Category Archives: Health

Health is closely related to beauty – if you look healthy you generally look good as well as feeling good.

Why We Need A Sugar Tax

I have a busy day ahead catching up on paperwork and writing reports.  To prepare I have stocked up on snacks, including a last minute dash to the Co-op for some bananas and ginger nut biscuits.  I noticed that by … Continue reading

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Innocent Drinks Case Study

Processed foods are rarely a good thing.  We have evolved to eat food that is a balanced mixture of lots of different components.  When you process food you usually make it more chemically uniform and unbalanced.   A good example … Continue reading

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Making Pharmaceuticals

I spent the last day of April at a new show called Making Pharmaceuticals. I was there to speak about my pet topic of the use of experimental design in topical pharmaceutical development. (Everyone needs an interest.) It was an … Continue reading

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Gluten Free

I have noticed a lot of references to gluten free products while looking around online lately. Gluten has long been one of the components of the diet that has given some people problems, though luckily for most of us it … Continue reading

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Detox – Are Biscuits The Answer?

Reading Twitter first thing in the morning is not a great idea.  Your blood sugar level is low and you are quite likely to find it annoying.  For example this morning I was confronted with a set of tweets promoting … Continue reading

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MI in Paint

One of the most surprising things about blogging is how much you learn.  A good example arrived in my inbox yesterday.  I have just started a newsletter for people with sensitive skin, largely because I get a lot of people … Continue reading

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Eating Vegetables Makes You Attractive

Not every blog post I do is an instant hit.  The one I did yesterday about 5 a day for example was met with widespread indifference.  Oh well.  But it did remind me that there is another reason to eat … Continue reading

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Is Five A Day Enough?

Another day, another health story to wake up to on the radio.  It turns out that five a day is not enough.  We need to eat at least seven portions of fruit and/or vegetable a day.  More if you can. … Continue reading

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Dermatitis on the Face

A question from Junie Hi My doctor whi is also a dermatologist says I have dermatitis. On my face and eye lids, the cream he gave me made it worse, the next cream he suggested I refused as it contained … Continue reading

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Aching Joints

People are living longer, which means that there are more older people around.  Consequently the problems that older people suffer from are now affecting more and more people.  One of those problems is aching joints, and any product that brings … Continue reading

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