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Patrick’s 6 top tips for beating sugar addiction

If you’ve been reading recent headlines you’ll have noticed that it’s sugar, not fat that is the bad guy as far as health and weight goes. So how do you kick the sugar habit? Sugar is addictive and if you’ve … Continue reading

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22 habits of happy people

Many people spend their lives waiting to be happy.  You may think, “if only I had more money,” or “could lose weight,” or you fill in the blank, then I would be happy. Well here’s a secret: you can be … Continue reading

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Mounting research shows that flu vaccines don’t work

Studies show that the influenza vaccine is ineffective in the elderly and very young, and recent animal studies suggest that vaccinating against one strain of influenza may actually increase the risk of being infected with a related but different influenza … Continue reading

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Are Food Allergies Causing Your Migraines?

Searching the medical literature in PubMed.gov using the search terms “migraine” and “food allergies” will provide you with nearly 160 different studies of this kind, so do yourself a favor and don’t dismiss this potential connection. One randomized, double blind, cross-over … Continue reading

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The unhealthiest “health foods.”

If you grew up believing the best way to start your day was a bowl of cereal, a piece of whole wheat toast smeared with margarine, and a glass of orange juice, you’re in good company. If your health is … Continue reading

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10 REASONS TO EAT MORE SPROUTS

Sprouts truly are the best locally-grown food, yet not enough people eat or grow them. Considering there many health and environmental benefits, it’s time to consider adding sprouts to your diet.   1. Experts estimate that there can be up to 100 times more … Continue reading

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Can your kids do their A,B,C?

When going back to school after an extended break, it is essential that your child is in the best of health. This will help them to avoid catching an illness and stop them bringing it home to you! Do you … Continue reading

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What’s the best test for early detection of memory decline?

Editorial by Patrick Holford, CEO, Food for the Brain Foundation What’s the best test for early detection of memory decline? Our online Cognitive Function Test comes up trumps in comparison with current best ‘paper and pencil’ tests, says leading international … Continue reading

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HOW EXCESS SUGAR AFFECTS YOUR BODY

HOW EXCESS SUGAR AFFECTS YOUR BODY (VIDEO) By James Colquhoun Sugar is a topic that we here at Food Matters talk a lot about because it’s a huge problem in today’s society and things need to change! We all know … Continue reading

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How Whole Body Vibration Exercises Can Help Improve Fitness in the Elderly

Visit the Fitness Video Library   By Dr. Mercola Exercise is a critical part of a healthy lifestyle, and it can be a part of your life no matter what your age. In fact, staying active becomes increasingly important as … Continue reading

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