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Wellbeing: Empowering individuals to maintain and improve their health through well informed choices about food, exercise / recreation, productive / creative hobbies, popular science / nutrition

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healthy diet and poverty
Unplugged from food corporations I've heard some alarming tales from friends who work with people trapped in poverty and debt. The worst cases, due to the tax and benefits nightmare orchestrated by successive governments, are all people working full-time. Usually, they are working so many hours that they find it difficult to make the best decisions about what to eat. Understandably, when

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advertising, corporations, diet, documentary, education, fast food, freedom, health, matrix, poverty, video, wellbeing,


The Firm: Ultimate Fat Burning Workout
Specially recommended for LD as he limbers up for Spring planting; also for anyone with a weight problem: There is a series of these exercise videos - a must for anyone living in remote areas or cultural deserts. Visible Results in ten workouts, it says; emphasising the visible and maybe superficial. But the genuine health benefits are likely to come even sooner than that. From an Amazon

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books, exercise, fitness, health, popular, video, wellbeing,


Contagious Wellness - An Ongoing Awakening
Contagious Wellness An Ongoing Awakening (first draft) Little Jonny developed severe paranoia and now has a promising career in military intelligence Little Jonette was obsessed with spiders and now has a promising career as a corporate lawyer Kowlijke was the playground bully and spends sixteen hours every day telling the world how wonderful she is duck, if you answer back and she's

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consciousness, dreams, empathy, freedom, poems, symbolic, wellbeing,


Mystical experience following a stroke - jill bolte taylor's stroke of insight
Excellent video on consciousness, and the 2 sides of our brain: Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke.  As it happened -- as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding -- she studied and remembered every moment.  This is a powerful story about

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books, consciousness, documentary, psychology, video, wellbeing,


eating healthy on a budget
Recent shopping trips have made two facts very plain:  1. Many customers, much younger than I, look extremely physically unfit/unwell.  2. Many customers look and sound bewildered when deciding what to buy  They would be less vulnerable to the mischief of food corporations' TV advertising and packaging if they had a list. Even better if it is a " food for wellbeing on a budget" list !

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advertising, diet, education, food, poverty, wellbeing,


fruit and veg win Oz champions league ...
An analysis of health and longevity related to diet and lifestyle in Australia has determined that a lack of fruit and vegetables in the diet does more harm than saturated fats and sugary drinks. Obesity, diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular diseases are all exacerbated by lifestyle choices. The report defines 'disease burden' as premature death or years "lived" with ill-health and or disability.

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alcohol, diabetes, education, health, obesity, wellbeing,


what NOT to eat for health
There have been lots of stories in the news about the recent health wellbeing news benefits of certain foods, a recent example being the  anthocyanin content in sweet potatoes. The good news for Brits, where sweet potatoes are difficult to grow, is that, if you believe the chart on a recent BBC documentary (it is so informative, they really ought to post them to YouTube) Strawberries have about

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diet, documentary, health, Mediterranean diet, wellbeing,


arthritis, ageing and diet
18 months ago I had to stop jogging, and since then have been struggling with stairs - left knee very bad. Two weeks ago I decided to try eliminating red meat from my diet - now there is no sign of arthritic problems in my knees. White meat (chicken and turkey), free range eggs and white fish don't seem to aggravate arthritis at all. I'm publishing this in the hope that other people will

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ageing, arthritis, diet, health, wellbeing,


walnuts and bananas beat advertised 'health' food
Some interesting health-related news today. Business as usual, really, in so far as the best foods don't advertise. In a (wal)nutshell, the message is - the best use for your multi-mineral and vitamin tablets is probably added to a compost heap, and walnuts, in moderation, are very healthy: Bananas Take One A Day VitaCraves Adult Gummy Multivitamins, for example. Right now, they’re on

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advertising, ageing, compost, diet, nutrition, superfoods, wellbeing,


Debt Valley - and the route to escape
tags: advice, diet, poverty, support, wellbeing, debt There is an excellent documentary on the BBC about the debt trap aimed at very poor people, and the burgeoning loans / pawn shop "industry" that profits from it. Debt Valley video Succumbing to such problems tends to run in families, because the children learn what they see, and lack role models that would be helpful. FOOD BILLS

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advice, debt, diet, documentary, education, fast food, poverty, support, video, wellbeing,


caffeine, salt and sugar
In today's news, a scientific study of an exceptionally long-lived area in Italy (Silanus) highlights healthy alternatives to salt herbs and spices beat salt , and sugar and caffeine continue to get a bad press. (Silanus is located on the sloping fringes of the Gennargentu Mountains in central Sardinia). I recall a pal describing Barley Cup as being as tasty as cardboard! I've never drunk (

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diet, health, herbs, Mediterranean diet, salt, sugar, wellbeing,


oils healthier than solid fat
There's an article here healthy oils which helps to remind us that oils are more easily digested than fats; especially fats that are ~solid at room temperature or (worse) at body temperature.  Many oils have some specific benefits - omega 3 ... Canola Oil This type of oil can be used in frying, baking, and sauteing. It is made out of rapeseeds and is considered healthy as it contains many

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diet, fats, food, health, nutrition, obesity, wellbeing,


Obesity and Arithmetic
An acquaintance of mine drinks semi-skimmed cows' milk rather than unsweetened soya "because of the fat"!! She believes that she is making a choice that improves her health. I've tried to start a fact-based conversation, several times, but her response is patronising, overbearing and admits no discussion (power complex, bullying, denial, ... ?). A sad state of affairs, but not uncommon. An

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bullying, diet, health, hope, obesity, psychology, wellbeing,


diets don't work - bar one
Painless diet that works It is sad to see people stressing themselves with arduous diet plans for years (decades) and seeing no permanent change for the better. I don't have the funds for 'research' but several observations clearly mean something. Overeating often implies comfort eating or boredom. Very often the two go together. I have seen many people lose several stone and achieve their

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creativity, diet, exercise, health, hobbies, obesity, wellbeing,


peanut allergy in children
(diet, children, allergy, peanuts, wellbeing) Further research reported today has supported previous findings that early exposure to peanuts reduces the risk of developing an allergy to peanuts. Part of the problem is that parents live in a state of  'food fear' and may be over protective. If a child lives for the first several years of its life without ever consuming 'suspect' foods, then it

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allergy, children, diet, peanuts, wellbeing,


UK over 40s health campaign
(health, wellbeing, obesity, alcohol, smoking, diet) Today's news on the BBC highlights a new campaign to improve the health of Britain's men and women as they age. People in the UK are living longer, but not being fit and healthy any longer. The necessary changes to habits are simple and cost nothing - in fact they generally involve spending less on consumables that are damaging to health:

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alcohol, diet, health, nutrition, obesity, smoking, wellbeing,


climate change threatens healthy diet
Environment degradation due to climate change has serious implications for the wellbeing of the world due to poorer  diet and food shortages over the next 35 years: Climate change could kill more than 500,000 people a year globally by 2050 by making their diets less healthy, according to new research published in the Lancet. The research is the first to assess how the impacts of global

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climate change, diet, environment, food, wellbeing,


grape enriched diet linked to better eyesight
grape enriched diet linked to better eyesight. Phytochemicals reducing oxidative stress! Eating grapes may be associated with improved eye health, according to a study conducted at the University of Miami's Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. via wellbeing news     The study, published in the journal Nutrition, showed natural components in grapes that help promote antioxidant activity preserved

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diet, eyesight, grapes, health, phytochemicals, popular science, wellbeing,


healthy lifestyle campaign in Peterborough
healthy lifestyle campaign in Peterborough - wellbeing through educated choices in diet and exercise.  via wellbeing news ‘Peterborough: Creating a Healthy City’ will see Peterborough City Council offer residents medically proven information and advice on how to kick poor health into touch by making simple lifestyle changes.  Read more:

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diet, exercise, health, lifestyle, nutrition, Peterborough, wellbeing,


sugar tax and corporations
Apparently, corporations are treated as 'individuals' - a ploy devised by corporate lawyers to gain the same protection by law as individuals are supposed to have. Like many laws, once it has been passed it is hard reverse, because the corporations are protected by that law from having it changed. In the news this week those people and institutions that want to save the vulnerable from life

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advertising, corporations, diabetes, diet, obesity, sugar, wellbeing,


MIND diet combats Alzheimers
Rush University develops and test diet to help Alzheimer's sufferers  Fortunately, new research is now providing hope in preventing its onset and reducing the risk of developing Alzheimer’s. A new diet, appropriately known by the acronym MIND, could significantly lower a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, even if the diet is not meticulously followed, according to a paper

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Alzheimers, diet, health, Mediterranean diet, popular science, wellbeing,


organic food for childrens health
A new scientific study from UC Berkeley Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health, shows that organic food can substantially lower pesticide exposure in children from low-income families in both urban and rural areas. But traces of pesticides are higher than in previous studies involving middle-income, suburban children, suggesting that kids from cities and farming communities

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agriculture, children, diet, food, health, nutrition, organic, wellbeing,


Allotment Gardening - organic guide
Full title: Allotment Gardening - An organic guide for beginners, by Susan Berger. After 40+ years I hope I'm not a beginner, but this fine book certainly brings me up to date, and has useful sections on rotations, improving the soil and producing your own compost (either in a bin, or by using green manures to keep the minerals from washing away and feeding the worms and bacteria with fresh

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books, compost, gardens, health, internet, organic, soil, wellbeing,


Free Voice Training exercises
Vocal training exercises for beginners (and beyond). These are explained well, and there's lots more from Eric Arceneaux for keen singers. Vocal Warmup - Opening Up The Voice Vocal Warmup - Increasing Vocal Range Vocal Warmup - Improving Vocal Tone (Freeing The Throat) Vocal Warmup - Strengthening The Voice Typical comments: "I'm literally amazed right now

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education, health, music, music lessons, singing, video, wellbeing,


Grow Your Own Fruit - Carol Klein
Grow Your Own Fruit is published by the RHS (Royal Horticultural society), and covers all aspects of choosing, propagating and protecting your fruit garden. # Hardcover: 224 pages # Publisher: Mitchell Beazley; 1st Edition edition (5 Jan 2009) # Language English # ISBN-10: 1845334345 # ISBN-13: 978-1845334345 Nearly every purchaser has given the book 5 stars, so there! I have a

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books, diet, fruit, gardens, health, wellbeing,


Penny Smiths Essential Guide To Yoga
I first bought this DVD about 18 months ago, having benefitted from Yoga for decades, then promptly forgotten all about it! Realising that I needed more flexibility and less back ache, I resolved to start again, and this DVD is excellent. It isn't only the content. The presentation is relaxing and encourages daily practice. Reviews on Amazon are generally as positive as mine, so I have no

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exercise, health, wellbeing, yoga,


obscene wealth inequality
Several news reports today highlight the growing domination of wealth, power and economic/banking control by the few. The Oxfam plea:  "Oxfam calls on governments to take action to reverse this trend. It wants workers paid a living wage and the gap with executive rewards to be narrowed. It calls for an end to the gender pay gap, compensation for unpaid care and the promotion of equal land

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banking, books, consumerism, corporations, economics, health, matrix, wealth, wellbeing,


supermarket luxury lies
Recently I was in a 'super'market to buy food, and looking through the muesli, to see if any of it was fit to eat. A fellow customer praised the item I was looking at, and the packaging did paint a rosy picture: Raisin, almond and Honey muesli. I read the ingredients and the analysis (I.e. the small print), and here are the facts: Contents: oats 55%, sugar unspecified, but more than 9%

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advertising, corporations, diet, health, honey, nutrition, nuts, oats, sugar, wellbeing,


The Viral Storm: The Dawn of a New Pandemic Age - Nathan D. Wolfe
Nathan D. Wolfe "The Viral Storm" interview Dynamic young Stanford biologist Nathan Wolfe reveals the surprising origins of the world's most deadly viruses, and how we can overcome catastrophic pandemics. In The Viral Storm, award-winning biologist Nathan Wolfe tells the story of how viruses and human beings have evolved side by side through history; how deadly viruses like HIV, swine

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books, epidemics, health, virus, wellbeing,


Nutrition in Essence - food education book
This book covers all the basics, but is quite wordy with relatively few facts, and doesn't have a condensed summary of dietary guidelines for frequent reference. For anyone with bowel-related problems caused by a permeable intestinal wall (irritable bowel, food sensitivities, ...) both lack of fibre and too much (e.g. fibre removed from its wholefood source, such as bran flakes) cause problems.

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diet, dreams, mental health, nutrition, popular science, video, wellbeing,


Essential Guide to Yoga
Essential Guide to Yoga by Penny Smith; with Howard Napper. A fine health and exercise DVD to use at home. A nicely paced DVD (a bit of a gallop the first time, not so slow that the 500th view leaves you bored!).  Having 'forgotten' about yoga for years, it's amazed me rediscover that a whole hour can be spent 'exercising' and leave you feeling less tired.  An hour with no phone calls, no

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books, health, video, wellbeing, yoga,


Psychology - The Science of Mind and Behaviour
By Richard Gross . This fourth edition is an introduction to psychology that adopts a modular approach that is in line with significant recent developments.  The text has been revised and updated, featuring chapters on health psychology, criminological psychology and social psychology of sport, with new topics including parapsychology and substance abuse.  The comprehensive, up-to-date

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books, education, health, psychology, wellbeing,


self-healing teeth: dentistry research
In the last few months there have been reports of two new techniques of halting and repairing tooth decay that do not employ 'mechanics'. The common practice of drilling away tooth decay, and the immediate surroundings of healthy tooth, are a bit like 1960s car body repairs, but both new techniques stimulate the tooth to repair itself. In the first reported science, from the USA, the US

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3D printing, dentistry, lasers, popular science, wellbeing,


The tragic consequences of corporate food and corporate media
My 600 lb Life Joe's Story - video Following Marty's comment on optimum-excercise-for-middle-age.html Television program TLC My 600lb Life Joe's Story. Joe Wexler who tipped the scales at the slot machine payout of 777 needs to lose weight. How do corporations contribute to this? corporations monopoly plan land and food forever major-health-diet-threat-to-us-citizens

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advertising, corporations, obesity, wellbeing,


optimum excercise for middle age
optimum excercise for middle age Excercise increases arthritis in excess A US study of more than 200 people aged 45 to 55 and of "normal" weight found those doing the most exercise were the most likely to suffer knee damage.Running and jumping may also do more damage to cartilage and ligaments than swimming and cycling, researchers said. One arthritis charity said it was important to keep

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ageing, arthritis, corporations, diet, exercise, matrix, wellbeing,


Vitamins and diet for busy people
The food and nutrition research detailed in Superfoods - antioxidants shows that fruit with higher levels of antioxidants (e.g. blackberries) add the same level of antioxidants to the blood of the consumer as fruit with lower levels (e.g. raspberries). This being the case, presumably taking ten times the amount of antioxidants (e.g. the CRONIES, who have a huge bowl full of fresh berries and

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antioxidants, diet, fast food, fat, health, internet, nutrition, vitamins, wellbeing,


Vitamins and Minerals Overview
A video detailing the Vitamins & Minerals the body needs, which ones the body can store, and avoiding overdose of the fat-soluble (which store in the body's fat). This is an overview of vitamins and minerals. In this video the viewer will learn about the two classifications of vitamins and what foods are best to consume for increasing their vitamin and mineral intake. It also touches on

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documentary, food, popular science, video, vitamins, wellbeing,


The role of beer in civilisation
A very interesting tale of the impact of beer on civilisation: I'm particularly interested in the ancient Egyptians recipe for making beer, which produces a powerful anti-bacterial agent (antibiotic) during the fermentation. Yet another hobby ... ? Did you know that Beer was critical to the birth of civilization? That?s right - Beer. Scientists and historians line up to tell the amazing,

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antibiotics, beer, health, history, popular science, wellbeing,


Major health diet threat to US citizens
And to most of the western world! Imagine a terrorist plot to trick the Brazilian government (through bribes, promises and corporate/political trickery) into cutting down and burning the Amazon rainforests in order to graze cattle and trick the poor American people into eating high fat, high protein, very high sugar junk several times a day. Imagine spending billions of dollars each year on

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agriculture, books, corporations, diabetes, lobbyists, obesity, popular, wellbeing,


Beer is heart healthy (in moderation)
Move over, vino, there’s a new heart-healthy beverage grabbing a stool at the bar. The stats are in and—drum roll, please — beer is just as good for your heart as red wine, according to an analysis of 18 studies on alcohol consumption. “After dissecting the effects of alcohol in wine and beer, the two beverages appeared to be quite comparable,” explains Giovanni de Gaetano, M.D., Ph.D., and

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alcohol, beer, popular science, wellbeing,


optimum nutrition and poverty
Very bad 'health' news from the poor districts in South Wales. Following on from our article on the 'superfoods' that aren't widely promoted by the food 'industry', here is very sad news that victims of such corporations believe that fresh fruit and vegetables are more expensive than junk food, fast food and convenience foods. Scurvy and rickets are both reappearing in children; deficiency

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corporations, documentary, education, fast food, health, poverty, video, vitamins, wellbeing,


Resveratrol for health
There have been many reports today of red wine and peanuts benefiting memory and mood in an ageing population, all from a study at University of Texas. The antioxidant resveratrol is the compound present in these foods that has sparked the interest. From their study on rodents: "Resveratrol has been widely touted for its potential to prevent heart disease, but Shetty and a team that includes

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ageing, antioxidants, diet, health, nutrition, resveratrol, wellbeing,


diet and brain health
Healthy diet for brain health, for over 60s  "Adults who eat more nutrient-rich foods, such as vegetables, fruits and fish, have larger left hippocampi." says a report from Deakin University in Australia. The popular science study focussed on adults aged 60-64 years, and used magnetic resonance imaging to measure the size of hippocampi. “Recent research has established that diet and

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ageing, dementia, depression, diet, health, mental health, popular science, protein, wellbeing,


creating healthy eating habits for children
The site eatright.org has a section dedicated to childrens eating habits resources/for-kids They have identified a 3 part strategy to help children develop good habits and knowledge of healthy nutrition. This involves being with the parent(s) during all 3 stages of food from the shop (or garden) to the table. 1. Involving the children in the decisions one makes at the food store. What is a

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children, diet, education, gardens, health, lifestyle, wellbeing,


pasty upgrade beats supermarket
A visitor contacted me with this question: "I often read about what is a good diet, but I can't resist buying pies and pasties in the supermarket. They do smell good. I'm three stone overweight (and rising) and it's causing problems." Reply: British supermarkets do sell good food (apparently other countries are not so good), but the top priority of their shareholders is profit. There is

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corporations, food, matrix, popular, self-sufficiency, value for money, wellbeing,


the diet rules that don't waver with fashion
We seem to be bombarded with information and 'research' on healthy diets, and the narrowly focussed research can be particularly confusing - especially when it is funded by vested interests. There are some guidelines that experienced nutritionists always advocate, and they are relatively easy to follow. Fat: The best fats are not saturated, and are naturally occurring. Examples are nuts, oats (

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cholesterol, diet, insulin, lycopene, sugar, vitamins, wellbeing,


healthy diet versus corporate fast food advertising
Yesterday, there was a report published, based on a single study from the University of East Anglia, relating high protein diet to improved cardiovascular health. The World Health Authority was quoted in the report, which raises the interesting question: who funds them, and what are their interests in business and the stock markets? In the most recent report, WHO funding was 80% from voluntary

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advertising, corporations, diet, GMO, matrix, popular, protein, wellbeing, WHO,


Food for Free - Richard Mabey
Food for Free - Richard Mabey In good condition for its age. Paperback. In 1972 Richard Mabey wrote the seminal book “Food for Free,” recently re-released in a revised version.  Sadly the new version is not as good as some of the imitators that have emerged since.  Many of the illustrations are completely redundant - rolling hills to illustrate autumn, for example.  All we really want is

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books, environment, health, Richard Mabey, self-sufficiency, wellbeing,


Diet and obesity
Research reported by cell.com: http://bit.ly/1MrvqJy shows that not all types of calorie restriction are equal. Cutting fat intake resulted in greater fat reduction in the participants than cutting carbohydrates. In the reduced fat intake diet, calories were metabolised by both fat and carbohydrate sources in equal measure. This is interesting research, but hardly prescribes a full solution for

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diet, exercise, gardens, health, obesity, wellbeing,


Herbs for health
Forget the adverts telling you to buy so and so for your health. There are many health benefits in ordinary herbs and spices (not to mention ordinary foods). A few examples: Turmeric: Reputedly Turmeric can help lower cholesterol and event prevent bad cholesterol from building up in the future. Cayenne Pepper: can help stimulate your metabolism, circulation and digestion. For your

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environment, food, gardens, health, herbs, self-sufficiency, wellbeing,


Mud, glorious dirt ... and healthy bacteria
As sales of multivitamins declines, 'bio' foods like yogurt are increasing, despite the adverse publicity for dairy foods in general. There is also concern that excessively sterile homes may handicap children, through a lack of exposure to relatively harmless germ that trigger the child's immune system. "Of course, we humans eat a lot less dirt than we used to.  In fact, our excessively

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bacteria, environment, food, gardens, health, immune system, wellbeing,


wellbeing through exercise ... for your dog
For you Marty (and your Pooch) a post about repaying our favourite pets:http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_28551811/benefits-exercise-petsMost of this advice seems to be as important for people, especially after age 50. Example:A dog's legs and spinal joints are only as stable as the muscles, tendons, and ligaments that cross these joints. For example, if muscle mass is lost in the hamstrings,

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arthritis, exercise, muscle mass, pets, tai chi, wellbeing,


diet, insulin resistance and Alzheimers
Interesting and alarming research published by experimental neurologists demonstrates a link between insulin resistance (typically increased by Western diet and insufficient exercise) and memory impairment. The study's authors conclude: Our results show that insulin resistance, a prevalent and increasingly common condition in developed countries, is associated with significantly lower regional

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Alzheimers, diet, exercise, health, insulin, mental health, wellbeing,


exercise, diet, sleep, relaxation for a healthy body and soul
Personalised exercise for each individualSome good ideas for designing the exercise that suits you, rather than suits what others tell you!Have you tried jump roping, rollerblading, using resistance bands, running stairs, biking around downtown or the park, playing tennis or recreation league soccer, hiking, swimming, kayaking, or dancing?Also recommended: yoga, tai chi, pilates, any rhythmic

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diet, exercise, health, individual, nutrition, relaxation, wellbeing,


nutrition, poverty, solutions
today's post: scurvy and rickets! Very bad 'health' news from the poor districts in South Wales. Following on from our article on the 'superfoods' that aren't widely promoted by the food 'industry', here is very sad news ... Scurvy and rickets are both reappearing in children; deficiency diseases that were thought to be permanently eradicated. Fast food and children don't belong together.

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children, fast food, health, nutrition, popular, wellbeing,


Social media beats corporations advertising at supporting diet health
Social media beats corporate advertising at supporting a healthy diet Healthy diet requires ongoing affirmations and support to combat the onslaught of advertising from food corporations. Cheap ingredients in fancy presentation and packaging make more profit. Marty says - diet fads don't work. Many of them have people doing ridiculous things. Pete says - Some diets, and 'food facts' are

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advertising, corporations, diet, health, matrix, reinventing slavery, Social media, wellbeing,


Sugar tax to fund healthy diet promotion v obesity
In this week's news the BMA (British Medical Council), representing Britain's GPs, called for a 20% tax on sugary drinks to limit the damage caused, especially to children, by heavily advertised low-nutrition drinks.  They made a case for using that income to subsidise fresh fruit and vegetables. However, fresh (and rapidly frozen) fruit and veg aren't expensive compared to even 'bargain'

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advertising, BMA, diet, health, nutrition, obesity, pathological wealth, sugar, wellbeing,


Soil Association Organic September
In the UK, the Soil Association, our largest accreditor of truly organic standards of food production, is promoting http://www.soilassociation.org/organicseptember to introduce more people to organic food. Food grown in a manner that supports the health / wellbeing of both people and planet Organic sales are steadily growing by around 5% a year in the UK. While spending on food overall is

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agriculture, biodiversity, environment, food, gardens, health, organic, Social media, wellbeing,


Healthy, unprocessed diet includes natural fats for wellbeing
1. Many interesting research findings published today, linking diet and health: A diet high in healthy fats, fruit and vegetables and fish (Mediterranean diet) linked to lessening of depression, according to Prof Miguel A Martínez-González of the University of Navarra, Spain. Also, the risk of developing depression is 42 per cent higher in people who have a high intake of trans fatty acids

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diet, health, monounsaturates, polyunsaturates, popular, wellbeing,


Food, advertising and trying too hard for wellbeing
1. Fitness foods may give the false (subconscious?) impression that they are a substitute for exercise - hence making the purchasers less fit! http://bit.ly/1TbHG1B study author Jörg Königstorfer, chair of sport and health management at Technische Universität München in Germany. “Don’t rely on these misleading labels.” 2. Orthorexia nervosa, is emerging as a dangerous eating disorder.

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advertising, corporations, food, matrix, psychology, wellbeing,


Superfoods don't advertise (wellbeing, nutrition v corporations)
Abstract: Evidence based dietary guidelines contrasted with corporate funded science and corporate funded advertising. It is a scientifically tested fact that - other factors such as exercise, genetics, habits being equal - people eating a diet rich in antioxidants suffer less from heart disease, diabetes, some cancers and the degenerative diseases associated with ageing. This has led to

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advertising, corporations, diet, freefrom, health, longevity, matrix, nutrition, popular, popular science, superfoods, vitamins, wellbeing,


Get yer hands on some yams!
I never thought that I could change from eating the common white potato. But after reading about how little nutrition they provide..plus..there is heavy chemical use in their production...I switched to eating yams. They're very tasty and healthy as follows: Health benefits of yams Yam is a good source of energy; 100 g provides 118 calories. Its crunchy edible part chiefly composed of complex

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diabetes, diet, health, minerals, vitamins, wellbeing, yams,




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