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Why I had my mercury fillings removed

Last week’s Tonight report on ITV on the dangers of mercury fillings has reopened this can of worms. Common dental...

February 23, 2009

Cinnamon may help weight loss

Early studies reported big reductions in blood sugar with 3 grams of cinnamon a day (roughly a teaspoon). But other...

February 21, 2009

Fat doesn’t make you fat

Most people still believe the fat you eat turns into fat in your body. It isn’t just fat that makes...

February 19, 2009

Why debt and recession is bad for your health

If you are suffering as a result of recession, and under the immense stress of real or pending debt; if...

February 14, 2009

Why Taking an RDA Multivitamin Won’t Save Your Life

A recent study analysed the risk, over an average of eight years, of developing, or dying from cancer or heart...

February 10, 2009

Lose weight before you get pregnant – new study recommends

Obese women in their first pregnancy have a much greater risk of giving birth to an underweight baby, having pre-eclampsia,...

February 9, 2009

Drug Ads Bias Medical Journals Against Vitamins

Pharmaceutical money buys journal influence, says new study. “In major medical journals, more pharmaceutical advertising is associated with publishing fewer...

February 8, 2009

Homocysteine predicts heart disease risk better than cholesterol, blood pressure or smoking

A study published this month in the British Medical Journal (Wouter de Ruijter et al, British Medical Journal, 9th January,...

February 4, 2009

Diet is key to stopping smoking

‘I was amazed to find myself feverishly making notes about the supplements I should be taking…Holford’s advice about rebalancing the...

January 30, 2009

MMR Vaccination Case Begins Again

Last week the General Medical Council’s case against Dr Andrew Wakefield, Professor Simon Murch and Professor Walker-Smith, the doctors who...

January 29, 2009

How Much Weight Can You Lose Heathily?

The conventional view is that the maximum amount of weight you can lose is under 1kg (about 2lbs) a week,...

January 25, 2009

Recommended by the Daily Mail

The Daily Mail have picked ten of the best diet and nutrition books on the market and include Patrick’s Food...

January 24, 2009

Why Lack of Sleep Promotes Colds

A lack of sleep has been linked to many things including weight gain, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes,...

January 12, 2009