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Exercise may improve cognitive function in children too

There's a growing body of evidence that indicates that raised activity levels improves all sorts of brain functions in children as well as adults. read more

Added on 02.06.2014

Exercise helps keep your mind active and alert - at any age

As long as you provide the right stimulus for your brain, neurogenesis (brain cell creation) will continue pretty much as long as you are alive. read more

Added on 26.05.2014

Top 10 Damaging Nutrition Myths

There's so much misleading, bad, and downright wrong advice out there on diet - and you'll get it from the media, from our government and even from health professionals. Here's ten things you've probably been told at some point - and all of them are myths that are harming people's health. Please read, and share with as many people as you can. 

Added on 23.05.2014

Short-Term Detox Diets are, at best, ineffective

Don't detox. The principles of AD (alternative detox) make no sense from a scientific perspective and there is no clinical evidence to support them. read more

Added on 19.05.2014

Is food packaging dangerous?

These days, almost all food and drink comes packaged in metal or plastic. Does this pose any health risks? We look at the available evidence. read more

Added on 17.05.2014

Foods to be Wary of: Dairy

The data on dairy may not be all in yet, but what we know is already enough to raise concerns. Our advice would be to limit your dairy intake. read more

Added on 14.04.2014

Foods to be Wary of: Grains

The majority of people with coeliac disease or gluten intolerance don't even realise they have it. A look at gluten, gliadin and the possible dangers. read more

Added on 07.04.2014

Eating protein as bad as smoking? Er, I don't think so!

You have probably seen the recent attention-grabbing nonsense in the media about the dangers of eating red meat. Once again, it's debunking time! read more

Added on 03.04.2014

Taking Control of Your Food Choices: part 4 of 4

There are practical simple solutions to all the problems modern life and the modern diet throws at us: diet, exercise, sleep and stress management. read more

Added on 17.03.2014

Taking Control of Your Food Choices: part 3 of 4

The science behind overeating - a twist of fate that sees the modern environment and modern diet working against mechanisms that helped our ancestors. read more

Added on 24.02.2014
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