Lynne Brown Author

‘Give me a dozen healthy infants and my own specific world to bring them up in, and I’ll guarantee to take any one at random and train him to become any type of specialist I might select – doctor, lawyer, artist, merchant, chef and yes, even beggar and thief, regardless of his talents, penchants, tendencies, […]

Not long now and you may be heading off to your summer holiday at the sea, which brings me to the topic of sunscreens.  Being a sun-worshipper myself, with a strong belief in the therapeutic properties of sunlight, I will never be convinced that it is not good to get a healthy dose of the […]

Do you think you eat healthily enough and yet you are still prone to frequent occurrences of infections and other health challenges? Perhaps your nutrient intake and the nutrients your body makes are, to a significant degree, being cancelled out by vitamin antagonists. A vitamin antagonist is essentially the same thing as an antivitamin. It […]

The classic picture of depression is someone who doesn’t eat enough, doesn’t sleep enough and loses weight. But according to Patrick Holford, world-renowned nutritionist and director of the Brain Bio Centre in the UK, they are seeing more and more patients who are gaining weight, feel tired all the time, crave carbohydrates and experience rejection […]

You know what is wrong with most dietary advice for managing weight? Firstly, the simplistic assertion that all we have to do is control calories in and calories out, and secondly, the belief that sugar and sweets are relatively benign foods.  Many diets allow the intake of refined sugars in sweets and desserts as long […]

We are all aware that “we are what we eat”, however our knowledge is usually limited to the fact that the wrong foods could cause heart attacks, obesity and compromise our immune systems but the idea that they can also affect our minds, even our behaviour is less known. However Patrick Holford in his book […]