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Benefits of Coconut Oil Thu 19th Jul, 2012 - 2:32pm by Emma Cockrell

More from Dr Mercola on the benefits of Coconut oil: …the terms ‘fats’ and ‘oils’ are often used interchangeably. But fat is more correctly considered solid at room temperature, while oils are liquid. But what’s really important is the structure. The unique health benefits of coconut oil are directly related to its chemical structure, or […]

Coconut Oil For Cooking Wed 18th Jul, 2012 - 10:30am by Emma Cockrell

Coconut oil was not widely available when Erica White wrote her Beat Candida Cookbook, but this can very easily be used in the recipes. Using butter in cooking is stable and acceptable if it is used in small amounts and there is no dairy intolerance   If using olive oil for frying, remember to use  a low heat, […]

Understanding Fats Tue 17th Jul, 2012 - 8:53am by Emma Cockrell

Over the years there has been mixed messages and much controversy  about which fats and oils we should be eating, spreading and cooking with.  Over the next few days I hope to publish some articles and comments that will help you to not only know which are the best oils to use, but understand the reasoning behind those […]

Cleaning the Home Naturally. Fri 13th Jul, 2012 - 8:32am by Emma Cockrell

A couple of days ago What Doctors Don’t Tell You e-news published some facts on the effect cleaning chemicles may have on health: There’s a 20 per cent chance your chronic disease is caused by chemical intolerance   If you have a chronic health problem – such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease or allergies – there’s […]

Nutritional Supplements are Safe Thu 12th Jul, 2012 - 2:34pm by Emma Cockrell

Important data from the Alliance for Natural Health, revealing just how safe nutritional supplements are. A picture tells a thousand words, so they say. Today, ANH-Intl releases hard data in graphical format, from official sources, showing that food supplements are the safest substances to which we are commonly exposed – while being the target of increasingly restrictive […]

Additives to Avoid – Sulphur Dioxide Tue 10th Jul, 2012 - 11:49am by Emma Cockrell

The final two additives from Hungry for Change’s list of the Top Ten Additives to Avoid  9. Sulphur Dioxide (E220) Sulphur additives are toxic and in the United States of America, the Federal Drugs Administration have prohibited their use on raw fruit and vegetables. Adverse reactions include: bronchial problems particularly in those prone to asthma, […]

Avoid Additives Sodium Nitrate and BHA Mon 9th Jul, 2012 - 8:08am by Emma Cockrell

Continuing the list from Hungry for Change on the top ten additives to avoid 7. Sodium Nitrate/Sodium Nitrite Sodium nitrate (or sodium nitrite) is used as a preservative, coloring and flavoring in bacon, ham, hot dogs, luncheon meats, corned beef, smoked fish and other processed meats. This ingredient, which sounds harmless, is actually highly carcinogenic […]

Additives to Avoid – Food Dyes and Sodium Sulphite Fri 6th Jul, 2012 - 8:20am by Emma Cockrell

Continuing Hungry For Change’s list of the most important food additives to avoid: 5. Common Food Dyes Studies show that artificial colorings which are found in soda, fruit juices and salad dressings, may contribute to behavioral problems in children and lead to a significant reduction in IQ. Animal studies have linked other food colorings to […]

Avoid Additives MSG and Trans Fat Thu 5th Jul, 2012 - 7:50am by Emma Cockrell

More from Hungry For Change’s Top Ten Food Additives to Avoid list   3. Monosodium Glutamate (MSG / E621) MSG is an amino acid used as a flavor enhancer in soups, salad dressings, chips, frozen entrees, and many restaurant foods. MSG is known as an excitotoxin, a substance which overexcites cells to the point of […]

Top Ten Food Additives to Avoid Wed 4th Jul, 2012 - 7:44am by Emma Cockrell

Hungry for Change have produced a really helpful guide to food additives. For a printable shopping guide click here. Those following a Nutritionhelp programme will automatically be avoiding most of the additives listed, but this provides a good check list  to ensure you are purchasing quality foods. Over the next few days I will list […]