Got inflammation? I explain what exactly inflammation is, what causes it and importantly: what role diet and lifestyle habits play in treating inflammation.
Telomeres are the protective cap at the end of DNA which protects our chromosomes. The length of telomeres shortens with age which raises the intriguing possibility that telomere length forms a key part of the ageing process. Now scientists are looking into how much diet can influence telomere length. Telomeres are one of today’s hottest […]
The Paleo diet is today’s hottest dietary trend. It’s all about eating primal to mirror our cavemen ancestors as a way to optimal health. Like any popular fad, there is both truth and fiction to the claims made about the diet, but amongst all the noise, there could be some merit in trying the Paleo […]
Diabetes is a major public health problem. Each day, 280 Australians will be diagnosed with diabetes with the total number of people in this country with either diabetes or a condition of pre-diabetes standing now at a staggering 3.2 million. Type 2 diabetes is by far the most common form of diabetes and is leading […]
You may have seen some recent press around a book (‘Grain Brain’) written by a US neurologist with the claim that eating grains (and most carbohydrate foods in general) are a major culprit in causing dementia, depression, ADHD and headaches. What the book boils down to is yet another variation of a high-fat, low-carbohydrate, gluten-free, […]