Are kids with ADHD just acting according to their brain age ?Sophisticated neuroimaging technology  suggests that “developmentally inappropriate  behaviour” seen in ADHD, is perfectly appropriate, for the stage of brain development. Read more.

Are kids with ADHD just acting according to their brain age ?Sophisticated neuroimaging technology suggests that “developmentally inappropriate behaviour” seen in ADHD, is perfectly appropriate, for the stage of brain development.

Babies who arrive via c-section arrive programmed to be fat.  Arriving by c-section avoids the PAIN but results in the GAIN, of a lot more bacteria which belong to the Firmicutes family.  And these are the “fat” bacteria. Read more.

Babies who arrive via c-section arrive programmed to be fat. Arriving by c-section avoids the PAIN but results in the GAIN, of a lot more bacteria which belong to the Firmicutes family. And these are the “fat” bacteria.

Did you know Mother Nature has programmed you to enjoy exercise ? Really, this is not a joke,  you are wired to go for a long run and have fun doing it.  Ferreting out why you hate to exercise. Read more.

Did you know Mother Nature has programmed you to enjoy exercise ? Really, this is not a joke, you are wired to go for a long run and have fun doing it. Ferreting out why you hate to exercise.

The health guru recipe for healthy living is to eat lots of small meals throughout the day, but grazing continuously actually stops you from burning fat.   Read more.

The health guru recipe for healthy living is to eat lots of small meals throughout the day, but grazing continuously actually stops you from burning fat.

There is no disputing this – fat  kids do  move a lot less than thin kids. But is looks like health gurus are muddling up cause and consequence. Moving more won’t stop your kid from getting fat. Read more.

There is no disputing this – fat kids do move a lot less than thin kids. But is looks like health gurus are muddling up cause and consequence. Sending your kid to bootcamp won't stop childhood obesity.

The most effective strategy to decrease oxidative stress,  is to simply eat less, but starving is not actually required.... burning fat is all that is needed.  Read more.

The most effective strategy to decrease oxidative stress, is to simply eat less, but starving is not actually required. burning fat is all that is needed. Read more.

If you don't add a little oil to your salad, it really doesn't taste terribly good, the calorie count is seriously low, but so is the nutrient count....

If you don’t add a little oil to your salad, it really doesn’t taste terribly good, the calorie count is seriously low, but so is the nutrient count .

More of something is not always better - research suggests calcium supplements are packing too much of a punch leading to heart attacks and strokes. Read more.

More of something is not always better – research suggests calcium supplements are packing too much of a punch leading to heart attacks and strokes.

Your cholesterol level is going to move up and down during the course of the day, the week, the month, the year.  In winter it will be at its highest - so make sure you have your "annual" check-up in the summer time. Read more.

Your cholesterol level is going to move up and down during the course of the day, the week, the month, the year. In winter it will be at its highest - so make sure you have your "annual" check-up in the summer time. Read more.

Cells that have not had a good night’s sleep, struggle to hear the knock-knock of insulin, so they don’t respond appropriately leading to metabolic troubles.  Read more.

Cells that have not had a good nights sleep, struggle to hear the knock-knock of insulin, so they dont respond appropriately leading to metabolic troubles. Read more.

Real men need real meat to avoid heart disease.  Read more.

If you’re going paleo, you might need to get out the spear and hunt down your dinner, supermarket meat is NOT REAL enough to avoid heart disease etc.

If only I was cat women. I am not really coveting the nine lives etc.  The kitty characteristic I yearn for is tied up in the taste buds...fat cats don't do sugar.

If only I was cat women. I am not really coveting the nine lives etc. The kitty characteristic I yearn for is tied up in the taste buds.fat cats don't do sugar.

How much vitamin D do you really need ?  Massai  suggest normal is above  40  ng/ml. Read more..

The idea that the modern world is running low on vitamin D is widely accepted, what is debated is what is NORMAL. Massai suggest normal is above 40 ng/ml.

A wagging tail and a loving stare.... is dog talk.  But what is the thinking behind the dog discourse ?  Who exactly is your dog talking to ?  Does your dog see you as a can opener ?

A wagging tail and a loving stare. is dog talk. But what is the thinking behind the dog discourse ? Who exactly is your dog talking to ? Does your dog see you as a can opener ?

The shape of your drinks glass determines if you get tipsy. So when you order that whiskey and lemonade be sure to ask for it in a straight sided glass if you want to avoid spending the night on the floor. Read more.

The shape of your drinks glass determines if you get tipsy. So when you order that whiskey and lemonade be sure to ask for it in a straight sided glass if you want to avoid spending the night on the floor.

If you’re dealing with the stress of getting junior his/her shots, a little sugar BEFORE the injection will minimize the wailing for both of you.

If you’re dealing with the stress of getting junior his/her shots, a little sugar BEFORE the injection will minimize the wailing for both of you.

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