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Two nutrients that are particularly deficient in our diets are Omega 3 and Vitamin D (and we have a great special to encourage you to top up your levels!) Deficiencies in both of these can have a huge impact on health. It is estimated that the average American gets just 150mg per day of Omega […]

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It’s Flu Season – How to boost your immunity

Why do some people get lightly touched by a virus, yet others are off work ill for a week or more? Why do viruses spread and affect people far more severely in the winter? With the swine flu scare, and the seasonal increase in colds and flu’s none of us want to be debilitated by […]

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'Caveman diet' lowers the risk of heart disease, new research shows

Not so new but interesting article of a study from Daily Mail UK “Eating like a caveman could reduce the risk of heart disease, according to new research. Just three weeks on a stone-age diet rich in lean meat, vegetables, berries and nuts was enough to lower the chances of suffering a heart attack or […]

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Sunday Star Times Article on Diets

Drastic diets and their devotees. Not quite the heading I expected – but I guess you have to have a hook! Funny – because I don’t see my diet as drastic! It has become a habit, and easy to do. What is a challenging is to eat this diet in today’s grain and dairy sodden […]

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How Gluten Makes 1 in 10 People Sick

How gluten makes 1 in 10 sick Dr Rodney Ford, Associate Professor at Christchurch School of Medicine and a Paediatric Gastroenterologist and allergy specialist has been investigating the relationship between food and health for over 25 years. In this time he has treated thousands of unwell children, and discovered that many of them are sick […]

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Carbs against Cardio: More Evidence that Refined Carbohydrates, not Fats, Threaten the Heart

From Scientific American “Eat less saturated fat: that has been the take-home message from the U.S. government for the past 30 years. But while Americans have dutifully reduced the percentage of daily calories from saturated fat since 1970, the obesity rate during that time has more than doubled, diabetes has tripled, and heart disease is […]

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