It’s not a coincidence that magnesium deficiency and kidney stones share the same causes, including alcoholism, high sugar, coffee and oxalates. Deficiency in magnesium increases the risk of kidney stones. Read More
If the choice is between a New Age effect that works or sickness in the world of Dawkins, I’ll take the meaningless pill.
Another day, another homeopathic smackdown. This time it was the turn of Professor Dame Sally Davies, the Chief Medical Officer, who informed the Commons Science and Technology Committee in no uncertain terms that homeopathy was “rubbish”, that homeopaths were “peddlers” and that homeopathic pills themselves were no more effective than a placebo.Read More
16.2% of people will suffer from depression at some point in their life. Unfortunately, current medications have little effect with slow recoveries times and side-effects. Our brains use 20% of our bodies energy, despite only accounting for 2% of our body mass.Read More
We’ve been conditioned think of antioxidants as the nutrients that protect us from damage and rightly so. But now it seems that probiotics may provide better protection when it comes to stroke. Researchers have found that having an altered or compromised gut flora could be linked to stroke and symptomatic atherosclerosis. Read More
A team of researchers at the Arizona State University have found that when there are variations in the macronutrient content of our diet, the structure of the gut bacteria can change within a few days. These altered gut bacteria have been found to be involved in energy extraction and energy regulation. Read More