Food Bites

E.g., 23 August 2017

What are dietary lectins and are they affecting your health?

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Why are dietary lectins present in certain foods, and what havoc can they wreak inside your body? A detailed look at these anti-nutrients and how to follow a low lectin diet.

Nature's cosmetic

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Plastic surgeons and cosmetics companies charge a fortune for this stuff…and we make it naturally, in our own bodies!

Back to the future

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We need to take a leaf out of our ancestors books if disease-free, vital living is the goal. It's time to get back to eating basics and ditch those take-out menus.

Is your brain trying to eat itself happy?

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Getting your dietary dose of vitamin ‘P’ (yes, pleasure) through chocolate doesn’t have to be an unhealthy hit – as long as it’s part of a meal where your selfish brain gets enough nutritious fuel to prevent cravings.

Gout's not an old man's illness

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Flooding the body with fructose from too many processed foods and drinks could become a painful lesson if gout takes hold.

Is your brain selfish?

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In the natural world, ‘survival of the fittest’ is still the basic rule, and inside the human body it’s no different.

What’s ‘insulin resistance’ and why's it so bad for us?

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The path to diabetes is littered with obstacles. The body will use all tools at its disposal to prevent it taking hold, but it’s only a matter of time before overuse turns into abuse where insulin’s concerned.

Diabetes 3: new name, old enemy

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We’ve all heard of diabetes type 1 and 2, but is ‘type 3’ the big problem? The answer could be on your plate.

Heading chronic disease off at the pass: part 3

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We don't have to head blindly towards ill-health in our old age, on medication just to keep our ailing bodies functioning. Changing our habits now will change our future.

Heading chronic disease off at the pass: part 2

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Understanding how our body's react to physical activity is a huge step towards understanding why we HAVE to get moving. Our lives depend on it.