The Med Diet experience

The Med Diet experience

 I used to have a streetlight outside my bedroom window; now I have a palm tree.After ten years reading and reporting on research into food, one thing stood out: nothing beats the Mediterranean Diet. Yet while so much has been written about it, and many of us do our...
What don’t you eat?

What don’t you eat?

The last few months have seen many more studies and media reports on the increasing evidence of the health problems associated with diets too dominated by processed and highly processed food. Indeed, it has now been stated that in many countries poor diet now causes...
Type 2 diabetes risk – more proof diet is key

Type 2 diabetes risk – more proof diet is key

  In the UK forward thinking doctors such as Dr David Unwin have been winning recognition for advocating diet change and lifestyle choices over drugs to combat type 2 diabetes (T2D). Now findings from the Singapore Chinese Health Study have also shown a...
How much sleep is good for heart health?

How much sleep is good for heart health?

 Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the world’s number 1 killer, being responsible for some 31% of global deaths, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Tobacco, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and the harmful use of alcohol are the biggest triggers for...
How to achieve sustainable weight loss

How to achieve sustainable weight loss

 It’s no surprise that January sees many of us keen to shed extra weight we put on during a food-filled festive season. Any calorie-controlled diet will help us lose weight; the question is whether the weight will stay off, and whether we can achieve both a healthier...

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