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Bulletproof guy by Dave Asprey

Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof Coffee, enhances people’s performance through biohacking – simple changes to your food, thinking and exercise that help you lose weight and find peak performance. Dave spent $300,000 on experimenting on himself with biohacks from around the world and combined the best into the Bulletproof philosophy. His special blend of coffee […]

The truth behind five-a-day by Zoë Harcombe

  Five-a-day is the best-known health message in 25 countries and 3 continents. Zoë Harcombe looks at the origin, evidence, and nutritional facts. They may surprise you.   Ask the next person who tells you to eat five-a-day where this slogan comes from. Odds are, they won’t know.   Five-a-day was invented by the American […]

Sweet talk

  Not only is there hidden sugar in pretty much everything we eat, but the sugar levels of these products are constantly on the rise. The Best You has put together some key facts and figures to really drive home what an important issue this is.   The British are now the fattest people in […]

Life is sweeter with less sugar by Bernardo Moya

  There are things we take for granted, assuming somehow they’ve always been that way. Adding sugar to your coffee, tea, or breakfast cereal is one of them. At home, there’s a bowl of sugar. Out and about, sachets of it are found at every café. Actually, adding sugar to our diet has only been […]

War on Sugar by Bernardo Moya

  It seems like all the food and drinks we buy these days has hidden sugar in it. Even foods and drinks we think of as healthy. Sugar leads to type 2 diabetes and obesity, so our editor, Bernaro Moya, teamed up with Channel 4 Dispatches to investigate.   Sugar is on everybody’s lips – […]

Have fun to combat obesity by Greg Small

We all have a duty of care for our children, to ensure we give them the best possible opportunities to lead healthy, productive lives. Greg Small, Operations Manager at the Register of Exercise Professionals, explains how. To prevent a future epidemic of adults with increasing weight-related health problems, we must tackle the problem where it […]

Obesity: someone else’s problem? by Susannah Gilbert

If you are not overweight, it can be easy to think that the obesity is not your problem. But with around 60 per cent of our adult population overweight or obese, Susannah Gilbert explains that it is an issue that is going touch all our lives.   Even if you don’t have a weight problem, […]

What’s the big deal? by Bernardo Moya

  We are constantly being bombarded with adverts telling us to get our cholesterol and blood sugar checked and we all know someone who has been affected by the ‘Big C’. It is debatable whether the percentage of people affected by cancer has actually increased over the years, or if it just seems like it […]