‘Five a Day’ is fresh or frozen best?

Advice from Livestrong Don’t feel guilty about eating frozen fruit or veg A recent email from Livestrong, the giant US cancer charity, removed the guilt from my shopping. They say “produce selected for freezing is harvested when it’s ripe, rather...

Good News – at last!

Why can’t the NHS copy?   My email inbox today contained request asking me to email my MP saying I was against possible NHS co-operation with US health companies details from the official WebMed website – where readers are treated as grown-ups wanting...

Persevere with the NHS

The NHS is funded by us – that’s every UK taxpayer It is NOT free – my calculations on the back of an envelope work out that the average tax payer contributes between £3,000 –  £4,500 per person per year to fund this;  this also helps to pay...

PPG

The PPG has asked me to be Guest Editor of the Newsletter, and as a newcomer from London (returning to where I grew up) I am delighted to do this.  After the mega-surgeries we suffer in London, sometimes having to wait 5 weeks to see a doctor, the appointments system...

Cancer and Diabetes

 As if people living with diabetes didn’t have enough health concerns, here’s another- A study at Cornell University of US shows there is an increased risk of metastatic cancer New research at this top US university points to a possible explanation for...
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