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Recruiting for a Nutrition Study | BBC: Trust Me I’m A Doctor – Cholesterol Lowering Foods

RESEARCH VOLUNTEERS WANTED BBC: Trust Me I’m A Doctor – Cholesterol Lowering Foods We are recruiting volunteers to take part in a study investigating cholesterol lowering foods, part of which will be filmed as part of the BBC television programme

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“Superfoods” – Misleading Marketing Term? BBC World Service – The Food Chain

I was interviewed by the BBC World Service – The Food Chain recently for my opinion on the term “superfoods” and my thoughts on some of the foods which have recently been labelled as “superfoods” in the media.  The show touches

Posted in Education, Healthy Eating, Nutrition

Phytosterols, Blood Fat and Blood Pressure

Does phytosterol consumption reduce postprandial serum triglycerides and blood pressure?   Who are we looking for? We are recruiting male and female individuals between the ages 25-55, who are slightly-to-moderately overweight. What will you have to do?  Stage 1: A screening visit

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Posted in Lipids and Lipid Metabolism, Nutrition, Supplements

Preventing Disease – Not Treating – Should Be Your Goal with Your Health

I was asked by the staff at King’s In Touch Magazine to turn my recent presentation at the Pint of Science 2014 festival in to a “King’s Recommends” style article which has a five items list.  Here is the pre-print version

Posted in Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Obesity, Overweight and Obesity

Cardiovascular protective role of resveratrol: dietary sources and supplementation

Cardiovascular protective role of resveratrol: dietary sources and supplementation by Anamaria Cucliciu Resveratrol is a naturally occurring polyphenol with phytoestrogenic properties. Resveratrol is widely present in plants which reproduce from seeds[1] and is found in high concentrations in grape skin. Other

Posted in Nutrition, Supplements

Thinking of supplementing with calcium and scared of cardiovascular disease?

Thinking of supplementing with calcium and scared of cardiovascular disease? by Humaira Rehan Osteoporosis is a skeletal disorder in which bones become thinner, brittle, and more susceptible to fractures.  Although Osteoporosis affects both men and women, post-menopausal women account for 80%

Posted in Education, Nutrition, Supplements

Gluten free – The magic diet bullet? Some food for thought…

Gluten free – The magic diet bullet? Some food for thought… by guest blog author Rebecca Haskoll   Not so long ago, ‘gluten’ was a word reserved for science books, bakers and those with coeliac disease (CD). CD is an autoimmune reaction

Posted in Education, Gut Health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Uncategorized
Dr Scott Harding