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5 important ways to keep your vitamin D levels high

Before launching in to this vital topic, let’s think about why we might want to maintain optimal levels of D3, the active form of vitamin D, in our bodies. Vitamin D is involved in keeping the immune system healthy and … Continue reading

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7 Benefits of Sulforaphane

One of the main reasons that eating cruciferous vegetables is so beneficial is because of their sulforaphane content. Sulforaphane is a phytonutrient classified as one of the isothiocyanate group, which has a wide range of effects in the body. Read … Continue reading

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Is a plant-based diet cancer protective?

Cancer rates are soaring worldwide. Cancer has now overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in Canada (1). The “War on Cancer”, commenced by the Nixon administration in 1971, has been a catastrophic failure. There are many hundreds … Continue reading

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Does broccoli suppress your thyroid?

Thyroids are big news right now, and low thyroid activity seems to be an increasingly common affliction, leading to a wide range of signs from difficulty in losing weight through to hair loss. I have written this article to clear … Continue reading

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The alkaline diet – myths, benefits and the real reason it works

Look at the popular media today and you’ll notice a trend taking place amongst health seekers, frequently endorsed by actresses and supermodels – the Alkaline Diet. I was recently featured in an alkaline diet article in the Daily Mail, which … Continue reading

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Vitamin Supplements Increase Cancer Risk

This is a statement that’s going to rattle a few vitamin manufacturers I’m sure. But as usual with any statement of this type, it’s important to read what the research is really telling you. In a review of 20 years … Continue reading

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Modified tomatoes and anthocyanins

Something disturbing is happening in Norfolk. The John Innes laboratory, whose mission statement is as follows “…to generate knowledge of plants and microbes through innovative research, to train scientists for the future, to apply our knowledge to benefit agriculture, the … Continue reading

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The case for alternatives in cancer treatment

A few months ago I heard on the news about a loving mother whose young son, Neon, had been diagnosed with a brain tumour. He had surgery, which was successful, and Neon was declared cancer-free. However, the oncologists then insisted … Continue reading

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Could a tomato pill be the next big thing in health?

Headlines like this always make a scientist like me sit up and take notice. As regular readers will be aware, I am not in favour of removing or concentrating one thing from a plant and expecting it to do the … Continue reading

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