Potential Choline Crisis in the UK?

Dr. Emma Derbyshire published a great article in the Journal BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health on the essential nutrient Choline and it's potential for deficiency in the UK diet: https://nutrition.bmj.com/content/early/2019/09/03/bmjnph-2019-000037.full New...

Celebrities Who Practice Intermittent Fasting

Celebrities who Practice Intermittent Fasting Terry Crews Terry was one of the first celebrities to practice intermittent fasting. He eats within an 8 hour window with his first meal around 2 p.m. and he'll eat as he likes until 10 p.m. He has coffee and/or tea while...

Smashin’ Pumpkins (and their Seeds)

Every year near Halloween you’ll see supermarkets stocked with pumpkins. Most people only ever encounter a pumpkin around Halloween and only ever carve it out to place a lantern inside. To me this is a travesty as the pumpkin is such a super nutritious food and is on...

What to Eat on a Low Mycotoxin Diet

What to Eat on a Low-Mycotoxin Diet I borrowed the below list of foods from the DrJockers.com website and made adjustments based on my knowledge in this area. I find it useful as a crib sheet to focus on when choosing foods to eat. It is important to visibly inspect...

Eat Yourself Happy!

Another great article was published by New Scientist at the beginning of September on the link between your gut bacteria (microbiome) and your mental health. The article was entitled - "How what you eat directly influences your mental health":...

How to Deal With Your Existing Mycotoxin Exposure

I mentioned in a previous blog 3 important ways to eliminate or ameliorate your existing Mycotoxin exposure. The study that details 2 of these methods (and more) appears below: https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/10.1146/annurev.publhealth.29.020907.090859 The first...

Keto – Definition, Safety & Side Effects

Keto – Definition, Safety & Side Effects

What is the Ketogenic Diet (Keto Diet)? The Keto Diet is an eating plan that focuses on restricting carbohydrates in the diet. The goal is to eat 5% or less of your daily calories from carbs. A general rule of thumb is to eat no more than 30g of carbs per day. As an...

What Science Says About Mycotoxins

What Science Says About Mycotoxins

What are Mycotoxins? “…Mycotoxins are toxic compounds that are naturally produced by certain types of molds (fungi)…” (2) i.e. when the mold eats the food it excretes mycotoxins, similar to when yeast in beer eats glucose and excretes alcohol. Mycotoxins...are made by...

Algae Oil v’s Krill Oil

Algae Oil v’s Krill Oil

A friend of mine told me about an omega 3 product they had been taking recently with great success. It's an omega 3 from Algae (the stuff fish eat). I decided to research the benefits of Algae Oil over regular Fish/Krill Oil - they appear below: * Most fish oils are...

6 Micromastery skills to supercharge your learning

6 Micromastery skills to supercharge your learning

I've just finished one of the best non-fiction books I've ever read and I strongly urge you to buy a copy. The book is called "Micromastery - Learn Small, Learn Fast and Find the Hidden Path to Happiness" by Robert Twigger. In the book Robert promotes the benefits of...