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 […]

Diabetes – Can it be reversed?

HONEY-TASTING URINE?

Jun 13, 2016

This Diabetes Week, Mary Farmer, our nutrition expert and former NHS dietitian, takes a look at diabetes, the public health problem that affects more people than cancer and dementia combined, […]

Managing IBD by Jenna Farmer

Gut Feelings!

Our resident nutrition expert, Mary Farmer, reviews Managing IBD and The Clever Gut Diet; books which explore the problems – and solutions – of dysfunctional guts. Managing IBD Author: Jenna […]

Iron deficiency anaemia

ANY OLD IRON?

In this nutrition blog, former NHS dietitian Mary Farmer, explains what you need to know about iron deficiency and anaemia. Iron deficiency anaemia – gender inequality Recently, my husband’s good […]

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 […]