Changing the conversation about health

foodasmedicine

Healthy diet rich in leafy greens can turn back genetic clock, finds US study
Healthy diet rich in leafy greens can turn back genetic clock, finds US study

Healthy diet rich in leafy greens can turn back genetic clock, finds US study

A new study by US scientists says eating dark, leafy greens such as kale, spinach and swiss chard can spark changes in DNA that can reverse ageing by up to two years. Doctors leading the research said the results of…

Harmony in living and dying: College of Medicine hosts HILDA event – including a cookery demonstration
Harmony in living and dying: College of Medicine hosts HILDA event – including a cookery demonstration

Harmony in living and dying: College of Medicine hosts HILDA event – including a cookery demonstration

The College of Medicine hosted an online evening in late March, which discussed talking about finding harmony in living and dying with the HILDA project – with nutrition and integrative health cook Toral Shah offering a culinary demonstration. The workshop,…

HRH The Prince of Wales calls for an integrated approach to health in latest edition of Future Healthcare Journal
HRH The Prince of Wales calls for an integrated approach to health in latest edition of Future Healthcare Journal

HRH The Prince of Wales calls for an integrated approach to health in latest edition of Future Healthcare Journal

The College of Medicine’s Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales, has criticised the food industry for making healthy meals financially inaccessible for low-income families, and called for an integrated approach to health. Writing in the Future Healthcare Journal, Prince Charles also…

Video workshop on food as medicine: exploring taste in common herbs and spices
Video workshop on food as medicine: exploring taste in common herbs and spices

Video workshop on food as medicine: exploring taste in common herbs and spices

From ancient times humans have eaten natural herbs and spices. Traditional medicine knew how to use them to act as catalysts in enhancing or reducing the power of foods. Food really can be medicine. In June, Harmony in Health held…