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Are You Carb Adapted?

Are You Carb Adapted?

June 29th, 2019 | Posted in Info

If you’ve read the blog posts on Personalised Nutrition and If the Drugs Don’t Work you’ll have gathered that we are not all the same and what works for some people may not work for others.  ...

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If the Drugs Don’t Work… Think Microbiome

If the Drugs Don’t Work… Think Microbiome

June 21st, 2019 | Posted in Info

If you’ve read the blog post on Personalised Nutrition you won’t be surprised to hear that not only do people metabolise food differently but we also have individualised responses to drugs. ...

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Personalised Nutrition – One Size Does Not Fit All

Personalised Nutrition – One Size Does Not Fit All

June 17th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Whilst we like to believe that food, exercise and medicines all have consistent and measurable effects on us it is becoming increasingly apparent that this is not the case. Research has shown that ...

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The Dirty Dozen and The Clean Fifteen

The Dirty Dozen and The Clean Fifteen

May 31st, 2019 | Posted in Info

If you've read the blog posts on Organic Food for Sustainability, Problems with Pesticides and Reasons to Go Organic you'll be keen to know how to get started with eating organically. If you can't ...

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Problems With Pesticides

Problems With Pesticides

May 24th, 2019 | Posted in Info

If you've read the blog post on Organic Food for Sustainability you will be aware that there is no doubt that growing food organically, without the use of pesticides, fungicides and artificial ...

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Reasons to Go Organic

Reasons to Go Organic

May 17th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Over the last few decades research into whether organic foods are higher in nutrients than conventionally grown foods has shown mixed results. However, more recently the evidence seems to be stacked ...

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Organic Food for Sustainability

Organic Food for Sustainability

May 13th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Evidence from the World Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) indicates that if current practices and trends persist the negative consequences of agriculture on the environment will continue to ...

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The History of the Calorie

The History of the Calorie

April 26th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Goodbye to Calorie Counting This month's blog posts will examine the calorie. We'll examine why and how it became the touchstone for measuring food intake and the main focus of the diet industry and ...

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19 Reasons Why Calorie Counting Doesn’t Work

19 Reasons Why Calorie Counting Doesn’t Work

April 19th, 2019 | Posted in Info

It may be true that eating a lot more calories than you can burn off will most likely lead to weight gain and eating a lot fewer than you burn off will lead to weight loss. However, there are many ...

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Not All Calories Are Equal

Not All Calories Are Equal

April 12th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Quantifying calories is still the principle target for intervention in preventing or treating obesity and related diseases. This thinking assumes that all calories have the same effects on weight, ...

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