About David Taylor

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David Taylor is a psychologist with a background in psychopharmacology and development. From working with children he developed an interest in the effects of environmental factors, particularly the effects of nutrition, upon mental and physical health. He is co-director of Optimum Nutrition North East in Durham City, with his wife Sandra, a health psychologist. They take a holistic approach to health and wellbeing focussing upon nutrition, stress and lifestyle. For more information about Optimum Nutrition North East and the services and products available Tel: 0191 3849088; E: dtaylor@onne.freeserve.co.uk; W: www.foryourhealth.co.uk

Articles by David Taylor

  1. Essential Fatty Acids, Diet and Developmental Disorders

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    It has been estimated that between 5 and 10 percent of the population have behavioural difficulties, with many youngsters so diagnosed displaying delayed language development, poor ...

  2. Learning Disabilities and Fatty Acids

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    The link between fatty acids and learning is currently generating considerable media interest as the result of a study recently completed in Durham. This is the first trial of its k...

  3. A Fishy Tale and a Drop of Oil

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    As more and more people are becoming aware of the importance of diet and are sampling the plethora of supplements available in order to improve their health, David Taylor stresses t...

  4. Preventing Prostate Cancer Through Diet

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    Prostate gland problems affects 30% of men aged 20-40, 50% of men by 60, rising to 80% by 80, and prostate cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in men in the UK. A...

  5. Breath Testing for Development Disorders?

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    Regular contributor David Taylor discusses dyspraxia, a childhood neuro-developmental disorder that is thought by some to affect around 5% of the population. The disorder is charact...

  6. Tom's Story

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    In this case study David Taylor discusses Irlen (Scotopic Sensitivity) Syndrome and the effect it had on one particular child. Irlen Syndrome is a complex condition, which often coe...

  7. Omega-6 Is Good for the Skin

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    Omega-3 fatty acids are constantly in the news. Omega-6 fatty acids are equally important according to David Taylor in keeping us healthy. The key one is linoleic acid (LA), the pre...

  8. Prevention or Cure: What's the Problem with Milk?

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    The author looks at milk and why, like other white dietary products – salt, sugar, white flour, white rice, and white pasta – it should be excluded from our diet. He e...

  9. Are All Fish Oils Equal? - Part I

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    In this first in a series of articles on fish oils, the author focuses on Omega 3 and what to look for when buying this oil. To get the right results it is vital to choose the right...

  10. Prevention or Cure: Are all Fish Oils Equal? Part II

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    In the second part of the David Taylor Expert Column about fish oils, he looks at how we should take fish oils, whether they contain any contaminants and finally how well they work....

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