The Western diet contains an average of 16.6 mmol/day of sulphate compared with the 2.7 mmol/day consumed by the average rural African. Animal studies have shown that high levels of sulphated polysaccharides
It’s a myth that cholesterol causes clogged arteries and heart disease. The truth is, no one knows exactly what the connection is between fat, cholesterol and heart disease, but there’s ample evidence that the public is misinformed.
My granddaughter has been on a wheat- and cow’s milk-free diet since preconception. No one in our extended families (both parents) can cope with cow milk, apart from my daughter, who was dyslexic. My granddaughter never showed the usual signs of...
You claim to have discovered a diet that really works. Well, I’ve also made a discovery: all diets work. I have not tried a diet that did not cause some weight loss, just as I have never discovered one that kept it off - except, that is, till my...
For ‘processed’, read ‘adulterated'
TRANS FATTY ACIDS: The hidden killers in our food
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P.T. Barnum would have been proud. The giant conglomerates that process soy have managed to transform a bit of Frankenstein manufacturing into the very epitome of natural and traditional - and, most recently, into a preventative of some of the...
The Popeye effectJust as most of the risk factors for AMD parallel those of heart disease, most of the best alternative measures to keep the heart healthy can also maintain eye health.
Exposure to bright light is, according to convention, an important risk factor for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and those at risk are advised to reduce their exposure to light wherever possible.