Health effects of social isolation

This is an article I wrote for the JEP on the effects of isolation on health: sadly, it’s still ongoing. The subject of health is in the world and Jersey news a lot at the moment, and this is an aspect of it that must be considered by the States.

Wheat-free, dairy-free pancakes

It’s Shrove Tuesday, which, for many, is synonymous with ‘Pancake Day’. Many of my clients can’t eat wheat (or the other grains), and some can’t have dairy either, so I’ve been experimenting with some grain-free, dairy-free and grain- and dairy-free recipes.

Fatty Acids [Glossary]

Fats are made from fatty acids (FAs); generally they are put into three major groups, but each group has many different types of that type with it. The main groups are saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids; here more about the FAs in each one.

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Nutrients good for thyroid health

Which foods can be especially beneficial for the thyroid gland? Many people with thyroid and autoimmune thyroid conditions have certain vitamin, mineral, fatty acid and amino acid deficiencies, so it makes sense that a diet with adequate micronutrients, lipids and proteins would be helpful, as would a diet low in refined carbohydrates[1].

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