A Myth and More Benefits from Drinking Coffee

Coffee. Many of us start the day with it’s delicious aroma, soothing warmth, slight bitterness and the much wanted zap of caffeine. It sometimes gets a ‘bad reputation’, quite undeservedly. The medical literature is full of papers on the positive...

Eggs Controversy Rages on

The egg controversy rages on! Eggs have been demonised and glorified for a very long time.  The ‘logic’ appeared to be that high cholesterol is bad, eggs contain lots of cholesterol, therefore eggs are bad.  They were even likened, in one article, to be...

Diet Choices and Cultural Impact

‘Common sense’ tell us many correct things about dietary choices (variety is good, fresh is good) – and many incorrect things (sugar causes hyperactivity, you must drink masses of water every day).  This article on the Salem Witch Trials was a...
Organic Food

Organic Food

You may have seen the recent BBC Coverage on the issue of organic food not being healthier than non-organic food.  The implications of the study cited were that organic food health benefits were limited to that of reducing pesticide intake – and aside from that,...