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Persistent Obesity and the Health Consequences

Featured Article – Persistent Obesity and the Health Consequences We are all made aware that being overweight is bad for us, but what exactly do they mean by ‘bad?’ Here we will look at what the ramifications for chronic obesity actually are. It’s the time of year where we tend to switch off from our diets […]Continue reading

Gut Bacteria and Obesity is There a Link

Gut Bacteria and Obesity, digestion and the microbiome – Feature Article  Gut Bacteria and Obesity is there a link? To answer this question we need to look at the microbiome and the science behind it. The UK is becoming more and more overweight. As of late 2017, 29% of the adult population were classified as […]Continue reading

Low Testosterone can be Caused by Overtraining

Exploring New and Old Health News Today – Low Testosterone and Overtraining Introduction Low testosterone can caused by overtraining and decreases male sperm count. All too often the consultants from this company are approached by male personal trainers and bodybuilders that our in their right our athletes. We’re told the that they feel like their […]Continue reading

Confused About Calories? Let’s be Clear Once & For All

Confused about Calories? If it fits your macros, all calories are created equal and protein vs. carbohydrate diets it’s no wonder people are confused about calories! This article sets out to help explain the difference in calories in the different macronutrients. Otterburn (1994) shown the caloric availability IN HUMANS of fats from coconut and corn oils to […]Continue reading

The MMR Vaccination Scare and the Science

The MMR Vaccination are you worried about this vaccine? Read on to get an account of the actual science.  Introduction The MMR Vaccination has stirred up a debate since the Andrew Wakefield scare in 1998. With the news of the decline in MMR vaccinations hitting the media outlets today, we examine how it is that […]Continue reading

To Gluten or Not to Gluten Part Two

A different take on gluten containing foods and health – Why we need Gluten! Beyond the effects of gluten on personal health, there is more to consider. We live in a world, which is already overpopulated and by the year 2050 the world faces two billion more humans to feed. Agriculture was the cause of the […]Continue reading

To Gluten or Not to Gluten Part One

The many different reactions to gluten  A significant amount of attention has been given to Gluten by the health, fitness, and nutrition industries. Some professionals from these industries state wheat can be eaten if celiac disease (CD) is not present, and others suggest Gluten must be avoided even if one does not have CD. When reviewing […]Continue reading

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Testing May Help

Irritable Bowel Syndrome can the right test help manage IBS symptoms? Introduction  Irritable Bowell Syndrome (IBS) is a significant healthcare burden, irrespective of setting or geography, affecting around 11% of the population globally. Patients with IBS experience abdominal pain and altered bowel habits, with predominantly diarrhoea (IBS-D), constipation (IBS-C), or both (IBS-M). The Science Food […]Continue reading