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Natural mosquito repellent

The toast spread that repels insects Four foods that make you unattractive And four foods that make you MORE attractive Marmite. Love it or hate it? Personally, I cannot stand the stuff. However, if I was one of those people who gets constantly bitten by mozzies and midges, then perhaps I might reconsider. As I was saying a few weeks back, there’s a natural way to repel biting insects, developed originally in Mississippi in 1928. No DEET, no oiliness or…
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How Nigella can cure your migraine

Could nigella seeds be a natural cure for migraine

Straight outta Morocco: the black seeds that get rid of headaches and more The health secret of “liquid gold” How this remedy can boost libido in men and help post-menopausal women too… A Good Life reader has recently been on holiday in Morocco. He emailed me to say that at 42 degrees celsius, it was VERY HOT, and he began to feel a little wilted. That was when an optical migraine set in. Coincidentally, my intrepid reader was in Marrakech-Tensift-Al…
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The toast spread that’s BETTER than an NHS treatment

Honey treatment for cuts, ulcers and burns

Discover why those ‘Senior Moments’ are nothing to worry about How a fishy fact can really improve your memory How a scabby chin proved my point “Now what did I come in here for?” Does this ever happen to you? You walk into a room full of intent to do something then stop in your tracks looking around you whilst you search for a clue as to what it might have been. The first thing you need to realise is…
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Why body image needs to be revisited

Positive body image

Why your body is like a car (in a good way) An interesting trick that could change a bad body image More bad news about processed food Hello, Imagine you’re driving a beaten-up Mini Metro. You park outside a shop, black smoke belching from the exhaust, and get out of the car. The rusty door closes behind you with a squeak. A snotty teenager standing by a nearby lamppost with a can of Monster energy drink snorts with derision. “Ha…
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How to combat potassium deficiency

How to avoid potassium deficiency

If you’re still drinking cola after this, I’d be amazed… …but to be honest I don’t expect many of you would do what this lady did The hidden danger of disco dancing – a warning to all dancing Dads! Hello, What a headline, it’s like I am writing in a real scientific journal! But to save you reaching for the medical dictionary, or more likely opening a new tab with Google search in it… hypokalaemia means lowered levels of potassium…
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Childhood obesity: Why it is time to act

Fast food is killing our children

Why it’s up to us to help our children stay healthy? The ‘food lie’ that’s as bad as anything the tobacco industry ever came up with Good snack, bad snack? Treat time or evil parent? Hello, You’ve got to hand it to the fast food industry? They’ll use ANY argument to try and make sure their profits stay healthy. Concern for their customers?? Oh no? They don’t seem to care if they stay healthy or not. As long as the…
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