Coconut oil may be the biggest casualty of the bad press generated decades ago in response to a series of misunderstood animal studies. It’s a shame, as 40 per cent of coconut oil is lauric acid, which is present in breast milk, but otherwise scarce...
Dietary intake of antioxidants, particularly vitamins C and E, may lower the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, according to recent evidence.
In the midst of the ‘good’ fats vs ‘bad’ fats debate, opt to take the most sensible middle road.
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'
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