You have a second brain in your gut, which commands a great deal of control over your mental health and wellbeing. Even bacterial activity in the gut can lead to anxiety and depression.
Many health claims are made for the coconut, but is there any evidence to back up these claims? There certainly is. This highly nutritious food is deserving of its reputation.
Scientists now refer to Alzheimer's as type 3 diabetes, because there is a strong link between dementia and blood sugar disorders. That link is insulin, and the solution could be the ketogenic diet.
The National Institute for Care and Health (NICE) has just issued guidelines on sun exposure - and tell us there is no safe limit. We must use sun lotion - and at the same time get vitamin D. But how?
Cholesterol is an essential component of the brain, where it protects from damage. Statins remove cholesterol from the brain. With dementia on the rise, is it time to rethink our attitude to statins?
Chia seeds are considered to be a superfood, and many health claims are made - for weight loss, heart, digestion. But in reality they don't taste very good, are poorly digested and have no effect.