Health in the Media

Romain Barrès’ team at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark found marked differences in the...
Veganuary aims to reduce the suffering of animals by inspiring and supporting people across the...
The headlines are reporting today that “Lettuce is three times worse than bacon for emissions and...

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