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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.

 

Insulin Resistance or "hyperinsulinemia"

Have you heard of Insulin resistance? It is a condition where excess insulin gradually eats away at your body without showing much in the way of symptoms until one day your pancreas gives up and you end up with full blown Type 2 diabetes because your glucose is now out of control. It is caused by a persistent high level of insulin which gradually causes insulin receptors in cells to become less sensitive to the hormone’s signal. This reduction in sensitivity forces the pancre

My List of Kitchen Staples

To help you manage a transition to a Keto / Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) lifestyle I have had a look about the kitchen and here is my list of kitchen staples: Almond flour Coconut flour Green banana flour, (expensive but only used as a fish coating) Ground Psyllium Husk Sesame seeds Flax seed or ground flax seed Baking powder Pink Himalayan salt Iodised salt White salt in grinder Black pepper in grinder Oregano Onion powder Garlic powder Apple cider vinegar Balsamic vinegar (low

My Cracker Recipe

I searched the supermarket aisles, reading the nutrition information of many crackers, looking for something that could be used as a base for a snack. All crackers seem to be full of Industrial seed oils, sugars and wheat flour so I went looking for a recipe instead and here it is. You can have these topped with cheese, tuna, salami, egg, sardines, dip or huge numbers of other options to replace a meal or for an easy snack. George’s Crackers. Ingredients: – 6 Tbsp of ground f

Getting Started on Keto

If you decide that keto / low carb choice is for you, then I offer the following tips. Prepare to find your refrigerator full and your pantry with less in it, because you are eating real food. First, what carbohydrate level should you be aiming to eat? There seems to be a magic number of grams of carbohydrates for each individual. If you are below this number you will most likely be losing weight. As the level of carbs rises your weight loss will slow. When you reach your mag