17 May

Magical Microbes – How to Feed Your Gut

The microbes that inhabit our intestine can keep us healthy – by looking after our gut microbes they will look after you. We can improve our gut microbiome in several ways. Probiotics – these are the live microorganisms of beneficial bacteria and yeast that help to balance our gut microbiome.  Probiotic rich foods include yoghurt, […]

2 June

Food for thought – the Mediterranean diet and your brain

A recent review of the results of studies involving more than 2 million people worldwide showed that people following a Mediterranean diet had a 13 percent lower risk of death from Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Interestingly another review has shown that the risk of developing Alzheimer’s was almost 50 percent lower among people who […]

24 April

Welcome to my new website!

In this blog I hope to bring you some of my thoughts on the latest in nutrition research as it happens and to talk about what is new and exciting in our ever-changing knowledge about food and how it affects our health. Recently I have been talking to people about the Mediterranean diet and how […]