This class of phytonutrients may be responsible for most of the health benefits observed among the Mediterranean, Okinawan, Paleo and Hunter Gatherer diets. Here’s a quick guide to help maximise your intake.
Keir Watson presents his carefully argued hypothesis based on evolutionary considerations of hunter-gatherer feast-famine cycles, that explains why bitter foods stimulate cellular functions essential for health.
Cocktail bitters started out as Victorian patent medicines, yet their health credentials are being confirmed as researchers discover that bitter taste receptors affect cells throughout the body.
Sleep and health: inflammation and ‘intestinal jet-lag’ The Mail (6th July) explains why ‘Too little and too much sleep is as damaging to your health’.
Cod stocks recover. Iodine deficiency in pregnancy. Cauliflower rice. Sugar – the public health debate.
The fascinating story of how natural insecticides in plants can be good for us, but how wheat has evolved the ability to turn an insect’s immune system against itself… oh, and us.