Professor Tim Spector in Conversation with Dr Steven Gundry

Tim Spector, expert in gut health, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at King’s College London and author of  Spoon-Fed: Why almost everything we’ve been told about food is wrong joins Dr Steven Gundry to discuss the following: The reason most diets fail, A "hunter gatherer secret" for better gut health, Why breakfast might actually be hurting your health, Why …

“Diary of A Diabetic Kid” – The story behind “Gabriel’s Diabetic Kitchen”

We have probably all heard the rather patronising expression "It's so simple even a child could understand it", when comes to understanding more about nutrition than governments and health 'experts', twelve year old Gabriel Van Wesemael has certainly proven this. In 2015 he was diagnosed as a Type 1 Diabetic which changed his life for …

Counting On Sheep

In an earlier article I discussed my findings around the topic of vitamin D and the ongoing debate whether a deficiency in this pre-hormone results in worse outcomes from respiratory infections. I was surprised at the time of discovering the vast amount of information out there on vitamin D that mainstream media hadn't really covered …

Study Suggests Potential Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Ketone Bodies Via Effects on Gut Microbial Ecosystems

Research published May 2020 by University of California San Francisco Findings suggest that the effects of ketogenic/low carb diets on the microbiome are not just about the diet itself, but how the diet alters the body’s metabolism, which then has downstream effects on the microbiome. Researchers found that the mere presence of added ketones was …

Omega-6 vegetable oils as a driver of coronary heart disease: the oxidized linoleic acid hypothesis

Published online 26th September 2018 BMJ Open Heart https://openheart.bmj.com/content/5/2/e000898 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6196963/ Numerous lines of evidence show that the omega-6 polyunsaturated fat linoleic acid promotes oxidative stress, oxidised LDL cholesterol, chronic low-grade inflammation and atherosclerosis, and is likely a major dietary culprit for causing heart disease, especially when consumed in the form of industrial seed oils commonly …

Reversing Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Through Low-Carb Nutrition – Dr. Terry Wahls

After three years of a low-carb/ketogenic diet to reverse type 2 diabetes, I am constantly amazed by emerging news of many other incredible stories of its effects on other conditions, one of which is highlighted here with the miraculous story of Dr Terry Wahls, a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College …

Saturated Fats and Health: A Reassessment and Proposal for Food-based Recommendations

The recommendation to limit dietary saturated fatty acid (SFA) intake has persisted despite mounting evidence to the contrary. Most recent meta-analyses of randomized trials and observational studies found no beneficial effects of reducing SFA intake on cardiovascular disease (CVD) and total mortality, and instead found protective effects against stroke. Although SFAs increase low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol, …