Are you tired and worn out all the time? Are you always feeling tense and anxious? Do you crave salty foods? Then you could have adrenal fatigue. Well, that is to say, you could have it if it were recognised as a legitimate medical condition. In this post, I’ll explain what your adrenal glands do, look closer at the alternative health diagnosis of ‘adrenal fatigue’ and compare … [Read more...] about Is adrenal fatigue a thing?
Of all the claims made about ketogenic diets, it is ‘curing cancer’ that is the standout and most emotive one. In this blog post, I look at the evidence behind that claim.Thanks to earlier detection and much better treatment options, cancer today is more survivable than ever before. But we are still a long way from curing cancer across the board for all types of cancer … [Read more...] about Can keto cure cancer?
The Internet is awash with all sorts of dietary advice for how a person with hypothyroidism should eat. In this blog post, I’ll explore the claims made about diet and hypothyroidism and see what diet changes, if any, someone with this condition should look at making.Our thyroid gland plays a key role in metabolism, growth and development. The thyroid gland secretes … [Read more...] about Hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease: what role for diet?
Inflammation is today getting top billing as the latest health concern you should be worrying about. From avoiding so-called ‘inflammatory foods’ to eating more ‘anti-inflammatory foods’ to treat and even cure inflammation, is there no disease that cannot be explained by our understanding of inflammation?Far from something scary, inflammation is a natural process that helps … [Read more...] about Inflammation: the good, the bad and the ugly
Collagen supplements are big business. And is it any wonder when they are touted as the solution for ever youthful and glowing skin. With plenty of A-list celebrities singing its praises, it is no wonder collagen is having its moment in the spotlight. And a look at Google Trends shows search interest in collagen supplements really took off at the start of 2019 and it is showing … [Read more...] about Are collagen supplements legit or just Insta influencer fairy dust?
Cow’s milk is under siege from the alt-milks of soy, oat, almond, coconut, rice and many others. In this post, I’ll take a look at how these challenger milks stack up against cow’s milk.Gone are the days when cow’s milk was the only choice at the supermarket. There has been an explosion in recent years of plant-based non-dairy alternative milks. Be it the traditional soy … [Read more...] about How do the plant-based milks compare?