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Patrick Holford

Bloating? Patrick Holford’s top tips for optimum digestive health

Patrick Holford’s six top tips for digestive health: Find out which foods your body fights with a food intolerance test with...

Season and region of birth linked to heightened childhood coeliac disease risk

Circulating viral infections, season and location as well as the role of vitamin D during pregnancy may help explain childhood coeliac...

#Celiac Week: Confused About Your Celiac Disease Lab Results?

by Dr. Vikki Petersen At HealthNOW Medical Clinic San Jose we know that, as if it wasn’t hard enough to convince some doctors to do a...

Wheat Free Dairy Free Recipes: Organic Kale Avocado Salad

This is a super healthy, easy kale salad that is loaded with great nutrition, protein, healthy fat and it’s delicious! Ingredients: 1...

Reforms to agricultural policy may increase sugar consumption and harm public health

Experts discuss the potential effects of recent policy changes on the production, price and addition of sugars to foods The liberalisation...

Spice up your life! Regular consumption of spicy foods linked to lower risk of death

Data suggests most benefit from eating spices regularly throughout the week Eating spicy food more frequently as part of a daily diet is...

Why it’s nuts not to eat nuts…

Just half a handful of nuts a day could make a difference Eating half a handful of nuts every day could substantially lower the risk of...

chocolate is good for your health

Eating up to 100 g of any kind of chocolate daily linked to lowered heart disease and stroke risk

There may be no need to cut out chocolate to protect cardiovascular health, say researchers Eating up to 100 g of chocolate every day is...

junk food

#Diet: Sugar and carbs, not physical inactivity, behind surge in obesity

Time to bust myth that anyone— including athletes—can outrun a bad diet Excess sugar and carbs, not physical inactivity, are behind the...

Coeliac disease rate among UK children has almost tripled in past 20 years

  Better diagnosis or other factors? According to a study published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, the number of young children...

gut bacteria and brain effects

Gut Bacteria, brain and behaviour

  Professor Ted Dinan is Professor of Psychiatry and a Principal Investigator in the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC) at...

gluten free

Gluten Intolerance and Seizures

by Dr. Vikki Petersen There are many causes of seizures, some understood better than others. I want to discuss the known association...

blending

#100happyblends – Take the smoothie challenge!

To juice or to blend… that is the question!! In reality, it’s down to personal taste and maybe even health requirements. Both...

#Recipe: Moroccan Orange and Almond Cake

by Trish Messom   This recipe is courtesy of The Stuffed Olive in Bantry, Co Cork, a wonderful restaurant and coffee shop run by chef,...

acid reflux

Heartburn and acid reflux drugs can increase risk for celiac disease

by Dr. Vikki Petersen You know that all drugs have side effects. I don’t need to tell you that. But did you know that one of the most...

Dr William Davis wheat belly

Wheat Belly: Why bread is a GM monster that makes you fat!

Cardiologist exposes “healthy whole grains” for the incredibly destructive genetic monsters they’ve become Modern wheat contain forms...

potato school project

Watch what happens when this little girl compares organic and non organic potatoes

My Potato Project… This lovely little girl did her school project on potatoes. She compared non organic, organic and locally sourced...

vegan diet

What is a vegan diet?

Ever wonder what a vegan diet means? This infographic will help explain what makes up a vegan diet and how to source the right balance of...

#App: Check your BMI against world statistics

An ingenious programme on the BBC health site allows you to calculate you BMI, then compare it to the average for your country as well as...

#Recipe: A Simple Dandelion Salad

by Robin Harford A quick a delicious dandelion salad recipe you can knock up in the kitchen in less than 15 minutes. Healthy, fast food!...

vitb12

Vitamin B12 deficiency

The importance of B12 Vitamin B-12 deficiency is linked to several health issues. Anemia, depression, nerve damage, memory issues, and much...

Water, Water Everywhere: Not a Drop to Drink!

by Professor Lynn Basford   Water Reveals its story through its behaviour       (Water Centre, University of Leeds, 2011)   Water...

starbrydge milk info

Drinking a lot of milk may not be that good for you after all…

High milk intake linked with higher fractures and mortality. But yogurt, cheese and other fermented milk products may still be protective...

mediterrean diet

#Diet: How a Mediterranean Diet can heal your heart

By Kathleen Doheny Following the Mediterranean diet may help reverse a condition known as metabolic syndrome, new research suggests. The...

Stress Might Be Even More Unhealthy for the Obese

by Dennis Thompson Repeated exposure tied to escalation of inflammatory protein levels, but only in overweight people, study finds...

gluten infographic

Infant’s Early Diet Doesn’t Change Celiac Disease Risk

By Dennis Thompson Breast feeding and delaying the introduction of gluten had no effect A newborn’s risk of developing celiac...

#Recipe: Sea Aster & Monkfish

by Robin Harford Sea aster (Aster trillium) is an extraordinary estuary wild vegetable. Waitrose last year tried selling it in their...

tired

Tired? Stressed? Trouble Sleeping? Is It Adrenal Exhaustion?

by Dr. Vikki Petersen Are You Tired of Feeling Tired? You’re Not Alone! To say the symptoms such as fatigue, exhaustion,...

olive oil

6 Reasons to use Olive Oil and Olive Leaf Extract

by Justina Hurley Studies show that Olive Leaf Extract has tangible health benefits. Olive Oil as one of the main ingredients of the...

Family-based therapies can treat anorexia in teens

Parents can work with therapists to help their teenage children recover from anorexia, according to the largest randomized trial comparing...

parisian girls are thin

Why Parisians are Skinny…

by Dr. Vikki Petersen, The big question is why As a clinician and clinical nutritionist coming from America I was quickly struck by the...

VLCD

#WeightLoss: What is a Very Low Calorie (VLCD)?

The Exante Team explain what a VLCD actually is… A lot of people are attracted to VLCDs because they are known for fast weight loss....

gluten free summit

Women’s Gluten Free Health Summit

Don’t miss the Women’s Gluten Free Health Summit happening on September 8th-12th, 2014! Twenty-three health experts who lecture...

No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets

By Amy Norton Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year Big dieting names like Atkins, Ornish and...

FODMAP app

What is the low FODMAP diet?

A new smartphone app has been launched by the Department of Gastroenterology at Monash University, which provides accurate information...

gluten cycle

Tips on dealing with Gas, Bloating, and Constipation

Dr Peter Osborne of The Gluten Free Society discusses nine top ways to deal with ongoing gas, bloating and constipation. According...

thyroid and autoimmune

Do You Have Thyroid Disease? Why Your Doctor is Missing It

by Dr. Vikki Petersen This article could also be entitled: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Know About Your Thyroid and What You Can Do About It...

skin nutrition

Skin Care: Nutritional Deficiencies Linked to Skin Health

by Dr. Vikki Petersen What does your skin say about your health? A lot! We have discussed what your nails said about potential nutritional...

inflammation in the gut

5 Foods that Cause Inflammation and Pain

Inflammation Inflammation is a natural and necessary immune system response to what the body perceives as an...

esther ekhart yoga

Yoga at home – Yoga for Weight Loss

by Esther Ekhart Weight loss for Yoga Beginners This is an interesting Yoga sequence to help you become more fit and lose some weight....