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It’s a Bug’s Life!

Most people are aware that the human body is filled and covered with trillions of bacteria, they outnumber our own cells 10 to 1 and we symbiotically co-exist – with…

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Spring 2017 newsletter

The Daffodils are bringing welcome colour to Spring gardens and Magnolia blossoms are on the cusp of bursting forth as I type this. It’s definitely my favourite time of year! …

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Easter Indulgence

I have been asked – do I have a good gluten-free chocolate cake recipe!

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The Future of Medicine

Research is showing our nutrition and certain nutrients in foods can be powerful factors in determining gene expression.  That means if our foods can effect the switching off – and…

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GENES, to know – or not...

Would you rather know your genetic inheritance, or not – that is the question.  And one that many people ponder when they consider purchasing a DNA genomic profile. ‘Do I…

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TURMERIC supplements – an update

TURMERIC I wrote about Turmeric in May 2015, covering its health benefits and supplement information, but due to its ever increasing popularity and the swiftness of scientific developments, I thought…

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Micro-plastic particles and bottled water

For many people, it was David Attenborough’s seminal documentary series ‘Blue Planet II ‘, that brought our plastic pollution to the forefront of our consciousness.  Indeed he himself has said…

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“Ultra-processed food may be linked to...

I love an attention-grabbing headline and this one was provocative enough to make various journalists and broadcasters give it prominent column inches and quite a bit of airtime.  Some even…

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SUGAR – some clarification

Sugar comes in many guises, but having some clarity on the terminology employed on food packaging should enable better informed choices when food shopping. So let’s take a closer look:

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Intermittent Fasting

Why do it?  Is this just another short-lived dietary fad?  If the research I uncovered gets widely disseminated, intermittent fasting might just stick around.

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