Medical research can make for attention-grabbing headlines. But a recent audit of the types of medical studies making it into the media has found that lower-quality research is more likely to feature.News coverage of medical research ranks high for public interest for the potential new treatments and cures it promises. But looking past attention-grabbing headlines promoting … [Read more...] about Does the best quality medical research make the news?
Is the key to eating for good health written in our genes? Should it be our genes that dictate what we eat, rather than dietary guidelines? Welcome to the brave new world of nutrigenomics which attempts to answer these questions. Guest dietitian blogger and nutritional genomics expert Melissa Adamski outlines where science currently is at in this fascinating field and what … [Read more...] about The new world of nutrigenomics where genes dictate our diet
Food allergies and food intolerances are two very separate things, yet are easily confused. Knowing the differences between them determines how best to diagnose and treat them.A true allergy involves activation of the body's immune system and usually occurs immediately after exposure to the food causing the allergy. Only 5 per cent of people have true food allergies and … [Read more...] about Food allergies and intolerances explained