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The future of nutrition might shock people

You might find this nutritional tip disgusting  This type of insect has more protein, iron and vitamins than beef  Could insects become our allies in our fight to feed a growing population without destroying the environment? Hi Mexico, 1995. The big yellow bus ground to a halt in the city of Oaxaca. (Pronounced “Wah-hacka!”) Off the bus stepped one Ray Collins and his wife Lara. As this was a long time ago, I had significantly more hair. Although, I was…
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Could this really wash away asthma and back pain?

Why good health has a wet history Discover how water can help an asthma sufferer The 19th Century monk who had a major influence on modern medicine Last week I wrote about the possibility that cold water swimming could help prevent dementia. If you missed it click here. I was pleased with your responses. Many of you wrote in to tell me of other ways that this kind of water therapy can help with a range of problems. Using water…
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Vampires will hate you for this immunity booster

Try this anti-vampire method of increasing your resistance to infections  This new trial into vitamin D and Covid-19 is going to be interesting  It already boosts immunity… but can it really help protect us against coronavirus? Worried about vampires? Don’t have a stake handy? No crucifix in the house? No problem! All you need is a bulb of fresh garlic and the monster cannot touch you. That’s how the story goes anyway. But why would we invent such an odd…
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Could memories be frozen for all time by doing this?

Why this debilitating condition needs better understanding Discover the shocking number of sufferers… and the scary forecast How an ice cold dip could benefit those with dementia Whenever I visit my Dad and witness his daily struggle with dementia, I just HAVE to sit down and write a Good Life Letter. If his problems have a silver lining, it’s that they inspire me to investigate new, natural solutions to this terrible problem. Because it’s something we ALL want… We want…
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When your insides turn to bad avocado

The trouble with avocados – and why your cells have the same problem!  How vitamin C slows down ageing  Another way to boost your immune system this winter – by switching this appliance off at night! I love avocados. They’re not only delicious but full of nutrients, including vitamins C, E, K, and B-6, riboflavin, folate, niacin, potassium and magnesium. There are two very annoying things about them, though. Firstly, trying to get a properly ripe one is tricky. Often…
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How a lack of beach time could cause this long term problem

Discover why a beach holiday should make you think of health  Remember Pi in maths… well here’s Si and it’s much more interesting  You really need to read this – it’s for your own good I’m not alone in this, and I am certainly not looking for sympathy. Missing out on my annual trip to Portugal has deprived me of a proper health boost. I really missed not having the time in the sun, eating fish straight from the sea…
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