The French Paradox

“They [the French] are annoyingly thin. If you go to France and see an obese person, it’s probably an American on vacation” Dr David Diamond- Demonisation and Deception in Cholesterol Research The French Paradox, a term coined in the 1980’s began the quest to answer the enigma that French people, despite consuming more wine per capita …

Public Health England’s advice is a recipe for diabesity – Zoë Harcombe Ph.D

Last month (February 2019) Ivor Cummins posted a video recording of Zoë Harcombe’s  address to the UK Parliament in the House of Commons on the bad science behind the Food Guidelines. She explains how the Dietary Guidelines set in the USA in 1977... ...and in the UK in 1983 have resulted in the demonization of dietary …

The Food Pyramid – A Lesson From Ancient Egypt

The Egyptian diet was primarily carbohydrate rich, coming from bread, fruits, vegetables and honey. Occasionally they would eat fish, waterfowl and red meat, a diet that every doctor would have us eat today to avoid obesity, heart disease. and diabetes. Ancient Egyptians idealized images of themselves in their tomb paintings but in reality their statues …

Bone Broth

Broth made from bones of chicken, fish, pork and beef play a role in all traditional cuisines. Today we buy individual fillets and boneless chicken breasts, or grab fast food on the run, and broth has disappeared from the Western tradition. Broth contains minerals in a form the body can absorb easily, not just calcium …

What’s The Beef?

Nina Teicholz, the New York Times bestselling investigative science journalist, has played a major role in challenging conventional wisdom on dietary fat. Her groundbreaking book, 'The Big Fat Surprise', looks at whether we have been wrong to assume that fat, causes disease. She has been published in the New York Times, the New Yorker, the British …