Food Truths

A myth about drinking water

Busting a common myth about drinking water  How to help your kidneys do their job properly  A tea that can help flush away toxins Now that the hot weather’s here, you’ll doubtless hear the warning to drink plenty of water. But how much water is ‘enough’? And can you have too much? For an activity that we ALL need to do every day, it’s amazing how much confusion there is about drinking water. The most common answer you’ll hear is…
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The food that ages you 10 years in 4 weeks

This problem kills more people than smoking – yet less is being done about it  The food that ages you 10 years in 4 weeks This isn’t freedom, it’s exploitation… Smoking is one of the biggest causes of illness in the UK. Around 78,000 people die per year. Bad, bad, bad. And we all know it. That is why there are major campaigns to get people to quit and why smoking is banned from indoor spaces. Tobacco companies cannot advertise…
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The real reason you get cravings

Why you crave bad food (and why it’s not your fault)  The foods that act like heroin  25 everyday health problems and their possible causes Have you ever had such a strong craving for food that you wonder if you’re addicted? The usual culprits for this are coffee, chocolate, cakes, ice cream, bread, pasta, biscuits and cheese. Sometimes it might seem as if you’d NEVER be able to give one of these up – that you’d be unable to control…
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Exposed at last – the breakfast table killer

As a kid a bag of chips was a treat – is it now? Discover the health time bomb on your table Find out what a salty scientist has to say As a kid I used to love Friday nights. Dad would always finish work a little earlier and I would wait down the road to meet him as he walked back from work. Then the two of us would walk down to the local chip shop to buy dinner….
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Are lamb and red wine good for the brain?

New research revealed  The food deficiency that causes 67% of these cancer cases  Are lamb and red wine good for the brain? The World Cancer Research Fund has published some brand new research. I think it could be of interest to Good Life Letter readers. Yes, it pretty much backs up what our message has ALWAYS been – but it’s worth remembering – eat a wide range of whole foods to avoid pain and serious illness. The WCRF has reported…
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Just what the doctor ordered over Easter

Discover why we should all act like an Aztec emperor Why a little of this sweet stuff can do you good Great news for the future – a hug is not long away Over a cold and windy Easter weekend I needed something to cheer me up. So I set to with a bit of research. It was a pleasure to discover that I, Ray Collins, am a descendant of Montezuma II – Emperor of the Aztecs. Or maybe I…
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