Tag Archives: dairy products

Let’s hear it for nut milks!

Have you seen the trends? Chiller cabinets in the supermarkets lined with milk alternatives, not just the ubiquitous (and not very good for you) soya milk, but also almond and coconut milks, plus the “new kids on the block” cashew, … 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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Should we eat dairy products to promote bone health?

Food is medicine. It can either help us in our quest for optimal health, or massively detract from it. I therefore listen carefully, with interest, to anyone in the media who makes recommendations about what to eat to prevent, or … Continue reading

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Calcium supplements – useless or harmful?

I’ve long been concerned about people taking isolated calcium supplements, purely in the hope that by doing so, they will reduce the likelihood of fractures later in life. My fears now seem to have been confirmed by recent research that … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Bone Lover

In my latest book, Love Your Bones, I put forward a “day in the life of a bone lover” – a daily routine that maximises bone health and can be followed by anyone wanting to introduce all the essential factors … Continue reading

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