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Is Processed Food Really That Bad For You?
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It’s not hard to imagine the look of horror on people’s faces when I pull one of these out for breakfast. A microwave Doner Kebab, for breakfast. Check out the ingredient list: Must be terrible for you right? How could somebody even entertain such an evil? Have got got any idea what eating that crap […]

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Why Sugar Is As Bad For Your Liver As Alcohol
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I am loath and I do mean loath to cover old ground and for me the sugar debate is done and dusted. Hardly anyone is fooled by the sugar is empty harmless calories argument anymore. Robert Lustig is the man that led the way. And he says it a lot better than I who learnt […]

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Do Calories Matter? Carbohydrates
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Understanding Glycemic Index is one of the most basic, most health contributing concepts that are essential to understand for making better informed choices about what to eat. I’m not going to go into the ins and outs of what Carbs actually are. We can begin to build on the foundations of what you already know. […]

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What is The Microbiome And Why Is It Good For Me?
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I’m not going to cover ground that is already well trodden. I will point you to a series of articles explaining the basics of the microbiome. This article will serve as an introduction to the Microbiome and I believe withut question(2) that the future of health and nutrition will be understood almost, if not exclusively […]

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Eat For Health Not Vanity
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I remember when I was growing up I used to think women were bigger back in the 70’s. I thought women were simply curvier in those days. They weren’t of course, it’s just that the ideal female body type was different in the 70’s. Women we’re under a social pressure to have that kind of […]

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Do Calories Matter?
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Calories this, calories that. Count your calories. Reduce your calorie intake. What is a calorie? One of my very few memories of an actual lesson at school other than winding German teachers up to the level of rage and making them cry is one particular science lesson. We got to burn things. Burn things!! We […]

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