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 …

Dissecting Nutrition – Zoë Harcombe

Zoë Harcombe is known for her thorough examination of nutrition research studies and journal articles. In conversation with Zoë at the 2019 CrossFit Health Conference where she was presenting (below) on the corruption plaguing current nutrition advice, she discusses a wide range of topics with Julie Foucher a Family Medicine Resident at the Cleveland Clinic. Particularly interesting is …

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 …

Ramen Noodle Soup – A Variation on Bone Broth

Often it is left-over ingredients that become the inspiration for a delicious meal and this chicken ‘noodle’ soup is one such occasion. Packet noodles were once a regular meal for me and the spicy Korean Neoguri Udon seafood flavour was a favourite. Obviously these MSG and wheat-laden packets of chemicals that have probably never seen …

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 …