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Why fruit is so bad for you

Revealed, the two most toxic fruits  The cocktail that causes cancer  So… is there any point in washing your fruit? Here’s the good and bad news We live in worrying times. The levels of pollution and toxins in the world are hugely troubling – from microplastics in our bloodstream to ‘forever chemicals’ in our water supplies. One of the ways I’ve always advised to protect your health is through good nutrition, eating whole fruit and vegetables as much as possible….
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How to avoid a breakfast conversation none of us wants to have

These statistics are more than worrying, they’ll scare you Why could this essential vitamin hold the key? Discover the major health benefits that are ‘E-asy’ to get hold of October is breast cancer awareness month in the UK. You might think that you know all about this common cancer, and I hope that any women reading this is regularly checking their own body for the early signs Maybe that is why the rates of early stage detection of breast cancer…
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Well that went badly

This scientist just got roasted  Yet more unhelpful headlines about weight and diet  How to reduce your diabetes risk safely and naturally Well, that went badly. Last month, Prof Roy Taylor, from Newcastle University, spoke at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes’ annual conference. In his speech he talked about new data which found that people of ‘normal weight’ with type-2 diabetes could “achieve remission” by losing weight. I’ve put ‘normal weight’ in inverted commas because that’s already…
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How being naughty can be good for you

Discover the guilty secret of being home alone Why these fifteen health benefits are just a shake away This is the easiest healthy change to make right now – click here Sometimes I feel like a guilty schoolboy when I’m left home alone. Lara had gone to stay with her sister for the night and I was not required on the trip, so the whole of Saturday was all mine! I began to think of all the ‘naughty’ things I…
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The secret power of purple food

Why you should eat more fruit and veg of this colour  The power of a purple tomato  Are you eating the rainbow? Here’s why you should Did you manage to pick any blackberries this year? There were tonnes around the hedgerows where I live. And this September I actually remembered to get out with some containers and a big bag so I could get ‘em while they were fat and juicy. I am always aware of the old tradition that…
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How to avoid this family curse

Why this story terrified me when I was younger Discover why common medications can be a problem for your stomach How a cabbage can treat this nasty condition It was a simple question for a 10 year old to ask: “Why is it that grandma doesn’t eat very much?” Little did the young Ray Collins realise that the answer would strike fear into his heart. …That his mum would launch into a description of how his grandmother once had an…
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