1. Yoghurt bacteria help tame inflammation in arthritis, and suppress the bacterium H.pylori that triggers ulcers.
3. Vitamin D deficiency in kids may be due to their parents’ taking statins during their fertile years, because these drugs impact vitamin D metabolism.
4. The ‘head brain’ works things out on a logical basis, while the ‘gut brain’ links us with our emotional and instinctive side. In my personal view women have a much superior ‘gut brain’ than men as I believe women are far more instinctive than men. ‘Just saying’
5. Raisins, bananas, dates and grapes contain fast-releasing sugars, whereas berries, cherries and plums release their sugars slowly, thereby avoiding spikes.