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View War, Sugar, & Small Waistlines

War, Sugar, & Small Waistlines

War, Sugar, & Small Waistlines Ever wondered why your grandparents had smaller waistlines than we have? Why going back in time could remind us where we went wrong with our lifestyle and the modern-day diet, including sugar. Being very close to my grandmother I have always listened to her stories of the good old days…

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View Diabetes can cause blindness, but may even start with it!

Diabetes can cause blindness, but may even start with it!

This morning on BBC TV Breakfast news discussed, the NHS tackling Type 2 Diabetes, by the introduction of NHS-funded exercise classes for those deemed at high risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. Why is the NHS so blind to the massive effects of diet? Is DIET a four-letter word that nobody wants to utter?

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View How many sugars in your coffee?

How many sugars in your coffee?

Breaking news about the stunning levels of sugar served up in the flavoured coffees, mulled fruit juices and other drinks at High Street coffee-shop chains, brings to mind the relevance of a little experiment demonstrated recently at a meeting of the local Cub Scouts to ‘stir’ their awareness of the sugar content of their favourite drinks…

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Love your gut this Valentines Day

A Valentines Meal… Love your gut – Once upon a time, I made a themed Valentine’s day meal.  I served heart shaped blocks of fine pate with heart-shaped cucumber garnish, followed by braised lamb’s hearts in a rich red wine gravy with rice and broccoli.  Dessert was a light yogurt and fruit fool set with…

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