methylation & B vitamins

One in ten people suffer from migraines, and many more from headaches. Your chances of suffering are higher if you...

April 6, 2009

Start your health revolution today

April is National Nutrition Month and we are helping to make the nation 100% healthy by going on the road...

April 1, 2009

Why I’m not a fan of slimming pills

Every year there is a new pill or potion that claims to do it all for you – starch blockers,...

March 28, 2009

Why food combining is bad for weight loss

Food-combining diets separate protein foods from carbohydrate foods. Nature doesn’t. Beans, lentils, nuts and seeds all contain both. And the...

March 28, 2009

Carbs – how low do you have to go for weight loss and health gain?

Anyone who reads the medical journals knows that study after study are slaughtering the idea that low-fat, low calorie diets...

March 23, 2009

How multivitamins may extend life

A study conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health has discovered a mechanism with could explain how use...

March 21, 2009

Why a low GL diet makes you feel full

Many people have told me that following my low GL diet has been easy because they just feel full, losing...

March 18, 2009

Look ten years younger with the H-factor

"Homocysteine may not trip off the tongue, but according to health guru Patrick Holford, if you care about your looks...

March 17, 2009

What lowers cholesterol?

If you have or have had high cholesterol, what has or hasn’t helped to lower it?

March 12, 2009

The age of stupid

On March 15th an immensely powerful and important film, The Age of Stupid, is being launched in Britain. It deals...

March 12, 2009

Coffee and croissant – the enemies of weight loss

Britain’s most popular pick-me-up, a coffee and a croissant, may be fuelling an epidemic of weight gain and diabetes, according...

March 9, 2009

The silent addiction – over the counter pain killers

Today's Daily Mail published an article on the UK's over the counter pill addicts - a problem that the General...

March 6, 2009

Why resistant weight loss may be due to hidden allergies

Time and time again I meet people who tell me that their excess weight vanished after discovering, and eliminating, their...

March 5, 2009

Don’t sneeze at vitamin D

Two years ago I predicted that vitamin D deficiency in the winter was an important contributory factor in increased colds....

March 1, 2009

Diabetes is depressing

The fact that diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions, rising by 63% in a decade, is completely predictable. Next year we’ll...

February 26, 2009