Category Archives: Health

Blood sugar

One of the most difficult things in our modern lifestyle and current eating patterns is to keep our blood glucose levels in balance. It is so vital to do so for the following reasons ~for energy levels ~keeping blood vessels … Continue reading

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Have you tried Trampolining?

Trampolining, or rebounding, is an excellent form of exercise! Apparently 10 minutes of rebounding is equivalent to a 3 mile run! If you have a rebounder in the house, you can do 5 mts in the morning and another 5 … Continue reading

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Calcium

We are all keen to have adequate calcium in our diet, so that we can have good strong bones.  However, there is one thing to watch.  Do not take supplements of calcium, unless they are made from food sources. The … Continue reading

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Some things you might want to know about weight

Can you be skinny and be in poor health?  Answer is ‘yes’; however, overall there are far more unhealthy overweight people than unhealthy thin ones. The risks of obesity are pretty well-known, but, briefly, if you are overweight, you are … Continue reading

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Be free of “blood pressure” anxiety in 4 clear steps

You can lower your blood pressure in four steps: 1. Exercise. Doing any form of exercise for 30 mts. a day can significantly reduce blood pressure levels.  Exercise stimulates the muscles to contract, enhancing blood flow to different parts of … Continue reading

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Did you know this about salt?

I’m always a bit shocked when people tell me that they have been told to stay off salt.  I believe that salt is essential for us and here are my reasons: provided we eat NATURAL UNREFINED SALT. unrefined natural salt … Continue reading

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Woman aged 104

Did you read or hear about the U.S. woman, aged 104, who is mobile, though likes to use a walker when out and about.  She is the sole carer, 24 hours a day, for her 87 year old daughter who … Continue reading

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“Busyness”

Yes, there is such a thing as “too busy” – according to writer Tim Kreider, writing an article in New York Times.  He called his article “the busy trap” and  says that ‘busyness can seem to give life meaning, but is … Continue reading

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Do what younger people do -and reverse ageing in the brain

This delightful headline is in the email from ‘What Doctors Don’t Tell You’ dated 10th July 2012.  It says we may be able to ‘reverse time’ – making our brains younger – by doing the sort of things that younger … Continue reading

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Low fat salad dressing may not be as good for you as you think!

Headline in ‘Udo’s Choice News’.  Not news to those of us who are aware of how much we need good fats and oils and how, so often, reduced or low-fat products are often not meeting the needs of our bodies. … Continue reading

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