Iron

Can having your DNA tested lead you to live a healthier life?

From a blood test to a stool analysis, measuring biochemical markers is a time-honoured way to assess health and enable…

Don’t worry, new mothers: there’s no need to ingest your placenta

There is no significant nutritional benefit in new mothers consuming their own placenta, according to research published in the Journal…

Multivitamins for healthy pregnant women are a waste of time. Doctors should say so

In my daily practice, I get frequent questions from pregnant women regarding what constitutes optimal nutrition, as rare is the…

Could your iron tablets be doing more harm than good?

Iron levels similar to those found in many standard treatments can trigger DNA damage in cells, according to new research…