Salt is such a basic item in our lives that we hardly give it a thought – unless we have run into the thought police telling us that too much salt is bad for us. Which sounds odd to meContinue reading… The Salt of the Earth Or a Deadly White Powder?
Have you ever been in a fog so thick that you could not see your hand in front of your face? I have ! These fogs were so thick they were called "Peasoupers" and as an ex resident of LondonContinue reading… Asthma, Pollution and Anti-oxidants
Suddenly a sportsman is wracked with pain as if he has been shot by an enraged fan or rival. But Andy Murray is not the only Sports Star to suffer in this way – he just gets teased about itContinue reading… Andy Murray’s Cramps – Is He Really a Drama Queen?
Asked what the 3 best Food supplements are that we can take to enrich our diet and boost our health I generally ask who the supplements are for! We Are All Individuals People have very different needs; the person whoContinue reading… What Are The 3 Best Supplements To Take?
Getting weaker is no fun. Astronaut Sunita Williams knows that unless she exercises for 2 and a half hours every day that she is in the Space Station she will lose bone mass and muscle strength. Back here on EarthContinue reading… 7 Steps To Stronger Bones
Growing up I had lots of "childhood diseases" in my early years at school. So much so that I missed so many classes that my Mother was given the option of me repeating the last year of my primary educationContinue reading… What is Health? Deep Questions and Tough Answers
The story goes that the French have a diet that is high in saturated fat, where they eat high amounts of cheese and drink lots of wine and rather than having the massive wave of heart attacks we might expectContinue reading… Is Resveratrol Responsible For the French Paradox?
In the first part of this article we looked at Why we should take Vitamins and other nutrients in addition to our meals. Next we dig into some of the details of what vitamin and mineral tablets to take. OnceContinue reading… How to Choose Your Vitamin Tablets
I first got clued in to the power of vitamins and other food supplements when I suffered an attack of asthma in my mid-thirties. I was used to asthma as a childhood disease but had gone a long time withoutContinue reading… Why To Take and How To Choose Your Vitamin Tablets
Oils and fats are probably the most hated and undervalued part of our diet. They inspire fear and loathing and motivate people to obsessively read ingredient labels when shopping so they can exclude foods that contain them from their diet.Continue reading… Does Your Body Need an Oil Change?