Nutrition News

New Reserach demonstrating sugar rich carbohydrates were associated with depressive disorders

Of our many modern diseases, one of the biggest burdens on society is depression according to the World Health Organization. And what we eat may be contributing, finds a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition [1]. James E. Gangwisch, PhD, assistant professor at Columbia University in the department of psychiatry, wanted […]

Fizzy Drink labelling to change?

Nutritional therapists are well aware that sugary drinks hold a host of dangers for the consumer.  It is reassuring that this is now being acknowledged on a wider scale with San Francisco tightening up with warnings on their labelling.  The labels are to read: WARNING: Drinking beverages with added sugar(s) contributes to obesity, diabetes, and […]

Protein- The New Killer?

Reproduced by Caroline Peyton from an article published online by Alliance for Natural Health 12 March 2014 The mainstream media has been awash with headlines along the lines of “Eating protein may be as bad as smoking”.  As we know protein is essential to human life and that smoking is the number one cause of […]

An unhealthy rainbow of Colours?

An unhealthy rainbow of colours The ‘healthy’ rainbow of coloured fruits and vegetables practitioners frequently recommend to their clients could be the most unhealthy option they could choose. Virtually all members of the plant family contain salicylates; these include fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices. It would be unfortunate for anyone to have such a sensitivity […]

Prostate Cancer Increases Plasma Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

Reproduced from Biocare Article 12 July 2013  Inflammatory markers such as C-reactive protein have been associated with prostate cancer[1] and activating delta-5-desaturase and delta-6-desaturase [2] that stimulate omega-3 metabolism. This is a protective mechanism to combat associated inflammation, resulting in increased plasma levels of EPA and DHA. The title and hypothesis above is unsubstantiated, and […]