Nutrition

Nutrition and Cancer

Here at Private General Practice Services Dr Piper has a large book , entitled Nutritional Medicine, by Alan R Gaby M.D. It is somewhat something of a bible, although it seems rather larger than the bible and it is supposed to contain much of the nutritional developments that have occurred... 

Posted: 06/05/2011

Optimal Health Resource

Another interesting blog to find useful information is http://myoptimalhealthresource.blogspot.com/. Todays article was about vitamin D. We have talked a little about vitamin D before and the importance of recieving it through sunlight, however this article talks about how vitamin D protects against colon cancer. Again this is an example of... 

Posted: 16/03/2011

A Balanced Diet

A balanced diet is considered as essential to a healthy life and lifestyle. It is important to eat a balanced array of foods, and any meal should typically be made of 1/3 carbohydrate, 1/3 protein and 1/3 vegetables. The BBC Website has a good page on balanced diet. A good... 

Posted: 11/03/2011

Folic Acid May Prevent Your First Heart Attack

Folic acid is a little like aspirin which is usually taken by people after they have heart attacks to prevent them from reoccuring. Folic acid, a B vitamin lowers homocysteine which according to evidence should reduce the risk of heart attacks. Previous trials had shown folic acid not to work, but... 

Posted: 07/02/2011

Vitamin D Exposure

Here is a section of  a nutrigold article that talks about the need for vitamin D from sunlight. Vitmain D is a key vitamin used much in functional medicine to solve a variety of problems. ' December 2010, seven major charities and organisations released a joint statement announcing a U-turn on the... 

Posted: 03/02/2011