Gluten-free and clean eating

WHAT A STICKY MESS!

Gluten-free; dairy-free; meat-free – clean eating: when did a balanced diet become dirty? Mary Farmer, our nutrition expert, looks at the latest food fad Healthy eating and the value of […]

Sugar – by any other name

A BITTER SUGAR PILL

Our resident nutrition guru, Mary Farmer, explains the risks of excessive sugar consumption   It is often said, “What comes around goes around”.   The late Professor John Yudkin must […]

Saturated fat and cholesterol

CHOLESTEROL: FRIEND OR FOE?

Mary Farmer’s article focuses on cholesterol: demonised for decades as a cause of heart attacks and strokes, now scientific research is suggesting a very much less clear relationship between high […]

U-turn on Dietary advice

AN UNEXPECTED U-TURN

Mary Farmer’s latest piece looks at the reasons behind the complete about-turn on dietary advice, which has seen health and nutrition experts backpedalling on the guidance they have been giving […]

vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin

DON’T SHUN THE SUN!

The second part of Mary Farmer’s article about vitamin D looks at the pandemic of immune system disease, and the risk of deficiency that varies according to the season when […]