One of the key reasons I have launched my website and started this blog is to open a channel for clear, concise information that can positively impact the lives of as many people as possible. Read more… Film that cuts through the epidemic of misinformation on diet and health
About this project: World renowned British Cardiologist Dr. Aseem Malhotra joins Donal O’Neill (Cereal Killers) on a fascinating quest to uncover, interpret and translate the misunderstood secrets of Mediterranean longevity and heart health, from the place where it all began. Make your pledge by clicking on this text!
It’s the slippery argument that’s divided researchers for decades – is butter or margarine better for our health? But just when we thought we had the answer – that saturated fats like those found in butter aren’t bad for us as previously thought – another study comes along to suggest the opposite. Here we try to unpick the debate.
Major US research suggests a fizzy drink a day is enough to raise the risk of heart attacks by one third, while significantly raising the chance of type two diabetes and stroke.
The majority of hospitals have made no plans to factor in Jeremy Hunt’s major changes to the NHS which will see seven day care and huge changes to Junior Doctor conditions.
Made the top ten list of 1 000 Most Influential for 2014 in the London Evening Standard’s Super Smart Set, as well as their list of 1 000 Power List for 2015
Aseem Malhotra, Science Director, Action on Sugar.
In an editorial, a group of doctors call for “shared decision making” with patients about whether or not to take statins.
Read more… ‘Patients views should be put first when it comes to statins’
NHS is ‘wasting millions on pointless ops for heart attacks and strokes’ – and should instead tell people to quit smoking and lose weight
- Too many invasive ops, not proven to actually save lives, are being done
- Overall, unnecessary treatments cost the NHS at least £2.4 billion a year
- Cardiologists say the focus should be on prevention rather than cure
- Public must be encouraged to diet, exercise and quit smoking, they say
Obsession with calorie counting is FUELLING the obesity crisis: Key to staying healthy is adopting a high-fat Mediterranean diet
- Experts have accused the slimming industry of exaggerating dietary myths
- Limiting amount we eat and not focusing on quality doesn’t help, they say
- We should also lose our fear of fats – some of which can be good for us Read more… Obsession with calorie counting is FUELLING the obesity crisis: Key to staying healthy is adopting a high-fat Mediterranean diet