The Food Pyramid Myth

The most recent scientific knowledge says there was no disease – until we began eating grains and milk products. So why are we told that ‘milk and cookies are good for us’ …? The science says we must suspect these foods as major causes of chronic disease like diabetes, cancers, heart conditions, thyroid disorders (including obesity)…

Chronic Pain: Tip for Using Less Medication

You’ve heard it all before – and even from your own GP: the medical profession has few definitive answers on chronic pain due to inflammation. Instead doctors rattle off stuff called ‘risk factors’ intended to be helpful – but not much solace for a long-suffering patient. One thing they generally fail to mention is the…

Carol’s Story, Lesley’s Story

How was your morning? Quick and comfortable? Or fast and furious? Or maybe nothing happened at all? Did you know? Your food choices have a direct effect on the next morning . . . and the whole following day too. Carol*: ‘When I think of the years I wasted’ Thanks for your reply.  Actually, I…

Twelve Healthy Diet Tips: 5 – 8

#5 Forgive Yourself for Mistakes Mistakes – we all make them! The wise woman says it’s the only way to truly learn something. So many times I have goofed up by eating something I was trying to avoid. And because I have food intolerances – I always regret it within hours. But then I start beating…

Twelve Healthy Diet Tips: 9 -12

Completing our series of Twelve Healthy Diet Tips – here are some things you might not have considered. They have been ‘hiding in plain sight’ – so they get missed. Innocent things you have been doing for years – because someone said they were ‘good for you’. Hmm #9 Scrutinise Your ‘One-a-day’ Rituals Every morning…