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‘Covid vaccines do have side effects but benefits undoubtedly outweigh risks’

It’s a long time since I was involved in new drug development, and the constant vigilance required to keep abreast of, and to report, side effects of drugs. The reality is that, meticulous as your clinical trial might be, the final testing ground for any drug is when it’s being used in large numbers of… Read More »

Paleo diet health benefits and risks

Finding yourself confused by the seemingly endless promotion of weight-loss strategies and diet plans? In this series, we take a look at some popular diets—and review the research behind them. Paleo proponents state that because our genetics and anatomy have changed very little since the Stone Age, we should eat foods available during that time… Read More »

Risks associated with high protein diet

A high-protein diet encourages eating more protein and fewer carbohydrates or fat to boost weight loss, improve energy, and enhance athletic performance. Protein is an essential nutrient for health. It is responsible for a number of important functions in the body, including hormones, enzymes, and cell repair and maintenance. Some research suggests that a diet… Read More »

Risks to high fat diets

Photo by Nadine Greeff. While diets high in foods rich in fat like meats, cheeses, butter, dairy, and egg yolks are popular, they don’t come without some consequences. New research has provided further insight into what happens to the human body when a person eats a fatty meal. Fatty foods can come in many forms… Read More »