Maybe this headline grabbed you like it grabbed me earlier today. It was the heading to a missive from my friend Dr Terry Simpson, a bariatric surgeon in the US. Terry has a way of getting to the nub of a matter in a succinct and clever way that reflects his no-nonsense and ‘tell it
Food and Nutrition Basics
GUEST POST: Most of us are aware of the health problems that alcohol can cause. Not only can excessive drinking lead to major problems like liver disease, but there’s growing evidence that even moderate drinking may increase our risk of illnesses such as some cancers. It’s also pretty bad for our waistlines too! Still not
GUEST POST: The top 5 foods that patients mistake for being high in protein… Although many of the foods listed below sound like they should be high in protein, surprisingly they are not! Which ones have fooled you? Hummus. Despite being made from chickpeas, the average store bought hummus has only 1
GUEST POST: More people than ever are buying into the gluten-free trend – not necessarily because they are suffering from coeliac disease, but because it has achieved a bit of a ‘health halo’ status. Just the mention of ‘gluten-free’ on a packet seems to endow some mystical health benefit to it! There has been an explosion
Fad or full of sense? Is the rationale behind veganism as nutty as the food? Find out more about how veganism can help or hinder your weight-loss and health efforts….