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Why are we still churning out the same outdated dogma?

Even before I read it, I had the feeling that the article would annoy me. Featured in the January issue of Platinum magazine, it was called The Bare Bones. Would they be serving up the usual outdated and inaccurate information … Continue reading

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The frightening consequences of inactivity

This article was inspired by my decision to enter another race, and planning my training schedule leading up to it. We are currently hearing that “sitting is the new smoking”. Sitting is even being classified as a “disease”, and physical … Continue reading

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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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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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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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