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Health promoting diet; Nutritional science; Eating well on a budget.



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best cooking and salad oils - health food education

.. It is crucial for our health that we have a balance of Omega-3 and Omega-6 oils. The exact ratio is debatable, and has varied through history and from one culture to another, but in current Western diets, fuelled by advertising, the lack of omega-3 has become a serious problem. This chart should help!  Flax is an obvious remedy (I use it in my bread mix and with oats for breakfast). N.B.

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inflammation and dietary fats

A very comprehensive article about why and how omega 6 (polyunsaturated) oil is a health risk: https://chriskresser.com/how-too-much-omega-6-and-not-enough-omega-3-is-making-us-sick/ An excellent source of omega 3 fat, which is protective against the inflammation caused by omega 6, is flax seeds (aka linseed) and its separated oil. I use an 'omega seed mix' in cooking (and raw foods) which is

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Eat yourself healthy - Michael Greger MD's Daily Dozen

The book 'How Not To Die' (prematurely!) by Dr Michael Greger is a gold mine of scientific nutritional facts, organised in categories of man-made diseases that they either treat or aggravate. The good news for busy people is that the conclusions, in the form of best-practice for a healthy lifestyle, are summarised in 12 simple items to eat (most) days. I encourage anyone to read the book,

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My search for the best dog food

My dog became older-looking and much less glossy coat as she approached 10 years old. I wondered if her absorption of nutrients wasn't so good, and read the analysis of her dog food (working dog formula - suitable for sheep dogs and hunting dogs). The food is based on cereals, with some added meat extracts and fats. The added minerals are very impressive and put human food to shame, but only

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investing in life

I am sometimes offered the occasional hour of paid work, mowing someone's lawn, or similar, but I have no interest in extra money. I now receive the state pension, but for many years lived on a budget that was barely 40% of this, while working on my house. I have never seen extra money make anyone happy, except young parents faced with the impossibility of buying or building their own home.

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wheatgerm for healthyfood nutrition

For anyone who is wheat intolerant (like me), but not allergic (coeliac disease), it is helpful to know that the vitamins, minerals and healthy fat content of the wheat seed is concentrated in the wheatgerm. The wheatgerm is only 2.5% (1 part in 40) of the whole seed, but has all the magnesium and zinc, and more concentrated protein than virtually all sources of meat and fish. The data

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Science in perspective - vitamins and preventable disease

p { margin-bottom: 0.25cm; line-height: 120%; }a:link { } Science in Perspective vitamins and preventable disease Sometimes, when Monsanto tries to develop a global monopoly on seed supplies, for example, some people become irrational and claim that Science is a bad things. Science isn’t aiming for a global monopoly but greed, the power drive and corporate lawyers are. An

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grass carp farming

I've always liked pasture, especially with real, native, mixed species hedgerows and the occasional mature native tree in the field. There's lots of beef and sheep farming hereabouts (North Cornwall), which is fine, but: a. In an overpopulated world, 500 lbs of of meat per acre every other year seems a small crop; b. Small farms are failing, because the profit per acre is miniscule with large

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Breeding goldfish in your garden pond

There is a huge amount of complicated 'advice' about breeding goldfish - especially food for the very young fish (aka fry). The truth is, unless you want to breed as a business, it's really easy: Your top priority is to keep your main pond (#1) healthy. The commonest problem with newcomers to fish keeping is over feeding. An established pond (12 months +) will produce more food than your fish

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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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eating disorder psychology triggered by fad diet

The ever-growing (and conflicting) 'expert' advice about what to eat, and what not to eat, is now creating problems for women in their 30s, 40s and beyond. In 18 years specialising in “body dissatisfaction” psychology, clinical psychologist Louise Adams has never seen as many women of all ages with food issues; food anxiety is at epidemic proportions, thanks to the ubiquitous influence of

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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/ or 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"

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beware #HealthyFood misinformation

 It is really important to find source materials rather than 'blogging for profit' articles when planning a healthy diet ... Quote: "vegetarian foods are not a great source of protein." source: http://www.thehealthsite.com/diseases-conditions/low-protein-diet-plan-for-people-suffering-from-gout-f0416/ I'm not a vegetarian, but the 2 most concentrated forms of protein in my kitchen  are both

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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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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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caffeine, salt and sugar compared to Mediterranean diet

  healthyfood & herbs for wellbeing 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

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diet, health, healthyfood, herbs, Mediterranean diet, salt, sugar, wellbeing,
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plant-based diet, health and climate change

An academic study has analysed the benefits to the environment and the population of the world that are possible through dietary change. food study Their conclusions: The food system is responsible for more than a quarter of all greenhouse gas emissions while unhealthy diets and high body weight are among the greatest contributors to premature mortality.

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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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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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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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The Tibestian Book of the Undead

The Diary (2nd edition) of a 360 year old Vampire Chapter 1 I was born in 1645, in a barn. My parents, or rather my mother, lived in a tiny caravan that was pulled by a horse. I can't remember the horses name, but, knowing my mother, it would have had one. Mother made all manner of useful things from wood. She knew every type of tree native to England, and of every land between France and

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Albania, allegory, denial, exercise, fiction, France, Freud, healthyfood, psychology, satire, selfcare, TibestianUndead, vampires,
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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, exercise, health, healthyfood, longevity, Mediterranean diet, popular science, wellbeing,
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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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non-GMO layers pellets and pond supplies, Bude Cornwall

I've tried to buy non-GMO1 layers pellets for my poultry in Bude district, North Cornwall and the farm suppliers don't stock them. Likewise the pet shops say I'll have to go to Wadebridge for pond supplies - water filters and pumps, anti fungus treatment for pond fish, etc. The good news is, Stable Door in Bude stock all these and more! their opening times: Opening Times Monday - Friday·9:00am

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Bude, Cornwall, GMO, healthyfood, miscellany 1, Monsanto, organic, pets, poultry, self-sufficiency,
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Healthy Food 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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