Porridge for breakfast? There’s porridge and there’s porridge…

Take a walk down the cereal aisle of any supermarket and you are sure to be bombarded with promises of health and wellbeing. For most people, breakfast is a quick meal eaten to fuel our morning. Sometimes cereal packages are not what they seem, and with hidden sugars and incomprehensible food labelling, simply choosing a […]

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What’s in your shopping basket?

Most of us have the same route around the supermarket week after week, filling the shopping basket with the same sort of stuff we know our families will eat. Changing just one or two things in our weekly shop has the potential to change the food we eat for the good of our health, and eth chances are your […]

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Does diet affect cholesterol?
Does diet affect cholesterol?

Does diet affect cholesterol? In a recent BBC documentary, Michael Mosley went on a mission to find out how effective dietary changes could be in reducing cholesterol balance, trying to answer the regularly asked question, does diet affect cholesterol? For many people, statins are the last resort and I often see people in my clinic […]

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