Dr John Briffa
Dr John Briffa practices integrated medicine at two London hospitals and has written a number of books on nutrition, self-help health and diet including the best-selling Waist Disposal and Escape the Diet Trap. He also posts a widely read weekly blog that challenges medical orthodoxy on topics such as statins and the low fat diet. drbriffa.com
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Jerome Burne is the editor of HealthInsightUK. He is an award-winning journalist who has been specialising in medicine and health for the last 10 years and now works mainly for the Daily Mail. His most recent book “10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing” was written with nutritionist Patrick Holford. He blogs at “Body of Evidence” – jeromeburne.com. 2015: Finalist for 'Blogger of the Year' award from Medical Journalists' Association.
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Since his father was diagnosed with dementia in 2012, Obhi has been applying his statistical background and analytical skills to exploring the possible causes and treatments for dementia. To share his conclusions, he has made an investigative documentary, which will be his fourth feature film. youmustbenuts.info
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Travis Christofferson is a science writer and a graduate of the Montana State Honors Program in molecular biology. He also has an M.S. in Material Engineering and Science from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. He is the author of the bestselling book 'Tripping Over the Truth: The Metabolic Theory of Cancer'. It gives an historical perspective on the re-emerging theory that cancer is triggered and driven by damage to mitochondria. Link
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Prof Richard Feinman
Richard David Feinman is Professor of Cell Biology at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Trained in protein and enzyme chemistry, his mission is to bring biochemical mechanism and serious scientific standards into the study of nutrition. He’s a critics of establishment medical nutrition, widely seen to have failed to provide the public with accurate information. His blog is at feinmantheother.com
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Jane Feinmann is an award-winning medical journalist with a special interest in investigating safe and effective healthcare. She belongs to Imperial College Health Partners’ Patient Safety Champion Network. Her website is janefeinmann.com.
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Former medical correspondent for both the Sunday Times and The Independent Oliver Gillie is a scientist and writer who has won 17 awards for his work on national newspapers. He has also conducted an award-winning campaign to raise public and government awareness about the benefits of vitamin D. healthresearchforum.org.uk
Aidan Goggins is, unusually, both a pharmacist and a nutritionist. He attempted to bridge the gap between these frequently opposed disciplines in his award-winning book The Health Delusion. His blog has authoritative posts on current nutritional controversies. healthuncut.com / aidangoggins.com/blogger
Rufus Greenbaum describes himself as a “private individual” but he has an extensive knowledge of Vitamin D and has also been experimenting with various approaches to preventative health and recording the results. His page with Vitamin D UK data.
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- New wonder weight-loss drug. Don’t worry about the cancer - 13 Feb 2015
- Why demonising fat is daft… - 30 Oct 2013
Patrick Holford is a nutrition expert specialising in mental health. In 1984 he founded the Institute for Optimum Nutrition. He is director of the Food for the Brain Foundation, and it's outpatient clinic, the Brain Bio Centre. He is author of 36 books, including the best-selling Optimum Nutrition Bible and, together with Jerome Burne, Food is Better Medicine than Drugs and 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing. patrickholford.com.
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- Myths about Alzheimer’s cures and what you can try instead - 13 Apr 2014
- Vitamins – a waste of money or victims of bad science? - 13 Jan 2014
Dr Malcolm Kendrick
Dr Malcolm Kendrick – a GP in Lancashire – is the UK’s most determined and informed critic of statins – The Great Cholesterol Con - as well as other medical obsessions such as health checks and mammograms. He campaigns for a more balanced approach to health at drmalcolmkendrick.org
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- Why heart doctors will soon get fooled again - 17 Nov 2015
- Your indispensable guide through the health advice jungle - 7 May 2015
- Sons of statin: How the new arrivals narrowly missed disaster - 1 Dec 2014
Melayna Lamb is a University of Sussex graduate with a masters in political philosophy. She specialises in the philosophy of law, with a particular interest in the operations of the pharmaceutical industry. She now works for a human rights NGO. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Joanne McCormack , GP for 25 years& Named GP for Safeguarding children in Warrington & Halton, Cheshire is one of 12 founder members of the new charity PHCuk which campaigns for better nutritional advice in the UK. In 2015 she started a website www.healthylivingsite.me and became an expert advisor to www.iquitsugar.com , and in 2016 started www.fatismyfriend.co.uk to show how eating real food could help health.
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Professor David H. Newman
Professor David Newman is an emergency room physician and director of clinical research at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York. His latest book ‘Hippocrates' Shadow: What Doctors Don't Know, Don't Tell You, And How Truth Can Repair the Patient-Doctor Breach’ argues that medicine focuses narrowly on the rewards of technology and science, exaggerating their benefits and ignoring or minimizing their perils. Editor-in-Chief TheNNT.com | Editor-in-Chief SMARTEM.org
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- The statins wars: Another round and maybe some clarity - 11 Jun 2014
Patricia Peat is a former oncology nurse who established Cancer Options consultancy to help people access quality information about building integrative cancer programmes. Passionate about the role people can play in their own recovery Cancer Options has been at the forefront of integrative cancer care for 18 years. canceroptions.co.uk |
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Sophie Sabbage is a writer, inspirational speaker and facilitator of mindset transformation. Having led a successful consultancy called Interaction for twenty years, she has now reshaped her vocation in response to her diagnosis of stage four lung cancer in October 2014. She is now focusing her energy and talent on helping other cancer sufferers find their way through the terror and grief of their experience while radically shifting the conventional narrative about this disease. Her book ‘The Cancer Whisperer: How To Let Cancer Heal Your Life’ was published on 6 October 2015 on the Amazon Kindle platform. | sophiesabbage.com
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Marika Sboros is a health and medical writer, journalist, editor, and associate editor of BizNews.com, and commutes between London and Johannesburg.
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Rupert Sheldrake, Ph.D. is a biologist and author of more than 80 scientific papers and 10 books, including The Science Delusion (January 2012). He was a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge, a Research Fellow of the Royal Society, and from 2005-2010 the Director of the Perrott-Warrick Project, funded from Trinity College, Cambridge. His web site is sheldrake.org
Dr Des Spence
Dr Des Spence – is a Glasgow GP and columnist for the British Medical Journal. His description of his blog says precisely what it is about: ‘all the stupid and bad things that medicine does.’ bad4umedicine.blogspot.co.uk
Gregory Stoloff is founder and CEO of the drug discovery company SEEK, which he set up in 2004 after a successful career in investment banking. Its aim was to focus on research into medical issues that involved the immune system. He has also been involved in several publications and holds numerous patents relating to immune system products. He is also the CEO of Care Oncology Clinic.
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Hannah Sutter was a lawyer for 17 years before becoming involved in the low carb diet and obesity. See her book ‘Big Fat Lies’. She runs a specialist service for people wanting to use the diet to reverse obesity, treat diabetes and for general wellbeing. www.bigfatlies.co.uk. Clinical trials are being run on her range of completely natural low carb high protein foods.
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- Five worrying questions about statins - 18 Jul 2014
- Why Very Low Calorie Diets (VLCD) won’t solve the diabetes crisis - 12 Mar 2014
- SACN or Sack ‘em: the committee that’s confused about carbs - 28 Nov 2013
Dr David Unwin is the senior partner of a Merseyside GP practice where he has worked since 1986. He has been elected a fellow of the RCGP for services to GP training and designing his own ear-wax curette! Interested in the role of hope in the consultation and helping patients avoid unnecessary medication, he advocates working with people not lecturing them.
Robert Verkerk, an expert in sustainability, heads the Alliance for Natural Health which he founded over ten years ago to challenge EU legislation on food supplements. Since then the ANH has continued to challenge the way supplements and complementary medicine is regulated. anh-europe.org
Michael Wakeman is a pharmacist and healthcare consultant with master’s degrees in pharmaceutical analysis, nutritional medicine, and shortly clinical oncology. He has extensive experience in natural medicines research, is a regular contributor to health publications and in 2009 his research was selected to promote the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s scientific conference. Email