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View Sugar tax rejection proof that the fight will be a tough one

Sugar tax rejection proof that the fight will be a tough one

The news which has broken this week that the government has rejected Chef Jamie Oliver’s call for a 7p tax on cans of sugary drinks is disappointing yet extremely predictable. Over 140,000 signed the celebrity cook’s online petition which was instigated earlier this month in his excellent programme Jamie’s Sugar Rush, meaning its numbers triggered…

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View Sugar tax the start of a long fight against the killer ingredient

Sugar tax the start of a long fight against the killer ingredient

For those of us infuriated by the havoc that excess sugar consumption is wreacking on the nation’s health, Jamie’s Sugar Rush was quite possibly the most important programme on television in many a long year. Jamie Oliver, the celebrity chef turned health campaigner in this hard hitting one hour documentary on Channel 4 on Thursday…

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View Gut week campaign much-needed for the health of the nation

Gut week campaign much-needed for the health of the nation

The national Gut Week campaign for 2015 is about to commence and at the Taymount Clinic we applaud this initiative. For 16 years, this campaign has ran with the aim of making the public aware of gut related problems and in doing so, makes us, as a nation much more comfortable with discussing the issues….

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View Over prescription of antibiotics creating a terrifying future for mankind

Over prescription of antibiotics creating a terrifying future for mankind

The over-reliance of antibiotics as a means to fight minor illness is one of the greatest concerns to those of us in the field of microbiology today, because without a change of attitude the future of mankind is bleak. A recent article in the Daily Mail gives some alarming statistics showing a staggering level of…

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View Bright future for gut bacteria and donors after BBC endorsement, say specialists

Bright future for gut bacteria and donors after BBC endorsement, say specialists

One of the world’s leading specialists in a pioneering treatment using gut bacteria to help restore health says it hopes in less than a generation’s time faecal bacteria donation will be as common as blood donors. Director of Science, Glenn Taylor, Founder of the Taymount Clinic, in Hertfordshire, which treats people from all over the…

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View Pioneering UK clinic opens up for business in North America

Pioneering UK clinic opens up for business in North America

A UK clinic at the forefront of a restorative therapy which uses gut bacteria from a healthy donor to restore a healthy gut flora in patients with a broad range of conditions, has created a clinic in the Bahamas in response to a growing demand from North America. The Taymount Clinic, which has its headquarters…

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View UK fighting losing obesity battle due to sugar fixation, warns addiction expert

UK fighting losing obesity battle due to sugar fixation, warns addiction expert

An expert in food addiction has warned the country is fighting a losing battle against obesity due to the attitude of major food producers. “Unless food producers show some responsibility for what they are putting in our bodies then this obesity epidemic is going to get worse,” warned Enid Taylor, ND. She made the comments…

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