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Why “growing pains” are bull***t

This week I have prepared a special video for you on growing pains. It’s a 16 minute watch packed with immediately usable content, actionable clinical sights and low level sarcasm. I cover Vitamin D in kids and then we use to expand it out to adults with generalised joint and muscle pain. We go also […]

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Death by tuna

Ten years ago when my wife was pregnant with our first child, she received a pack from the GP surgery which included advice on diet. I was intrigued to see what a standard GP’s diet advice would be. Low fat? Use sweeteners? Eat lots of wholegrains and baked potato (it’s a vegetable isn’t it?). I […]

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Stuff I loved from 2019

Happy New Year to you all !! I look forward to learning more with all of you and spreading the word on why nutrition is a key component of successful Chiropractic care. I will be talking at the Lions of Chiropractic in London on Saturday 8th February on B12 and why it could just save your life. […]

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Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water

When it comes to diet and health, diversity is king. But we are creatures of habit and tend to eat the same things again and again and again. We also have a epidemic of food phobia taken to religious extremes. Consider the battle between the carnivore diet (pretty much just meat, FYI it’s essentially an extreme […]

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The little known sign that could save your patients life

One of the unique things about the way we Chiropractors work is the view we take. Literally. We see plenty of skin and often from angles the patient can’t see. So today’s newsletter is about the little-known, skin manifestations of a growing problem in the UK – diabetes. Did you know that since 2008 the cost of type […]

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Shame and guilt (over pizza)

Before we get into it this week, thank you to the lovely people at the McTimoney Chiropractic Association for inviting me to speak at the weekend on vitamin B12. I had a great time, answered a ton of questions & met up once again with the excellent Dr Chris Collaca DC PhD. Hopefully the MCA […]

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Back to the future (of healthcare)

Imagine if you could read a book now that would give you an accurate picture of the healthcare world in 50 years time. Well, I was reorganising my book shelving in my study last week and I came across a book I forgot I owned. Back in the Nutri-West UK days, we had an old […]

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The power of butter

Did you know the primary fuel for the gut cells lining your intestines is a short chain fatty acid called Butyrate? Butyrate is also called Butyric acid and without it, your gut lining goes from a selective sieve to a leaky colander. It’s also a powerful anti-inflammatory both locally in the gut and systemically. So […]

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The end of average care

I pretty much loathe facebook. I used it quite a bit for a few years, then found my self pretty much addicted to checking it. Still, that’s dopamine for you. Then I got into an argument with another Chiropractor over something we disagreed on. I know of him through a Chiropractic organisation and have talked […]

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Ego is the enemy

If there was one book all new graduates should be forced to read before being allowed to register & practice, it’s “Ego is the Enemy” by Ryan Holiday. I love it. Whenever I lecture, I start by saying all Chiropractors have two things in common. 1) We all have amazing life changing results with some patients. These […]

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