The Member's Blog
Hazel Wallace
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We know vitamins and minerals are good for us, actually they are essential for us and essential for life, but does more necessarily mean better health? In the UK, use of supplementation increased in 2015-2016, with 65% of all adults having taken some...

Ben Scott
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The thinking goes that if we are going to reduce the rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD) we need to look at the things that cause CVD, at the people who are suffering from CVD and at ways of helping to reverse CVD.  The same applies for other malad...

Rob Lawson
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This is a question I have been putting to delegates at meetings around the UK at which I have had the honour of presenting on behalf of our BSLM. The numbers contributing are small but nonetheless the outcomes strike me as being representative of the...

Robert Thomas
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The World Cancer Research Fund, Cancer Research UK and The National Institute of Health of the USA all estimate, based on the available scientific data, that about 50% of cancers could be preventable...

Garry Egger
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It’s hard these days to dine in a group without declaring your dietary orientation. You might be: a carnivore, a simple vegetarian (and who’s that basic these days?), a lacto, ovo-lacto, or pesco vegetarian, a flexitarian, or (a vanishing species), a...

Hazel Wallace
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When it comes to eating well, we not only have to consider our own health, but the health of our planet. I have to admit, I was a little hesitant to write about this topic as I am not an expert in environmental and agricultural affairs but I have don...

Garry Egger
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At face value, this seems reasonable: ‘Eat that donut and you have to walk a km to make up for it!’ But an understanding of the complexities of bio-energetics shows how far it is off the mark. Couple this with the requirements for successful health ...

Tim Smith
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Movement and fitness have become optional extras for modern humans. Most of us now spend the majority of our lives sitting for prolonged periods – at our desks, in our cars, on our sofas....

Garry Egger
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Greed: Good or bad? Gordon Gekko or St Thomas Aquinas? It should be a simple question. But is it? And what does this have to do with health?...

Vickie Morrish
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Are you eating your medicine? If not, perhaps you need a visit to The Doctor’s Kitchen. On Monday 4th Decembe...

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