General Health

A healthy tonic from a most unlikely source

How the good things in life can be even better Why science isn’t all bad Why this really can make a huge difference to health for all of us Today I have some fantastic news for those of you with a penchant for red wine. It turns out that a small glass a day is good for you as it can lower blood pressure for those at risk according to a study published in 20201. So that’s great! But I…
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Another link between gut and brain health

How your gut is linked to these serious illnesses  When your microbiome becomes poisonous  Do you need a poo transplant?  Last week I confessed that I’d not been feeling great during this last lockdown. I’d been overeating comfort foods out of anxiety and boredom, to the point where I really piled on the pounds. My stomach began to ache all the time and I felt pretty miserable in my head too. If you missed it, you can read that post…
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How to get healthy by opening your back door…

This is why Good life letter readers are the very best A remarkable health benefit from Dandelion & Burdock Why it’s time to celebrate the weed patches I can’t thank you enough for the emails I have had since I wrote about my lockdown struggle on Friday. You truly are a wonderful and supportive bunch, if Carlsberg made an audience for a modest little health letter, it would probably look a lot like you… It has really helped me focus…
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My lockdown dietary shame revealed

I have to confess something to you  How emotions influence your health  Four danger signs to watch for I started writing these emails back in the Dark Ages… When the internet was only knee-high to a grasshopper… And most of cyberspace was all fields. During that time, I’ve researched a lot of health subjects and made many amazing discoveries about physical and mental wellbeing. Because of that, I’ve made changes to my lifestyle – following the advice I give you…
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An unpopular theory could hold the key to major diseases

Discover why you gut could be at the heart of major conditions Severe depression, fibromyalgia and even autism linked to poor digestive function Your humble servant may just come to the rescue again – find out why If it’s not a rude question to pose you – do your guts leak? Please don’t take offence at my blunt approach, because I’m not actually asking you the question that you think I am. This has nothing to do with what comes…
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This is why BBC’s Bill Turnbull wants you to act now

The incidence of this condition is increasing, but it has to be stopped How a simple 30 second online test can help The daily routine that will protect your prostate – click here Today’s letter concerns an emotive, worrying and deeply personal topic for many people. I’ll guarantee that any man of a certain age will be thinking about this. In some cases it might even be keeping you awake at night – literally. I’m talking about the prostate gland…
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