• Is Earthing Healthy Nonsense?

    On the surface, earthing sounds like hippy mumbo-jumbo and vague pseudo-science nonsense – ‘touching the ground to neutralise the positive charge our body gets from our daily lives‘ – what does that really mean? I was sceptical at first, but after researching it, it does seem like there might...
  • My thoughts on E-cigarettes (revisited)

    Following last weeks health news there was quite a lot of up-roar on Twitter about the possible regulation of e-cigarettes, and there seemed to be some confusion over my stand point on them. So to clear it up my views are (I’ll explain them in greater detail further down...
  • Damn you… genetics?

    Is obesity caused by genetics? The Western World is in an obesity epidemic, there is no doubt about it. This is despite an ever increasing amount of money being spent by governments to fund healthy eating campaigns – and these are big campaigns. With the increasing awareness about health,...
  • How Much Does Basic Nutrition Cost?

    With the rising food prices and stunted wage rises, it has become a regular claim by many that a healthy diet is just too expensive. This is highlighted regularly in the news, where it is often claimed that “basic nutrition is too expensive for many”. However, I am concerned that...
  • How Much Water Should I Drink, and Why?

    Water is often overlooked when it comes to nutrition, either because people assume keeping hydrated is a given, or because water doesn’t contain any nutrients per se. Yet water is one of the most important part of your diet, and this article will investigate how much water we should...
  • Can lemons really help with weight loss?

    Recently I have seen/ heard quite a lot of websites/ people saying that lemons can help with weight loss, particularly if you squeeze a lemon into some water and have it as a drink with breakfast. My initial gut feeling is that this doesn’t make sense, and sounds to...
  • Can Chlorophyll oxygenate blood?

    You will find a load of health nuts advocating eating dark leafy greens such as spinach, chlorella or wheatgrass because they contain such a high amount of chlorophyll. They suggest it is great for health because it is meant to be able to oxygenate the blood. Here is a...
  • Health Effects of Fluoride

    Fluoride is found in incredibly small quantities in our diet, but is also added to toothpaste, and in some countries such as the USA and Australia it is commonly added to the water supply. Currently in the UK a number of water supplies have fluoride added to them, and...
  • The Cookie Diet by ‘Weight to go’ – Overview & Analysis

    The cookie diet is back! I first heard about this about 5 years ago, and thought it had died out as all fad diets do, but it looks like I was wrong. A company called ‘Weight to go’ has created a cookie diet with a brand new cookie! So,...

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