Food Truths

Do our children really deserve this? Clearly not!

allergies in the UK

How can it be that half of our children have developed allergies? The shocking discovery – food and allergy links Discover why our kids are heading for disaster At school I was aware of two kids who had asthma (one of whom also suffered from hay fever) and one lad who frightened us all by collapsing during a game of rugby, needing a boiled sweet to revive him. Turned out he had diabetes. Plus there was the surprising incident where…
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I hate to say I told you so, but…

Is red meat healthy

Rant warning! Don’t health journalists think any more?  Why this latest story about red meat and cancer is not really a story at all  The real villain here… I hate to say I told you so… And this email isn’t to crow about it or show off about my genius health insights. In fact, my insights were obvious – and this is why I’m so angry. Anyway, let me explain… On the 30th September you might have seen headlines in…
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What are the health benefits of this Aztec food of the Gods?

Healthy Chocolate

Discover how dark chocolate can protect your brain cells Chocolate for life, love and health What do the Aztecs, Madame du Barry and Casanova have in common? I like a good news story, and today’s is all about CHOCOLATE. How about that for an attention grabbing first line……….. especially as some of the latest research says that chocolate isn’t just good eating, it could also guard against brain injury following a stroke. I can’t imagine that the Journal of Cerebral…
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A lifesaver if you have this food problem

Crisps are not a healthy food

How this diet turned a teenager blind My take on this shocking diet story – why weight isn’t the biggest worry people should have If you have problems with getting a wide range of foods into your diet, then here’s something to help I remember when my daughter was about ten, she had a friend who would occasionally come to our house to play. This girl was polite and well brought up. Her family seemed well-adjusted and happy. But what…
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Why you should eat in threes

Easy Weight Loss

Why you shouldn’t trust an easy answer when it comes to health…  But then again, this 3-3-3 formula for good heart health makes sense…  And it could help stabilise your blood sugar People love easy solutions. I understand that. After all, imagine a single pill that could solve all your pain problems… A push-button business idea that would end your money worries… A secret formula that will guarantee you stay slim for life… These sorts of promises are hard to…
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The autumnal trick to improve your heart

healthy heart in autumn

The clever trick you can do in September to fix your health Why the time to do this is now Here’s a way to get your heart in better shape Well, well, well… it’s September! Autumn is my favourite time of the year – mainly the bit from now until the clocks change on 27th October. I love the fresher bite of the air… the mulchy scents of the countryside… And the fact that you can go to shops, parks and…
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