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 …

Avoiding Big Pharma, Becoming a Micro Farmer

Microgreens can be a delicious, nutritious, organic and fresh addition to a healthy diet, especially in the winter months. Studies assessing microgreens found they certainly pack a punch when it comes to nutritional content. Microgreens possess significantly higher nutrient densities than mature plants; some are six times higher in vitamin C concentration than mature vegetables and …

Statin Wars – Have We Been Misled by the Evidence?

When drug companies begin producing grape flavoured statins for children and some experts suggesting that burger outlets should offer statins as “condiments” to counter the negative effects of a fast food meal. Some even debating whether statins should be added to the water supply, shouldn’t we be asking why? Dr Maryanne Demasi says “Follow the …