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Calling All Students

As a late Easter beckons, many students will be settling into the finals straits before their exams start. There are still only 24 hours in a day and so many will start to turn to caffeine as a way of maximising their performance. An “Energy Drink” is typically a non-alcoholic...
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Counting Calories, what a complete waste of time.

Calorie Counting Measuring calories is commonplace in modern life; gym machines and smart watches will tell us how many calories we have burned during the day while food labels and restaurant menus tell us how many calories are in our meals. These measurements are inaccurate, and...
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End of The Fast (and celebrating small victories)

My Experience Sunday afternoon after dinner at 4.30 pm I started a four day fast but failed, when I had porridge Thursday morning at 8.00, from Kafeo it was savoured and enjoyed more than any meal I can remember. That said I am pleased with the fast and dropped my weight by just...
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An objective look at my general health

PUT UP OR SHUT UP (and I can never shut up, just ask my family) Scanning through the books on my iPad I counted 18 books on general health, ranging from the effects of diet, sleep, and exercise on general health to more specialised books on genetics, epigenetics, and telomeres....
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Gum disease’s link to Alzheimer’s disease.

You know you are getting old and sedentary when you start looking forward to the arrival of your favourite magazines, so you can sit with a good cup of coffee and read for a couple of hours. The New Scientist is a great magazine and I really enjoyed this article, on new research,...
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Tooth Sensitivity: What it is and how to prevent it!

Painful or sensitive teeth is called Dentine Hypersensitivity. This happens when the hard outer layer of enamel is worn away exposing the dentine, or if the gum overlying the tooth recedes to expose the dentine on the root of the tooth. The dentine is made up of millions of small...
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Lasting Dentistry

K.I.S.S. No, Not the Eighties Glam Rockers, the Acronym representing Keep It Simple Stupid! Below are pictures of a patient’s front teeth. I am incredibly proud of this work which was carried out about 20 years ago when the patient was still a student and attended with severe...
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Sugar’s toxic facts

Ask any adult would they allow their child to drink a bottle of beer a day, and I am sure the answer would be 100% NO, but ask do they allow their child to drink fizzy, sports or energy drinks every day and the answer may not be quite so resoundingly no. However, shockingly, the...
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A Simple Hack For a Healthier Mouth

Tooth brushing is the cornerstone of hygiene for a healthy mouth. But do you rinse? All kinds of toothpaste hold a range of minerals and antibacterials to help repair your teeth and keep the gums healthy. But if you rinse with water after brushing your teeth, you wash away all...
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