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Tongue Diagnosis- What To Look For

October 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

Tongue diagnosis has long been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to help medics work out what is going on in their patients. Often changes to the tongue may indicate problems in the digestive tract as well as nutrient deficiencies. Here are few things to look out for: Swollen tongue or white coating – maybe excessive production of mucous in ...

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Listen to your Body- Signs & Symptoms

October 17th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

    This month's blog posts are all about what your body is trying to tell you through the symptoms that it manifests. These can range from trivial to downright distressing. Either way it's worth paying attention to them. Often a few tweaks to the diet, lifestyle and supplement programme can make all the difference.   Here ...

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Wholegrains for Diabetes Prevention

September 25th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

Further to the blog posts on the effects of low carb diets Low Carb Diets Unsafe and The Sweet Spot A recent study from Sweden and Denmark has confirmed that eating wholegrains, such as rye, oats and wheat, can prevent type 2 diabetes (1). Previous studies showing the positive effects of wholegrains were mainly conducted in the USA where the main ...

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The Sweet Spot

September 21st, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

The blog post Low Carb Diets Unsafe looks at up to date research into the effects of eating a low carb diet in the long term. However, that does not mean eating a high carbohydrate diet is the way to go. And what constitutes a high carb diet anyway? According to new research published in The Lancet Public Health journal eating carbohydrates in ...

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The Hormones of Appetite

August 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

It is a pretty well established fact that the main reasons for weight gain are eating too much of the wrong foods and moving too little. However, the precise mechanisms that control appetite and weight are still being investigated. Energy Intake vs Energy Expenditure Taking in an adequate supply of energy from food relative to the amount of ...

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Pulses not Potatoes

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

Recent research has found that swapping half your potatoes or white rice for pulses can lower your blood glucose levels by more than 20 per cent (1). There are many reasons why pulses such as lentils and chickpeas may be good for blood sugar control as well as many other aspects of health. Here are just a few of them: Pulses are high in fibre ...

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Food Swaps for Health

July 19th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Recipes | Uncategorized

If you've seen the blog post on 5 Habits for a Healthy Life you'll realise the importance of eating a healthy diet if you want a healthy lifespan. Also see the post Pulses not Potatoes for info on how swapping fast releasing carbs for pulses can improve blood sugar control as well as many other aspects of health. Here are some simple things you ...

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Five Healthy Habits for Life

July 16th, 2018 | Posted in Info | Uncategorized

This month we'll learn that eating healthily and living a healthy life can be much easier than one might have thought. With just a few simple tweaks to your diet and lifestyle you could reduce your risk of many diseases and have more zest for life every day. Five Healthy Habits for Life Whilst no one can predict how long any individual will live ...

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4 Easy Weight Loss Strategies

May 24th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

There are thousands of studies every year looking into ways to lose weight. It can get confusing knowing what advice to follow and some of the recommendations feel unrealistic in a busy life. Being a healthy weight and eating a healthy diet are not things that can be done intermittently. It needs to be a lifelong commitment. However, your needs ...

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Action Plans to Address Weight Problems

May 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

If you've read the blog post Reasons for Weight Gain – It's Not Just About Calories you'll know that there are many factors that may be affecting your weight. Below are some ideas you might like to investigate to help address some of the underlying imbalances. It is advisable to consult with your doctor or a qualified practitioner before ...

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