Is your cat trying to kill you?

Warning – if you’re at all squeamish, or have a pet cat, it might be better to stop reading now! Studies have estimated that in Europe, somewhere between 43% and 67% of cats are infected with Toxoplasma Gondii. Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by a parasitic protozoan known as Toxoplasma gondii (big ‘T’ little ‘g’). A parasitic protozoan is … Continue Reading

Broccoli – a super-food that can reduce risk of diabetes, cancer, cardiometabolic diseases, & neurological disorders?

  • November 21, 2023
  • Food, Health
  • Christophe

A fascinating new study published in September 2023 shows a direct association between higher consumption of broccoli with a reduced risk of cardiometabolic diseases, neurological disorders, diabetes, and cancer. One of the main compounds which is suggested provides these benefits is polysulphides. And broccoli sprouts (young broccoli) were also discovered to contain around seven times … Continue Reading

What is a sprained ankle?

  • August 23, 2023
  • Health
  • Christophe

An ankle sprain or ‘sprained ankle’ is an injury to the ligaments that connect the bones in your ankle. Ligaments are tough bands of tissue that help hold your joints together. When you sprain your ankle, the ligaments stretch or tear. This can cause pain, swelling, weakness, and bruising. Ligaments are a fibrous, connective tissue … Continue Reading