Medical Diets

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat Macular Degeneration and maintain your eye health

Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is the name given to a group of eye diseases that cause progressive loss of central vision, leaving the peripheral or side vision intact. It appears not to be related to other eye diseases such as cataract, glaucoma or diabetic retinopathy. What can you do to prevent it? Take a look…

9 October 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS is a hormonal imbalance thought to affect 10 per cent of the female population. Its symptoms can be both distressing and...

21 August 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

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Eat to beat MSG and glutamate sensitivity

Are you glutamate-sensitive? Difficult, as it’s impossible to avoid ALL glutamates. They’re natural components of a wide number...

14 August 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat gluten intolerance and coeliac disease (Part 2)

Part 1 of this post dealt with which foods to avoid and gave the options for substituting other foods. Part 2 provides those with...

13 March 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat gluten intolerance and coeliac disease (Part 1)

People with coeliac disease or dermatitis herpetiformis, or those with an intolerance to gluten have to be extra careful of what they...

13 February 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Eat to beat high blood pressure

Blood pressure is known to rise as we grow older. However, high blood pressure (medically known as hypertension) is a silent...

24 October 2018 by Catherine Saxelby