Quinn on Nutrition: Carbs—how low can we go?

“Fruit has carbs? I had no idea,” a stunned patient told me recently. She’s not the only one who doesn’t have a complete understanding of carbohydrates—the focus of our current craze for low carb foods. I find that many people who say they “don’t eat carbs” may not really understand…

Trendy low-carb diets are fuelling a rise in bloating

Trendy low-carb diets are fuelling a rise in bloating, diarrhoea and constipation among millennials because they are so low in fibre Carbohydrates have fallen out of fashion among millennials, research suggests  It has had the knock-on effect of reducing the amount of fibre young people eat  Two thirds of millennials…

Breast cancer screening falls to a record low in England

Breast cancer screening falls to a record low as nearly 800,000 women TURNED DOWN their mammogram last year, official figures reveal Out of 2.54million women invited for screening, 749,300 did not go for the test The screening saves lives by catching breast cancer early before it has spread  Falling figures…