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
In the light of the excellent paper by Zoe Harcombe and her team which demonstrated conclusively that there was no reliable evidence on which to base the official dietary guidelines when first devised in the USA and in the UK,...Read More
William Banting was a London undertaker during the 19th century who in his later years suffered from obesity. Having tried various strategies he was advised to consume a diet which was low in sugar and other saccharine foods,...Read More
- Reduce the carbs if you wish to improve health and lose weight. Now Harvard gets the message.
about 33 mins ago
- The stories of how
@PatriciaDaly_ and @DominiKemp both recovered from cancers by using a ketogenic diet.
about 54 mins ago
- Dr John Briffa @drbriffa: patient successfully treats T2D with low carb diet. Consultant not impressed.
about 1 hour ago
- Does it make sense to devise a policy on statins for women based predominantly on studies with men?
about 2 hours ago
- #LCHF success with T2D. Thanks to David Unwin
@lowcarbGP, Trudi Deakin@XPERTHealth and Marika Sboros
about 2 hours ago