Q: Please advise what I can take to reduce my cholesterol naturally? Thank you. G.M. DR DAVID NYE REPLIES: Firstly, we need to put cholesterol as a risk factor into context. High cholesterol does not cause heart attacks. The main causes of a heart attack are stress combined with inflammation. Inflammation of the arteries causes […]

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Yes, coconut does contain a certain amount of saturated fat. How has this formerly ‘forbidden food’ redeemed its reputation? In recent years we have discovered that the coconut is a superfood in many ways, with an enormous amount to offer in the form of water, milk and oil. COCONUT WATER Coconut water is full of […]

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The relationship between vitamin D and bone, heart health and calcium metabolism is particularly interesting because of the simultaneous involvement of other nutrients, notably vitamin K. These two vitamins work in tandem to help prevent serious disease. Vitamin D plays a role in many diseases other than bone and in this it is frequently assisted […]

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Marketed as a superfruit and as a health food, the goji berry is now easy to find on supermarket shelves. Only a few years ago the berries, which came from Ningxia Province in China, were virtually unobtainable and could only be found in specialised health shops – often with much hype and many claimed benefits. […]

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