Month: August 2015

Listen to your gut: is gut bacteria influencing your mood and behaviour?

Gut bacteria produce vitamins and play a critical role in digestion. The presence or absence of certain bacterium has been linked to obesity, inflammatory bowel disease and the side effects of prescription drugs. Now attention is turning to how bacteria could possibly affect our brains. Everyone is familiar with the phrases “listen to your gut”…
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Cows milk – its just for cows!

The advertising slogan is “dairy good.” But is dairy really good for us? I’d argue that for many people, the answer is no. Generally speaking, I believe that cow’s milk is the ideal food for baby cows, and is rather less than ideal for humans. Many of my clients love dairy foods and I regularly…
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