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  • How the Mediterranean Diet was First Recognised

    How the Mediterranean Diet was First Recognised

    21 February, 2024

    The food on the end of your fork is one of the most important factors in determining your health. This may sound obvious today, but seventy years ago this idea was met with a great deal of scepticism until the work of Ancel and Margaret Keys.

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  • The ‘Magic’ in Mushrooms

    The ‘Magic’ in Mushrooms

    11 February, 2024

    Psilocybin is the powerful psychoactive compound in 200 Species of Mushroom. Vilified for decades there has been a huge resurgence in clinical trials involving psilocybin.

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  • Are We Becoming a ‘Sober Curious’ Nation?

    Are We Becoming a ‘Sober Curious’ Nation?

    4 February, 2024

    Our habits are now moving well beyond ‘Dry January’. There is now a larger cultural shift to now what is called ‘sober curious movement’ in an increasing number of young adults.

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  • The Flexitarian Diet is the New Normal

    The Flexitarian Diet is the New Normal

    21 January, 2024

    There has been a remarkable change in our national diet towards what is now a more plant-based diet. A Flexitarian diet is what it suggests. It is a less drastic and a more realistic diet that reduces meat intake rather than eliminates it completely.

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  • New Research Reveals Unexpected Exercise Benefits!

    New Research Reveals Unexpected Exercise Benefits!

    31 December, 2023

    Skeletal muscles secrete powerful hormones called myokines. These allow skeletal muscle to interact and influence other organs such as the brain, bone, liver, digestive tract, pancreas, vascular system.

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  • How our Emotions can Influence the Pain We Experience

    How our Emotions can Influence the Pain We Experience

    12 December, 2023

    Our Emotions and Performing Complex Demanding Tasks can reduce Neurological Pain Activation and the Pain we feel!

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  • Hypermobility; What Does it Mean if Your Joints are too Flexibile?

    Hypermobility; What Does it Mean if Your Joints are too Flexibile?

    27 June, 2023

    Excessive movement is not as unusual as you would think. Hypermobility affects approximately 20% of the population. The most common thread for many of these people is a genetic disorder that influences how their bodies make collagen which is the main structural protein that we are made of.

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  • Latest Ground Breaking Innovations in the Treatment of Cancer

    Latest Ground Breaking Innovations in the Treatment of Cancer

    5 February, 2023

    For the first time in 2022 a new exciting technology called CART Cell Therapy was used with a modified gene editing technique called Base Editing to treat cancer. This is a fast-moving research area with massive potential. It has generated huge excitement among researchers and oncologists. So how does it work?

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