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The Chemistry of Connection – 5 keys to happiness

Before I became absorbed in the power of optimum nutrition, I studied as a psychologist and throughout the 40 years...

August 1, 2016

Supplements for pregnancy

Being pregnant takes a lot out of your body. So to boost energy and have the ultimate healthy pregnancy, supplementing...

July 12, 2016

Which? Magazine’s Dementia Advice is Dangerous

A report by Which? recommends against supplements and screening for age-related memory loss - I believe this advice is dangerous.

June 16, 2016

Probiotics for diabetes and weight loss?

Probiotics for diabetes and weight loss? A new study finds that supplementing Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteria for six weeks lowered glucose...

June 3, 2016

BBC’s The truth about healthy eating

The truth about healthy eating on BBC1 last night was a programme with an agenda - rather boring and, in...

June 3, 2016

Two thirds of anti-depressant prescriptions are ‘off label’

Two thirds of all antidepressant prescriptions are ‘off label’ given for conditions that have no licence, nor good evidence, to...

May 24, 2016

Magic mushrooms and depression

The findings, published today in the Lancet Psychiatry Journal revealed that 67% of patients were depression free 1 week after treatment, and 42% still...

May 19, 2016

Study shows cutting carbs does not enhance fat burning

Do low carb high fat diets really help you to burn fat? A new study indicates no.

May 5, 2016

How to Stay Young (2) Review

Did you learn anything? More reinforcement that diet and an active lifestyle make a difference.

April 15, 2016

The Eatwell Guide vs Perfect Diet Pyramid

PHE publish their new 'Eatwell Guide' with carbs and dairy reduced and it's remarkably similar to my Perfect Diet Pyramid.

April 13, 2016

How to stay young – was BBC’s programme accurate?

Last night’s BBC programme How to Stay Young investigated how to stay young. Did you see it?

April 8, 2016

Enlighten your body, detox your mind

If you get the nutrition right for the brain it is optimum nutrition for the body.

April 7, 2016

Are blueberries food for the brain

Are blueberries food for the brain? Definitely yes, according to a new study revealed in the Daily Mail.

March 17, 2016

Depression – Food is Better than Drugs

Anti depressant prescriptions to teenagers are up 54%, says WHO despite evidence on no benefit and an increased suicide risk.

March 9, 2016

Is personalised nutrition the key to losing weight?

Yesterday’s Daily Mail article and tonight’s Trust Me I’m a Doctor on BBC1, has created a hoohaa about personalised nutrition...

January 27, 2016

Getting ready to lose weight

Losing weight is one of our most popular New Year’s Resolutions. So how can you make sure that this is...

January 5, 2016

How to stick to New Year’s Resolutions

Can you usually keep your resolve for your New Year’s resolutions, or does your will power start to wane after...

December 14, 2015

Soya – good or bad?

A prevailing belief I often hear is that soya promotes cancer. I have seen no evidence of this, and many...

November 12, 2015

Chemical cancer

The primary causes of cancer are bad diet, environmental toxins, stress and hormone imbalances.

November 5, 2015

Government report recommends a sugar tax

The government’ disease prevention think tank, Public Health England (PHE), has recommended taxing sugar.

October 23, 2015