Ketone Bodies for Optimal Health

The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that is frequently used in medicine to treat drug resistant epilepsy. This diet is becoming increasingly popular in the news due to its suggested ability to cause weight loss and improve brain function. In this post Brianna Stubbs, DPhil student in metabolic biochemistry at Oxford University, explains exactly … More Ketone Bodies for Optimal Health

Thousands at Risk of Sudden Death from Silent Heart Conditions

New estimates show that around 620,000 people in the UK are carrying a faulty gene that puts them at high risk of developing coronary heart disease or sudden death. The overall figure could be more higher due to under-diagnosis and undiscovered faulty genes which can increase a person’s risk of these potentially fatal conditions. These … More Thousands at Risk of Sudden Death from Silent Heart Conditions

Can Your Exercise Class Wait Until The Weekend?

If you find it a struggle to keep to your exercise routine whilst completing a busy week at work, there may be no need to feel guilty about skipping a session. A recent study suggests that cramming all your recommended weekly exercise into one or two weekend sessions is enough to produce important health benefits. It … More Can Your Exercise Class Wait Until The Weekend?