Health in the Media

The seven reasons to go vegan cover health (very timely in the week that the World Health...
In the original paper, journalist and author Nina Teicholz wrote that the results of an...
The World Health Organisation announced this week that eating just 50 grams of processed meat (less...

Health features

In October 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that processed meat products cause cancer and were classified as Group 1 carcinogens – substances causing cancer to humans. Red meat was... more
A healthy vegan diet is based on fruit and vegetables, wholegrains, pulses (lentils, beans, soya, chickpeas), nuts and seeds (with the obligate addition of vitamin B12 supplement). There are endless... more
I am a Registered Dietitian who also happens to be a vegan.  As my professional interest is in the dietary treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) using the Low FODMAP diet I decided to... more
“Welcome Juliet, please have a seat”. Professor Mustafa Djamgoz proffers a chair in what appears to be a storage room packed floor to ceiling with boxes, papers and books. I jokingly asked if it was... more
Coconut oil is everywhere these days; used as a butter substitute, in baking, smoothies and in beauty treatments for moisturising skin and hair and improving oral health via oil pulling (a folk... more
Never mind the text books, what does rheumatoid arthritis really feel like? I found out through the Healing Well arthritis forum: 
“I feel like I've been run over by a cement roller on my ‘... more

It's a curiosity of British social etiquette that if you burp you say pardon, but if you fart, you say nothing and walk away... probably in the hope that no one has noticed! We never seem to... more