Cholesterol – the good, the bad and the ugly.
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I went to my doctor recently for my yearly oil and grease change and as usual, my overall cholesterol came back slightly elevated. Not to worry though – my good cholesterol is excellent (I hear your collective sigh of relief…). … Read More

A short, but smelly story
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A short but smelly story. What could it be? Of course it has to be garlic. It’s one of the oldest medicinal foods around. The Egyptians have used it, the Greeks have used it, the Chinese have used it, the … Read More

Turmeric – the golden wonder.
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Turmeric is a South East Asian plant belonging to the ginger family that’s been used for over 4000 years in Indian Ayurvedic medicine. The special nutrient in this plant is called curcumin. It’s the part that gives turmeric its yellow … Read More

What’s in your genes?
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Why is it that some people can drink and smoke and make some pretty crappy lifestyle choices (think Winston Churchill) and seem to remain astonishingly vigorous right into old age? At the other end of the spectrum is the person … Read More

Are you putting yourself at risk?
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It’s official! I’m changing my name to Debbie Downer as I give you the startling statistics on something most of us ladies have either taken or are currently taking. If you are taking oral contraception, especially Yaz, then this is … Read More

Easy lentil dhal with roast vegetables
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I ‘loves me lentils’ and this recipe is super easy to prepare and is packed with ‘gut loving goodness’. If you find that you could ‘wind’ power a small town when you eat pulses, try adding a pinch of the … Read More

We’re doing it again…and you’re invited.
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As many of you know, I love to talk all things poo! I am obsessed with the bacteria that control every aspect of our physical selves. They can be our greatest allies and activate our highest health potential OR they … Read More

Detox. Dirty word or beneficial habit?
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Does the word DETOX conjure up images of coffee enemas, deprivation and starvation? It kinda does for me too! Fear not! Detoxing does not have to be a dirty word. It can, in fact, be quite simple and is generally … Read More

Is this the key to long-term weight loss AND healthy ageing?
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Have you been told at some point (even by me) never to skip breakfast? It is THE most important meal of the day. Were you ever told not to go without food for any length of time, because you will … Read More

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