nutrition

SCFAs and Skin Health

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‘It’s easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled’ attributed to Mark Twain The relationship between the gut and skin…

The Guts of Health

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Our digestive tract is a repository for a multitude of information processing cells, some of which are human and others not. Harbouring a diverse…

A Zen Moment for Immunity

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A koan (a Zen Buddhist derived a paradoxical anecdote or riddle without a solution) for pandemic times: ‘If a microbe silently and inconsequentially copies itself in…

‘Nutritional Dark Matter’

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‘You are what you eat’, the maxim made memorable thanks to Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin in 1826, is as important now as it was then.…

Healthy Choices, Healthy Planet

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The evidence for the health benefits of a varied, nutrient dense diet are vast, but new evidence has shown that by making healthy choices…
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