Food Truths

Oh yes, you really should make use of this

Problems with the gut? Bloating an embarrassing concern? The answer is here Do exactly what nature intended… using the way nature prefers Make the right moves this summer – feel the inner comfort!  With the sun beaming in the sky and the COVID restrictions eased there is a chance to get back to a more normal social life. And that might mean a significant change in diet. Barbeques in the sun with good rich food, family meals out and a…
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Snack foods that are good for you

Ooops! I got caught in the wrong…again! Here are some really healthy snack foods to try How to teach good habits to the children… and learn a few lessons for ourselves too. All right, I admit it… I was caught red-handed. Last week in response to a readers email I mentioned I was reading my morning paper whilst happily working my way through a mouthful of cornflakes. Not a fresh fruit salad, or eggs and bacon (poached eggs and bacon…
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At last, some time-travelling tips for beginners

What would you say to your younger self?  Some time-travelling tips for beginners  How to slow ageing with a colourful food and why cheese is good for your brain! There was a thing going around on social media recently. It went like this… “If you could write a note to your younger self, what would you say in only THREE words?” It’s a pretty interesting question, I suppose. I mean – what would YOU say? Some of the answers online…
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Why you’re not getting your fill of this popular breakfast

Here’s how to upset a health professional – without even trying! The oat knowledge that every reader needs Discover the secret to a slow release, slow transit early repast It was the equivalent of telling a proud new mum that her baby looks like Boris Johnson, suggesting that your mum’s expensive hairdo is similar to Leo Sayer’s or even that your teenage son looks smart. For once I hadn’t committed a major social gaffe, but I did get a very…
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The porkies they tell about our porkers

The great British banger is under fire again – don’t believe what they say Here’s why they will remain on the Collins diet sheet And why it is time to challenge your food buying habits There is a worrying argument between the EU and the UK about sausages being provided into Northern Ireland. I understand that this is about trade rules, but underpinning these are the same old problems we’ve seen before. Once again the opportunity for challenges to the…
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Why people are wrong about onion breath

The surprising food that kills bad breath  A natural mouthwash that really works  How to protect yourself during a dental drought My dog loves to eat. By ‘love’ I mean… If you were to leave a gigantic bag of food unattended, he would continue to eat that food until he exploded. A bit like me in my mid-20s! Until about 5 years ago, I used to fork out for dog chews that were designed to clean his teeth. The idea…
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