You may have watched the recent Horizon programme that investigated whether supplements are unnecessary or even dangerous. In fact, there's plenty of evidence to the contrary that very much supports the use of supplements. However, supplements can potentially be unsafe if you

Ethical and environmental considerations aside, I think a vegan diet can also be beneficial from a health perspective, provided you know what you're doing. However, it doesn't suit everyone and you need to be clued up so that you get

Lifestyle medicine seems to be the new buzzword, mainly due to Dr Rangnan Chattergee and his TV series and his book 'The 4 Pillar Plan'. Lifestyle Medicine is defined as: "prevention and treatment of disorders caused by lifestyle factors such as

Realistic nutrition should mean a diet of delicious and nutritious food, containing ingredients that you actually enjoy eating! Realistic nutrition is achievable nutrition. Everyone’s version of ‘realistic nutrition’ and how they achieve it will be different – some people are incredibly

(and its link to ME, Chronic Fatigue and Fibromylgia) It has been discovered that a newly identified gene predisposes 15-20% of the population to fatigue related conditions due to a heightened reaction to stress. Elaine Wilkins from The Chrysalis Effect, a pioneering

Apparently 27 million adults take supplements, so clearly many people feel they are important and effective for improving health. However, the consumption of additional nutrients in the form of supplements is often dismissed as a waste of money by doctors