A nurse’s letter in the BMJ reveals the incompetence of our ‘wonderful’ NHS as they fail to address her own health issues again… and again.
Juicy Diet News (Garlic, Mushrooms, Cheese, Broccoli, Oily fish…) & Chewy Medical News (Aluminium and autism, Screen-time and mental health, Baldness and heart disease, Big Sugar cancer cover up…)
I was unable to attend the first two events in this the 2017 season of West Sussex History of Medicine Society, so forgive me for
Even if they tell you “everything was normal” insist on having a copy. Here’s why your health may depend on it…
Trying to cut down your carbs, but can’t live without chips and mash? Here are three hacks that make life after potatoes worth living again.
With the clocks going back the media focused on the health effects of disrupted sleep. Plus the month’s best nutrition news: bone broth; low carb; vegan; gluten-free; vitamin; organic…
Many people neglect seafood, yet research shows health benefits from eating it at least twice per week. Here are some facts to help you choose wisely.
Obituary for an extraordinary colleague and friend: Priscilla Noble Mathews
A neat balancing act of wit and wisdom from this month’s news outlets: alcohol and diet; good fats bad fats; low carb and zero carb; and Mayo Clinic scientists can’t see what’s in front of their face (s).
A quick link to useful map of grass-fed meat suppliers in the UK.
Here is an excerpt from a BBC World Service programme The Food Chain, in which farmer Tom Morrison explains his approach to grass fed beef production.
When it comes to giving up grains or going low-carb some habits die hard. Here’s how you can have your muesli and eat it.
I rarely listen to the BBC any more, as they have revealed such poor judgement, bias and willingness to engage in indoctrination, mostly by sleight of hand, that I want nothing to do with them. However…
Goat’s cream is back in the supermarkets. If you can’t eat cows products, this is a great product.
Low fat diet ‘could kill you’; NHS no longer uses post-it notes to arrange life-saving heart transplants – Yes, it’s silly season, but we find some gems among the dross.
Influential celebrity promotion is fuelling a rise in vegan diets, but can this ideologically driven movement really be healthy? Above: Keeping up with the Kardashians
Starting a meal with bitter and sour foods will stimulate digestive juices, improve appetite and reduce over-eating. Here are some delicious ideas to try.
Whether you grow your own ingredients or not (we did), this is a must-try summer dish: a vibrant, garlicky stew of mediterranean vegetables dripping with extra virgin olive oil.
Let food be thy medicine; Grow your own microbiome; Cod: back on the menu, then off again; Bog butter – it’s a thing; Bring back the bear, wolf and lynx. or not; Plus a bit o’ bitter news.
Cocktail bitters started out as Victorian patent medicines, yet their health credentials are being confirmed as researchers discover that bitter taste receptors affect cells throughout the body.
Love a social drink but want to avoid soft drinks and alcohol? Here’s a tip for a fantastic drink you can order in most pubs, mix at home or take to a BBQ. Brilliant for kids too.
Mistrust of medical research; Diet and Bowel cancer; Infant growth; Sleep health; Sunscreen problems; Coffee and the liver; Fungi in the home
A second big study finds no all-cause mortality benefit of vegetarian diets, among the general population.
A new study gets me considering the role of diet and uric acid in Parkinson’s disease. Yet again full fat dairy comes out on top.
Cancer & sugar; Bone broth for skin; Tree nuts, not peanuts; Cinnamon for fat reduction; Pasta sales down; Cheese is good; More protein for elderly; Cauliflower recipes
Fake news; alternative facts; plus a dose of healthy skepticism. We take a look behind the recent gluten headlines.
This lovingly restored victorian shop located in Hasting Old Town surprised and delighted us. Come poke around inside with us…
Last year a film was made about some of the troublesome issues around vaccination that most people are not aware of, and the film is
Great British Beef Week; Ketogenic diet in diabetes; Low fat foods cause weight gain; Sat fat spat; The perfect cuppa; Health benefits of cheese
A simple but classic dish making use of some of those ‘odd bits’ that make nose to tail eating so easy.