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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

Statins add only three days to life

A major study in the British Medical Journal , which hit the headlines in the Sunday Express shows that statin...

October 19, 2015

Supplement dangers exaggerated

A report out today in the New England Journal of Medicine and reported in The Independent shows nothing to be...

October 15, 2015

Anti-depressant lies corrected

Thousands of adolescents have been harmed, and some have died by misleading people. The full story is told at study329.org....

September 22, 2015

Alzheimer’s – drugs or vitamins?

There’s a blatant example of double standards going on right now with dementia. You will recall that the first ‘disease...

August 6, 2015

No sugar diabetes link

Sugar consumption isn’t linked to diabetes type 2, heart disease or obesity, says the government’s ‘expert’ SACN advisors. Pull the...

July 20, 2015

B12 memory study is bad science

A study published today, which was rejected by the British Medical Journal, claims that vitamin B12 supplements don’t work for...

July 6, 2015

Cancer – sugar and weight more important than genes

A study out today shows that the greater a woman’s weight the greater is their risk for breast cancer.

June 11, 2015

Expect more vaccines

There’s big changes at Britain’s biggest drug company, GSK, as Sir Philip Hampton, formerly of RBS, steps in to ‘fix...

May 21, 2015

5 ways to save NHS £6 billion – with prevention

Want to fix the NHS? It's easy to save at least £6 billion a year just by tackling the true...

May 1, 2015

Are vitamins harmful to health?

This old chestnut, the claim made today in the Daily Mail that vitamin supplements increase cancer risk, is based on...

April 21, 2015

Omega-3 and B vitamins cut dementia brain shrinkage by 73%

There is no cure for Alzheimer’s. Brain shrinkage, the hallmark of Alzheimer’s, starts for many from the age of 50....

April 20, 2015

Is PMS caused by poor diet/inflammation?

A naturopathic doctor, writing in the Daily Mail this week, claims PMS is caused by inflammation, and eating anti-inflammatory foods...

April 9, 2015