Category Archives: Diet and Nutrition

Advice for a health diet.

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

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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.

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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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HOW EXCESS SUGAR AFFECTS YOUR BODY

HOW EXCESS SUGAR AFFECTS YOUR BODY

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The unsavoury aspects of farmed shrimps

By Dr. Mercola For the past several years, I’ve increasingly recommended avoiding most seafood due to widespread contamination, primarily by mercury, PCBs and other environmental pollutants. Shrimp, however, due to their small size, have generally been considered to be one of … Continue reading

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Natures Best Alternative Sweeteners

By Mark Briggs and Elissa Goodman Sugar has become a constant companion in most of our lives. Whether added to our tea or coffee, or found in our favorite packaged foods we find in the supermarket aisles, sugar is hard … Continue reading

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Are you Getting Enough? Fruit & Veggies!

Forget five a day: Now scientists say you’ll be healthier and happier eating SEVEN daily portions of fruit and vegetables. For years we’ve been told to eat at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day to stay healthy.  … Continue reading

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VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY ‘EPIDEMIC’

An interesting article popped up in the Daily Mail on 15th October.  The article reported on a study which indicates the true level of Vitamin D deficiency in the UK.  This study shows that one in nine people in the … Continue reading

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Do you have a gluten intolerance?

If you have celiac disease or gluten intolerance, you may wonder what it is about gluten that makes you sick. In modern times more and more people are affected by problems with gluten and have turned to a gluten-free diet … Continue reading

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Astaxanthin, Vitamin D and Jamie Oliver!

Astaxanthin – the Super Anti-Oxidant Astaxanthin has many unique properties not shared by other carotenoids. It protects the entire cell membrane attaching itself to each layer, thereby offering global protection for each cell. While most antioxidants, such as vitamin C … Continue reading

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