Food Bites

E.g., 11 December 2017

Energy deficits: not just a commercial problem

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Want to bounce out of bed in the morning and have enough energy to stay alert all day long? Learn how to build your reserves the natural way.

Hunting, but not gathering: travelling on empty

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Find yourself stuck with whatever 'food' you can grab at train stations and airports? Do you regularly refuel more than just your car at roadside service stations? Our hunter-gather ancestors certainly had more luck finding 'real' food on their travels!

Your fermenting guide for veggies

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Transform those tired old veggies languishing in the bottom of your fridge into nutritious and delicious accompaniments fit to grace any health-conscious consumer's plate.

Nutrients incognito: the chronic disease perpetrators

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Many foods we eat on a daily basis contain toxic compounds that have been shown to impact our immune system. Where can we find them and just how much damage can they do?

Low-grade inflammation: in close-up

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When the immune system goes into overdrive it uses everything in its arsenal to cause maximum damage and quickly dispense with the attacker. The problems for health escalate when that perceived 'attack' is coming from a constant stream of renegade food escaping through a leaky gut. A detailed look at the immune system in action and the triggers involved.

A clinical PNI background to low-grade inflammation

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How important is natural habitat for both animal and human health?

The walking wounded: how chronic low-grade inflammation sets in

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When under threat your body will do everything it can to protect you from invading bugs and viruses, but what happens when your immune system doesn't know when to switch off?

Food Basics: have we forgotten how to eat?

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Taking control of your digestive health starts with the first stage of digestion – chewing. Fully focusing on everything you eat gives food the respect it deserves – otherwise you may pay the price with your health

Allergic or just plain intolerant?

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Do more foods than you care to mention set off uncontrollable after effects? That list of offending foods may be growing, but there's only one chain of events taking place in your gut

Saponins and phytates

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You wouldn't think of eating soap. Yet many common foods in our daily diet actually contain 'soap-like' substances that play havoc with the gut lining and bind essential minerals, literally washing them out of the body.