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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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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.

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...

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...

Changing your genes!

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

Low Carb for Fertility

Human fertility seems to be declining. My research suggests that there are dietary ways to assist with this problem and increase...

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...