Food Truths

You might love this, or completely hate it

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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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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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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The real reasons why we should eat more good honey

Manuka Honey, Raw Honey, Healthy Honey

Is honey really ‘lethal’ to babies? Good news for diabetics Protect your brain from dementia with these vegetarian sources of omega 3 fatty acids Hello, I like to think that each of my Good Life Letters can be put to use in some way or another. Mind you, I think that about every bit of information I come across. That’s why my office is piled with books, newspapers and reports… shelves groan with boxes of paper… My wife hates my…
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Can you miss out breakfast

Breakfast

Here we go again, another breakfast scare story But is it true? Does it all add up? I’ll explain why not How to re-programme your eating habits to reduce cravings and lose weight Call me a cantankerous middle-aged man – and many do… But I like to cook alone. I stick some good music on in the kitchen, then get chopping and boiling and whatever-ing in peace. The worst thing is when someone says ‘Can I help?’ – and they…
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