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Dr. John B. Medical Doctor

Specialty: Internal Medicine
London, California
Dr John Briffa qualified as a doctor from University College London Medical School in 1990. A prize-winning medical student, he also completed an intercalated BSc degree in Biomedical Sciences during his medical studies. Since graduating, Dr Briffa has developed a special interest in nutritional... Full Bio
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Article questions the validity of labelling and treating people with ‘pre-diabetes’

Type 2 diabetes is a condition characterised by raised levels of glucose in the bloodstream, and its diagnosis is generally made when blood...

Review highlights to potential for statins to negate the benefits of exercise

Those keen to optimise their cardiovascular health and reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke may well, in addition to ‘eating right’,...

Magnesium supplementation found to improve physical function in older women

Elderly people tend to be less physically able than younger ones. Walking speed, for instance, and the speed with which they rise from a...

French food agency sceptical about the benefits of cholesterol-reducing foods

Many readers will be familiar with cholesterol reducing ‘functional foods’ such as margarines and yoghurt drinks. These foods and ‘enriched’...

Low-carbohydrate diet shown to have considerable potential to protect against type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a condition characterised by generally elevated levels of blood sugar (glucose), usually as a result of ‘insulin...
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"Too much fructose"

How much is too much fructose? My child who is on a low carb diet for the treatement of seizures, has very loose watery stools and stomach pain with only small amounts of fructose ... such as a 1/3 or so of an apple ... or a small plum.

 

 
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