Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK, with more than 41,000 people diagnosed every year. The good news is, bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is treatable and survival rates are very high if the disease is caught early. So it’s important to be aware of the symptoms, especially for Read More
On the 21st Nov 2015, the “New Scientist” published an article called “Gut Thinking”. We have summarised the main points here and hope you enjoy it!
Everyone gets hungry from time to time. And some people get hungry more often than others. In this article I hope to explain why people get hungry, from a scientific point of view. The brain is composed of lots of different areas, involved in lots of different tasks. One such area is called the hypothalamus. Read More
In order to survive, people eat. With such a large variety of goods to choose from, most people do not go hungry. Why is it, though, that 10 chocolate bars will make you fatter than eating 10 apples? What determines how hungry I am? In this article, and the next, I hope to answer Read More
Sometimes it feels as if being careful with your diet means you can’t eat anything decent. It isn’t true. Here are some delicious muffins for you to try. As they say, when the going gets tough, have a muffin! Guilt-Free Ingredients
Forty years ago the British physiologist, John Yudkin, wrote a book which became a classic. It was called Pure, White and Deadly.It argued that sugar was bad for us. That was bad for his career and many people simply did not believe the evidence that he gave. Over the years, the evidence about the Read More