Diabetes & Halitosis – Study Suggests That Mouthwash May Not Be The Answer

According to Diabetes.co.uk  diabetes can make people more susceptible to halitosis. In people with diabetes, high blood sugar levels increase glucose levels in saliva providing food for bacteria in the mouth. But according to a recent study, those turning to mouth rinses to combat bad breath such as those containing Chlorhexidine, may be unwittingly increasing their blood …

Vitamania – The Sense & Nonsense Of Vitamins

Vitamania takes us on an investigation of vitamin science and history, asking whether we should be taking vitamin supplements, or not? These questions are investigated by scientist Dr Derek Muller in a documentary made by Emmy Award-winning Australian filmmakers, Genepool Productions. Some countries have already televised this but currently it is only available to rent …

A Brief History of (Body) Fat & Why We Hate It

“There’s no analogy in the natural world for what we’ve done to ourselves, we’re in unchartered territory” So much information is concisely packed into this documentary it leaves the viewer gagging for more, like a carb addict on a bowl of popcorn. Evolutionary biologist Daniel Lieberman of Harvard University gives his views on positive and …

To The Low Carb Naysayers – Fat Is Not The Problem

I was asked recently how I managed to lose so much weight and reverse diabetes, but during my enthusiastic explanation of the LCHF diet I was interrupted with the usual question "But all that fat will put your cholesterol through the roof!, you obviously need to take statins?" My response of "No, its actually carbohydrates …