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Take Back Your Health

Sharing my understanding of Health, Nutrition and Fitness

What I have learned on my journey finding out about human nutrition. My experience is to effortlessly lose weight, maintain muscle mass and reduce medications to zero.
What more could you ask for?
This blog is where I share what I have learned about nutrition and health. 
I have also published a book, "Take Back Your Health", available on Amazon as a paperback and e-book. 
I have read countless books and follow all the big names in latest nutrition research.  Take a read of the blogs, I think you will be astonished by what you learn.  I was.

 

Just reduce calories

Have you heard that before, “Just reduce calories and do more exercise”. If you asked most people including many doctors how to lose...

Fruit, is it healthy?

Is fruit really good for us? Can we eat too much fruit? Why is it linked with vegetables in our nutrition guidelines? Can too much fruit

Planned Eating

So, you just had your first consultation with the wellness guide. He first asked about your goals, eating history, explored what foods...

Your Microbiome is you

Perhaps you are being controlled more than you realize. Ed Yong wrote a fascinating book called “I contain multitudes” in which he...

What is Metabolic Health?

In these days of COVID19 we hear that people with poor metabolic health usually suffer a much worse outcome from getting infected with...

Whole-grains, are they healthy?

If you follow conventional dietary advice you will recognise the expression “Healthy Whole grains” and you have been bombarded by a...

Are carbohydrates addictive?

Are some carbohydrates addictive. A number of researchers’ are taking this thought seriously and conducting studies to try and establish...

New 3rd Edition released

Preface to the 3rd edition. Have you ever heard of the ‘Dunning-Kruger’ effect? Part of this describes a condition whereby people with...

Ketone Chemistry

The Keto diet has made ketones a buzzword, and people are buying measurement devices to find out if they are in ketosis or not....

Changing what's in the mirror

You are bombarded by messages about body shape and size which may create feelings of inadequacy. What to do? One option is to ignore...

Paperback arrives

Great excitement here today as first paperback copies arrive from Amazon. Down 23 pounds and 4 inches from my waistline by applying this...