By Michael Joseph, MSc This excellent report by Michael Joseph provides a wealth of information on hyperinsulinaemia/insulin resistance, which is crucial to understanding how and why most common chronic diseases develop. I am...Read More
The full title of this book by Dr James DINicolantonio is “The Salt Fix: Why the Experts Got it All Wrong and How Eating More Might Save Your Life”, which has just been published (1). I have been convinced for some time that the...Read More
There is no doubt that a low Vitamin D status is associated with a range of diseases and conditions of ill-health. If it can be confirmed that an inadequate intake of Vitamin D is a contributory factor then it follows that...Read More
If I am asked “What is the first step to take to improve the nutritional quality of my diet?” my answer is that you should reduce sugar intake as much as possible. But this may prove to be very difficult. Lots of sugar First of...Read More
Diabetes just about epitomises everything that is wrong with our public health systems. Essentially it is a modern day scourge. People with diabetes have an increased risk of developing many other diseases, including heart...Read More
“The Ketogenic Kitchen” is a book, which has been published recently (1). It is jointly written by Domini Kemp and Patricia Daly. Both of them have overcome cancer successfully. Making changes to their diet has played a crucial...Read More
More money is not the answer The amount of money which is being demanded for the provision of health care continues to grow. Here in the UK the various political parties compete with each other to increase expenditure on health...Read More
There is growing awareness that coconut oil has a number of attributes which make it a very valuable nutrient. The contents of the individual fatty acids present in coconut oil are shown in Table 1. Table 1. Typical Composition...Read More
I have just discovered a fascinating paper which describes the results of gathering and collating information from self-reported accounts of adverse reactions to statins (1). It has been published on the internet by the Journal...Read More
On return from holiday, you open the front door and discover that there is water all over the place. Obviously there has been a leak somewhere and the house is flooded. As soon as you get over the shock, you call a plumber. Just...Read More
In part 1, I described how there is a real scope for reducing the expenditure on drugs and many medical procedures which make little contribution to improving health and very often do more harm than good. In this blog the...Read More
When will the politicians face up to the fact that pouring more and more resources into the NHS will not solve our current health issues? The fundamental problem is that standards of public health are deteriorating while costs...Read More
- Spin and bias in reporting trials to determine safety and efficacy of newly developed pharmaceuticals.
about 15 mins ago
- US Dietary Goals have been fundamentally flawed from the beginning. Now we know why!
about 35 mins ago
- New developments in healthcare present patients with opportunities to take much more personal control.
about 55 mins ago
- Huge amounts of cash wasted on drugs which fail to deliver.
about 1 hour ago
- How many more have to testify that the conventional approach to T2D does not work for the authorities to listen?
about 2 hours ago