Frying your brain

Everywhere you go these days you see people with ear plugs in, or air pods as they are called. They are handy because you don’t have any fuss with wires that get stuck between your clothes or get caught on door knobs. However handy comes with a high price, because you are frying your brain with radiation. If science already […]

Stop blaming others

These days there is a trend for making other people responsible for your health. If you are not masked up and keep your distance, you can expect a nasty comment or shouted at. “I don’t want to get sick” I heard someone say the other day, telling other people to mask up. The lady in question considers herself “vulnerable” and […]

Eating according to nature’s cycles

You have probably heard of the expression “ Have breakfast as a King, lunch as a Prince and dinner as a Pauper “. Which means having a good breakfast, make lunch your biggest/heaviest meal of the day and eat light at dinner. This is following the circadium rhythm, which follows the rise and fall of the sun. Having a good […]

5 things that makes you gain weight

There is so much focus these days on what foods to eat or not to eat in order to avoid gaining weight. If the concept of calories in, calories out would be correct than the following 5 items shouldn’t make you gain weight. But they do. 1. Diet coke is proven to gain weight without any calories. 2. Certain medication, […]

10 things you do not know about coffee

Coffee is often portrait as a healthy drink to kick start your day. However nothing could be further from the truth. Recently I read the book “Caffeine Blues” by Stephen Cherniske. I was a bit shocked about the health implications coffee and caffeine have. Here are just 10 reasons to quit your coffee, but there are a lot more explained […]

Take charge of your health

Last week it was announced that there is a waiting list of 12 million people in the UK. A lot of postponed surgeries are for hips and knees. Issues that are often caused by accidents, sport activities or being overweight. It is really amazing. It is almost a fifth of the population. It will only become worse because the NHS […]

10 ways to improve your sleep

Sleep is so essential these days. Most people just don’t get enough of it. And it is not just the amount of sleep but also the quality of sleep that is important. For years I have had issues with sleeping. Not only with falling asleep but also staying asleep. Sometimes I still have periods when my sleep is deprived, but […]