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Let's All Do Exactly What Consumer Reports Tells Us To Sat 11th Aug, 2012 - 9:06am by Emma Cockrell

From the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, August 10, 2012 by Andrew W. Saul, Editor Chicken Little was in the library one day when a copy of Consumer Reports for September 2012 fell on her head. She read their “10 Hidden Dangers of Vitamins” and it scared her so much she trembled all over. Why? Because Chicken Little had […]

What is Your Body Trying to Tell You? – Fibre Deficiency Fri 10th Aug, 2012 - 8:47am by Emma Cockrell

Continuing Food Matters list of 9 symptoms you should not ignore You’re not getting enough fibre… One likely signal: Constipation Background: Constipation is the clearest indicator of the body’s need for more fiber. “Our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate up to 100 grams of fiber a day and had an average stool weight of 2 pounds,” says Mark Hyman, […]

What is Your Body Trying to Tell You – Dehydration Thu 9th Aug, 2012 - 8:39am by Emma Cockrell

More from Food Matters on 9 symptoms you shouldn’t ignore You’re dehydrated… One likely signal: Chapped lips Background: Lips are a reflection of the health and hydration of the entire body. “If you are well hydrated, then your lips will be well hydrated,” says Elizabeth Lipski, PhD, clinical nutritionist and author of Digestive Wellness (McGraw-Hill, 2004). Less […]

What is Your Body Trying to Tell You – Candida Overgrowth Wed 8th Aug, 2012 - 4:10pm by Emma Cockrell

More from Food Matters on 9 Symptoms you shouldn’t ignore: You’ve got candida overgrowth… One likely signal: Itchy ears, throat or mucus membranes Background: The average American downs nearly 150 pounds of sugar and high-fructose corn syrup a year, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. And if you’re eating anywhere near that much sugar, you […]

Listen to Your Body! Mon 6th Aug, 2012 - 10:17am by Emma Cockrell

Food matters have produced a helpful guide to 9 symptoms you shouldn’t ignore. As with any symptoms, you should get checked with your doctor and then seek specific nutritional advice, such as a tailor-made programme with Nutritionhelp.  However, the nine points, which I will cover in the coming days, may help you in supporting the […]

Fizzy Drinks and Health Thu 2nd Aug, 2012 - 1:38pm by Emma Cockrell

Fizzy drinks should not be consumed by anyone on a Nutritionhelp programme, but the following information from What Doctors Don’t Tell You E-News may be helpful for those who are shopping and preparing meals for family. Sweet fizzy colas and sports drinks could be lethal – even if you drink just two cans a week.  […]

Importance of Breakfast. Tue 31st Jul, 2012 - 9:57am by Emma Cockrell

Time For Wellness reports on research showing the benefits of breakfast: You need to eat more to loose weight, at least that’s what studies linking skipping breakfast to weight gain suggest, and now you can add a lower risk of diabetes to your breakfast menu.  Although skipping breakfast has been linked to problems such as […]

Fats and Oils in the Diet Fri 27th Jul, 2012 - 8:48am by Emma Cockrell

So which fats and oils should we be using in our diets in order to encourage health? There is much research continuing in this whole area, but my current suggestions are: Frying and Roasting: If you want to cook foods at high temperatures the most stable fats are the saturated fats, and recent research is […]

Hydrogenated and Trans Fatty Acids Thu 26th Jul, 2012 - 9:51am by Emma Cockrell

  To help us understand what exactly trans fats are, and why they are unhelpful for health, Ban Trans Fats website has some very useful information: The purpose of hydrogenation is to solidify an oil so that it can be made to resemble real foods such as butter. The hydrogenation process imparts desirable features such as spreadability, […]

Using Coconut Oil on Skin Wed 25th Jul, 2012 - 8:37am by Emma Cockrell

  There is much written about the benefits of  using coconut oil on the hair and skin. It is reputed to be a natural anti-ageing moisturiser as it may help protect skin from the aging effects of free radicals. Mercola writes:  …physiologist and biochemist Ray Peat, Ph.D. considers coconut oil to be an antioxidant, due to its stability […]