WHO report – red meat and cancer

The recent report from the World Health Organisation (WHO) declaring that processed meat causes cancer has attracted a great deal of attention. To be honest, I am surprised that it has received so much hype as this is not new information—the World Cancer Research Fund came to the same conclusion about four years ago. But […]

Ground yourself!

I come across all kinds of weird and wacky ways to improve your health, but this one is gaining momentum. It is called “earthing”.

We know that in a sense your body runs off electricity. It is easy to measure the electrical activity in the brain (EEG), heart (ECG) and muscles (EMG)—we do it all the […]

How long are your telomeres?

Before you can answer that, you probably will need to know what they are and where to find them.

Telomeres are tiny “tails” that scientists have recently discovered live on the end of your strands of DNA. So why on earth does your DNA need a tail?

The easiest way to think about it is each time […]

Get a wild antioxidant boost!

Looking for something fun to do with the kids? Take them blackberry picking. Here is the reason why…

On being present.

A certain boy visited the palace of a wise sage to enquire as to the path to happiness. The sage told that the boy he would speak with him in a few hours but in the meantime he was free to wander about the palace and admire its wonders. But as the boy excitedly turned to […]