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Take Back Your Health

Learn to use food as medicine.

In this blog I share what I have learned about nutrition and health.    I also published a book, "Take Back Your Health", available on Amazon.

I have a diploma in nutrition, and study good nutrition research.  Take a read, you may be astonished by what you learn. 

 

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...

Cancer and your Diet

There is a debate about cancer, as to whether cancer is a genetic disease, e.g. it’s in your genes and there is little you can do, or is...

I have Type-2 diabetes, HELP

You have a problem. Type-2 diabetes is a silent killer and is wreaking havoc on your body. Along the way it will damage your body in ways...

Anti-Virus, Anti-COVID

Hi everyone. I just finished listening to the amazing Mary Ruddick talking about how to protect yourself from the more serious impacts...

How much protein should I eat?

There are many opinions about dietary protein levels. Here I have attempted to simplify the information to help you choose the best levels.

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...

Antioxidants to beat Cancer?

Free radicals are produced in your body as part of your immune system’s defensive activity, plus other activities such as response to...

Fibromyalgia beaten?

They identified a direct correlation between HbA1c scores and the Fibromyalgia.

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...

Changing your genes!

If a ketogenic diet can reduce brain seizures and lower blood pressure, then what you are eating really matters.

Low Salt, is it really healthy?

Is low salt really healthy? More recent research suggests that we may be healthier with a higher level than current guidelines.

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...