Diet

Hidden Weed Killer In Your Bread

by on April 21, 2016

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Google told me the only way to kill it was by using the ubiquitous Roundup. This will kill it off for 3 to 4 years and then you just have to keep an eye open the when it starts coming back, and give it another going over.
You’ll never get rid of it without a ton of trouble – and/or expense. But in my bread?
So I got used to using weedkiller occasionally – in extreme circumstances.
But I didn’t expect to get Roundup in my bread.
Roundup is regularly used on all, or nearly all, commercial wheat to make it easier to harvest.

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Workout Partners

Although, if you are trying to lose weight, this sounds a bit depressing, the point is you could be one of those 3,500 people, if you’re in a situation of obesity. The main thing is to find a method that works for you. There are ways which have clearly been shown to encourage weight loss, and ways which are widely believed to produce weight loss but which actually don’t.

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Health Dangers of Obesity

There is a close correlation between being overweight/obese and having high blood pressure.
A major problem with having high blood pressure is it can lead to a stroke. This can happen even to a younger person. For example, the incidence of stroke in men between 40 and 54 increased by 50% between 2000 and 2014.

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Worsening Diabetes in the UK and World

Diabetes type II used to be called “maturity onset diabetes”, because it would almost invariably happen at, or beyond, middle age. However, with the worsening incidence of type II diabetes people are developing it younger and younger. Even some children now have type II diabetes.
In its early or mild forms, this type of diabetes can be controlled by diet. As it is much more likely to happen if you are obese it is also greatly helped – or even eliminated – by losing weight, especially if dietary changes are made as well.
If a person won’t follow this treatment plan then they will certainly need to resort to medication.

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How to Lose Weight

by on May 22, 2015

How to Lose Weight

Losing weight is very, very difficult as many people who have tried – sometimes multiple times – will confirm. But being a healthy body weight is essential if you are to maximise your chances of staying healthy. But there are some proven ways we can lose weight. And there are some other commonly accepted ways which actually do not lose weight – although many people think they do.

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Saturated Fat

Reduction in heart attacks – and cardio-vascular disease in general – are unrelated to the reduction in saturated fat intake.
Saturated fat warnings started in 1977 in America and 1983 in the UK. Whereas the graph here clearly shows that cardiovascular disease in America peaked more than twenty-five years earlier – in 1950. Similarly, heart disease peaked in 1964.

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In fact you are told to always and only drink bottled water. But what if the bottled water is suspect as well – which it often is?

Worse, what if the pollutants we often find in ordinary tap water are even worse in bottled water?

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Problems with our Tap Water

by on January 8, 2015

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Water purity has been a big problem ever since there have been cities. And a main cause of these problems is human waste. Or, to be more specific, human urine and faeces contaminating our drinking water. Hundreds of years ago we drew our drinking water from rivers. Human waste was channelled directly into rivers – […]

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Saturated Fat is Good For You

by on November 20, 2014

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It’s hard to believe, but there were never any clinical trials – the only type that really matter – to support the theory that saturated fat leads to heart disease. So, the whole Western world set out on a ridiculous pathway to eating low-fat, and high carbohydrate foods. At the exact same time there was a sudden and rapid increase in incidence obesity, diabetes and heart disease.

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There is plenty of evidence to show that the deterioration in health evident since the mid-20th century is closely connected with our increased intake of sugar. The other major factor is the fallacy of the danger of saturated fats. Once manufacturers started to bang out low-fat foods – loaded with sugar, to compensate for the missing fat – obesity and diabetes really took off rapidly.

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