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Stress

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Stress is a notion that’s close to the heart of natural nutrition. Put simply, all causes of disease can be traced to an unreasonable level of stress being placed on your body. The kind of stress I’m talking about is … Continue reading

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Sugar – beat the craving

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Sugar is a drug. A sweet but vicious drug. No one who removes sugar from their diet for any significant period of time can fail to notice the effects it has. These effects can vary from physical to mental and … Continue reading

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The problem with bread

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I have written elsewhere in this website about bread, wheat and the mistaken concept many people have thinking that bread is healthful food. Recently I have come across a wonderfully informative, interesting and useful book written by Andrew Whitley, a passionate … Continue reading

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Thyroid gland – foods to avoid

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If you suspect a thyroid imbalance, especially under activity, the following foods are best omitted for a while to assess their effect. They are known to hinder iodine utilisation by the thyroid gland or, in the case of wheat, to … Continue reading

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Vegetarian diet

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As a nutritionist I am regularly approached by concerned parents, often of teenage animal-rights fans, worried about their child’s recent conversion to vegetarianism and their refusal of the daily flesh portion. It’s not only parents of teenage children who are … Continue reading

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Weight loss secrets

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To cover the whole topic of weight loss in just one article is like trying to tie together wet spaghetti – impossible. Being overweight usually has its roots deeply entrenched, which is why losing weight can be such a struggle. … Continue reading

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Yoga and nutrition

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The “Healthy Food Asana” – on Yoga and Healthy Eating A small confession: yoga has been an inseparable part of my life for over 20 years. What began in my youth as pure physical exercise, developed roots and branches over … Continue reading

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