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Common Colds and Flu

So the common cold has been dealt with in various ways – from just grunt up and get on with it.  To take some vitamin C, or take cold and flu tablets or Paracetamol. But are we in fact prolonging the illness by taking many of these medications and would we do better to simply …

Wheat Belly by William Davis

Another interesting book about wheat. …….  where it comes from, the benefits, the negatives, the effects ….. All of this information is out there to make us think – opinions are from the human mind, but so is research. Data and facts are interesting – but take a look at who is researching and who …

Hungry for Change

What a fabulous film – it puts on the screen and in the media everything we speak about from a nutritional and healthy stand point.   It is not rocket science what we should eat and drink, we would feel and function so much better if we paid more attention to this.  However society conspires …

Sugar … the enemy …..

Do we REALLY realise exactly how bad SUGAR is for us …. we continue to eat cakes, drink sugary drinks, eat starchy carbohydrates ….. Just look at this list of reasons why not to eat SUGAR compiled by Nancy Appleton PHD. “Sugar is the biggest enemy that we have in our diet. It is the …

The Men that make us Thin

The Men that Make us Thin

 What a great documentary about the food industry and fitness industry in relation to loosing weight.  They show that exercise alone does not burn enough calories to loose weight.  Exercise is essential to a healthy life – alleviating stress, proven that those who exercise spend significantly less time in the GP’s room and so cost …

Weirdest Cycling Fuels

There is some interesting thinking here in this article by Scott Rosenfield  Good views on sports nutrition and the concept that the sugar shots and drinks are dehydrating the body, which in turn will lead to issues due to the sugar overload on the pancreas, causing a disruption to insulin production and liver where an overload …