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.


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...

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...

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.

Pizza Recipe found.

Pizza is easy and very much liked by us, and so when switching to Low-carb (Keto) we went looking for a good replacement pizza recipe....

Are carbohydrates addictive?

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

Ketones are Good for your Brain

Research plus some peoples experience suggest a keto diet can assist with issues such as seizures, Alzheimer's, depression, and anxiety.


This might be the most important thing you can learn about your health. You know what happens when you damage your self such as with a...

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...

Cholesterol Revisited

What we thought we knew about cholesterol is changing as we learn more.

Eye Health and your diet

In the human body there are some blood vessels that are very tiny, particularly in our extremities and in the brain, kidneys and the...