Daily Archives: June 8, 2008

Dr John Briffa on testing for food sensitivity: applied kinesiology, dowsing and IgG tests

JDC reports that he “always thought that Dr John Briffa was like a more grown-up version of Patrick Holford” – and until recently I had rather agreed with him. However, Briffa has now taken up some worrying positions on vaccines and autism. Along with Dr Crippen, “I am worried about Dr John Briffa.” Continue reading

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Patrick Holford and the Bikini Diet

Patrick Holford has sent his latest email on weight-loss to our faithful reader, Precious Ramotswe. Mma Ramotswe has written to Holford Watch to ask for our advice.

Dear Holford Watch,

I am a traditionally-built lady, as you know. Most of the time, this is of great advantage to me (e.g., snakes know where I am and I can cast shade for small children), but I am subject to much advice on the topic of weight-loss. Patrick Holford has sent me an email about his eating programme. He exhorts me to “Be proud to be seen in [my] bikini this summer and switch to a low GL diet today”. I have looked through it but there is no mention of cake which makes me a little sad. However, it may be possible to put something together from oats and fruit, although that may make me sadder as it does not resemble cake. Continue reading

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