“Eating Clean” – Processed meats and food additives

“Eating clean”can mean different things to different people. To me it means eating fresh, unprocessed, natural foods. However, I live in the real world and, short of setting up my own organic pig farm, I accept that some compromises will have to be made..   “Acceptable Risk” We must all accept that there is risk…

Dark green Veg, the cheap alternative to magnesium supplements

I have talked about the supplements that I take in previous posts, one of the most important ones being magnesium.  Magnesium is important because it helps to calm muscles and nerves. Lack of Magnesium can lead to cramps and muscle seizures, including both the heart and brain, both potentially fatal. The trouble with most magnesium…

Final nail in the coffin for “low-fat”?

Food experts at war on new advice to "eat more fat" @DrAseemMalhotra pic.twitter.com/OF8wQx8CZ9 — Dr Maryanne Demasi (@MaryanneDemasi) May 23, 2016 Anyone following this blog will not be surprised by this headline. The latest report by the UK National Obesity Forum states that: Low-fat food has had “disastrous health consequences” and should be reversed. Eating…

Summer is here at last!

Finally, the sun is out and summer is back once more in the Nordics. Time to get those shoes & socks off and the flips on for some precious and FREE Vitamin D, courtesy of the sun. In one of my earlier posts prior to the winter, I explained how I was increasing my Vitamin…