nutrition

What the Bs can do

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B Vitamins make headlines from time to time, some positive and others less so. This is a short review of the key role they…

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.…