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How to keep your gut microbes happy at Christmas

Christmas is a time of excess — swigging mulled wine, unbuttoning bursting buttons and wishing in hindsight that you hadn’t…

Why healthy people shouldn’t be taking vitamin D pills

Should we all be popping a pill to stave off vitamin D deficiency? That appeared to be the message last…

Most of what we eat is ‘processed’ food. Here’s why we should be worried

Don’t panic, but each time you eat a bacon sandwich it is estimated you reduce your life by half an…

Advice against eating fat was wrong. It is time the experts admitted it

Last week the newspapers had a field day — it was the battle of the diet guidelines. A breakaway group…

Why processed foods are bad: they massacre our microbes

Last week the people of the world were in shock when many of their favourite meats were labelled as carcinogenic…