In 2020, Vitamin D has generated unprecedented levels of interest. Vitamin D is a hormone precursor produced by the body when our skin is exposed to sunlight. Including foods such as oily fish and eggs in your diet can also increase levels of this essential nutrient.
The increasing prevalence of food allergies worldwide means more people than ever are affected by allergies to food. It is predicted that by 2025, half of the entire EU population will be affected by chronic allergic diseases, the UK alone has an estimated 2 million people suffering from a diagnosed food allergy – one of the highest rates of allergic conditions in the world.
The Royal College of Physicians of London was founded in the City of London in 1518 and whilst the vision and desire for a medicinal garden existed throughout the history of the College it was not fully realised for almost another 450 years.