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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.

 

Diet, Nutrition & Good Eye Health

(article supplied by Myvision.org) You have likely heard about diet and exercise as a prescription for a variety of health issues from...

Rethinking your Diet

Most people have some idea about what they should and shouldn’t eat, but many are very misguided. Magazine articles, cereal boxes,...

Saturated Fat is Good for you

Saturated Fat couldn’t have a worse name with visions of unhealthy overweight people, poor diet and clogged arteries like hot fat...

Bacon Woes

Should we be concerned about nitrites or nitrates in bacon? Meat retailers are experiencing a downturn in demand for bacon due to...

Why Diets Fail

Most diets advocate; to lose weight you reduce calories and you will, but, only for a limited time. Reducing calories, drops your...

Support your Mitochondria

Deep within the cells of your body there are small structures called mitochondria. They are so small that a billion of these could exist...

Blue Zones and Genetics

In 2000, Micheal Poulain and Giovanni Mario Pes documented a group of locations around the world where there was an abundance of people...

Red meat risk for Health

The “so-called” experts on diet and health seem to be once again twisting the numbers to achieve some alternative gains at the expense of...

Overcoming Anxiety

You may have heard of serotonin, the happiness molecule, but do you know what it really does? Serotonin is a chemical produced in your...

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...

Learning can be slow in Medicine

In 1847, Ignaz Semmelweis , a young doctor working in Austria noticed that more young women were dying after childbirth in the hospital...

Picky Eaters

Do you have family members that are very picky eaters? Maybe they claim that they are full after only a few mouthfuls of food, or maybe...

My Letter to NZ Government

Letter to every New Zealand MP, Government Minister and Prime Minister Sent to every Member of Parliament and Minister of the Crown, on...

Are Vegetable Oils Killing Us?

It's a puzzle. Despite extensive research on the dangers of excessive levels of linoleic acid in our diet and the resulting increase in...

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...

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...