What is Going on with my Gut? If this is a question you often ask yourself, then this blog is for you.Read More
Did you know that the liver is the largest and most complex organ in your body and performs over 500 tasks? Today we look at its role and what you can do to take care of it.Read More
Did you know that between 30% - 50% of people who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease turn out never to have had Alzheimer’s? It is only via an autopsy that Alzheimer’s can be diagnosed with certainty.Read More
A California neurologist, Dr Dale Breseden, is attacking Alzheimer’s in a new and ground-breaking way. This blog looks at his protocol, which is finally giving some hope to millions.Read More
Ten portions of fruit and veg-a-day is good for us, but are all fruits and vegetables good for all of us, all of the time? This article takes a closer look at what to aim for and what to avoid.Read More
Our bodies are clever. Very clever. Since our bodies naturally produce hydrochloric acid, we can assume that they have a good reason for doing so. Yet the multi-billion dollar antacid industry has people believing that stomach acid is bad.Read More
A few years ago, the more health conscious of us would have avoided (or tried to avoid) coffee. Today, there is a lot of research finding its way into the media that seems to give the green light to coffee and praises its miraculous health-giving properties.Read More
In this article I am going to take a look at the truth about statins, cholesterol and heart disease.Read More
The Mediterranean diet crops up in magazines, health blogs and newspapers, almost on a daily basis. But what does the term actually mean and how can it help you maintain a healthier lifestyle?Read More
Statins are the most widely prescribed drugs in the world today, which means the next time you visit your doctor, depending on your symptoms, he may very well discuss them with you. However, if you read the tsunami of scientific research on statins, these drugs are surrounded by controversy with some studies hailing them as life-savers and others warning against their use.Read More
There are various important health and nutrition factors to take into consideration when choosing oils for cooking and dressingRead More
In assessing your risk for cardiovascular disease, the following are the most important things to consider. Discuss having a blood test with your GP that includes all of these, particularly homocysteine, which is not always part of a regular blood screen.Read More
In today’s blog, I summarise the current views of top Functional Medicine practitioners and many cardiologists (supported by scientific, epidemiological studies). I highlight the true risk factors of, not only heart disease, but also many other chronic conditions.Read More
As we start the Easter Weekend, many of you may be concerned that with all wonderful chocolates and treats around, your good intentions not to indulge will gradually be melted away by temptation. However, this is not a time to feel guilty.Read More
In today's Nutritional Therapy blog, we will look at cholesterol and fat in our diets. Many of us believe that eating foods with cholesterol and fat, especially saturated fat, causes heart attacks; but is this really true?Read More
Take heart - nine out of ten strokes can be prevented.
Did you know, in the United States, someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds and every minute someone dies from a heart-related incident?
Did you know that around 50% of people who have a heart attack, have normal lipid (cholesterol) levels?
And did you know that heart disease is, in most cases, preventable?Read More
Are you one of the many people who are confused about gluten?
Is gluten really a problem for so many of us, or is gluten-free a simply a fad?
Humans have been consuming wheat in one form or another for thousands of years. Governments and dieticians tell us whole wheat is part of a 'balanced diet'.Read More
A popular class of heartburn medications, called Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI's), which include such drugs as Mexium, Omeprazole, Prilosec and Prevacid, are being implicated in dementia. Today, many people are on Statin drugs, yet there is increasing evidence of the negative effects these cholesterol-lowering drugs have on long-term health.Read More
Our Homo Sapiens ancestors were on the move all day long; gathering fruits and berries, collecting firewood, building shelters, fleeing or hunting. Today however, many people are sedentary for a large part of the day. If, like most people, you spend the majority of your day in a sitting position (commuting, working in an office, watching TV), evidence shows that this prolonged inactivity actively PROMOTES chronic diseases, EVEN IF YOU ARE VERY FIT...Read More