Lifestyle Before Medication

A pharmacist's perspective on health and metabolic disease

In response to Mac Mckenna: Taxing sugar does not discourage its use.

On Monday, the 2017 FIZZ (fighting sugar in soft-drinks) symposium was held in Auckland.  There was an overwhelming support for New Zealand to tax sugar-sweetened beverages.   Today, this opinion … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

The benefits of “messy play”

There was a really memorable Saturday afternoon last year when I was working in an After-hours pharmacy. Four children, aged between 8-12 years came in within about two hours. Each … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · 1 Comment