When the dietary guidelines were first introduced about 40 years, one of the key recommendations was the population intake of sodium should be reduced. Effectively sodium was identified as a “baddy” and that efforts should be...Read More
Tag: Government Recommendations
Although nutrition science has been responsible for some remarkable progress in human health, there is widespread agreement that everything in the garden is not rosy. In particular, there have been some spectacular failures,...Read More
Chilcot: a devastating critique of government in the UK The report of the Inquiry conducted by Sir John Chilcot is a devastating condemnation of the Blair government’s decision to participate in the invasion of Iraq in March...Read More
In this blog, I will highlight the views and experience of those who have succeeded in coping effectively with their condition. Invariably this has been achieved by reducing consumption of sugar and carbohydrates and replacing...Read More
This letter was sent to my MP just before Christmas. Hello Julian, One of my followers, Ian Day, has just posted this comment on my blog: “I was diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes in 2,000 at age 61. I was advised to eat the NHS...Read More
My dear Jeremy, As you know it is imperative that we eliminate the financial deficit and that one key element of our strategy it to ensure that that we use public money as efficiently as possible. Since the election the Treasury...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
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
A paper entitled: “Evidence from randomised controlled trials did not support the introduction of dietary fat guidelines in 1977 and 1983: a systematic review and meta-analysis” by Zoe Harcombe and colleagues has been picked up...Read More
In an article in the Yorkshire Post (1) the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has released guidance which advocates that Vitamin D supplements should be given out free to people who are at risk of a...Read More
We have now reached a position where it is absolutely obvious that the conventional recommendations on Healthy Eating which advise reducing saturated fat (SFA) and increasing complex carbohydrates are fundamentally wrong! In...Read More
- Spin and bias in reporting trials to determine safety and efficacy of newly developed pharmaceuticals.
about 14 mins ago
- US Dietary Goals have been fundamentally flawed from the beginning. Now we know why!
about 34 mins ago
- New developments in healthcare present patients with opportunities to take much more personal control.
about 54 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