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Go to The Good Life Week 01 for the start of this series Here is a simple, yet effective, method for recording your food and drink. Combine this with making notes of your weight, your wellbeing and how active you are.  If you start today, by Christmas you will have regained some balance and gleaned a …

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The Good Life

10 TIPS FOR HEALTHY EATING I’m amazed by the number of friends, family and clients who come to me because they’ve lost their way along the path to good health.  But I’m scandalised by the number of doctors, medics and professionally trained chefs who don’t seem to know either.  So, if you are a busy …

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HOPE FOR SUFFERERS OF DIABETES MELLITUS TYPE 2

To celebrate #worlddiabetesday I’ve written an article to provide hope to anyone who might have been recently diagnosed. Being told that your blood sugars are too high is about as sobering as missing the last bus after a New Year’s party.  I know; it happened to me.  But the good news is that diabetes type …

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Protein

How much protein should I eat? In the UK public health advisors suggest that we eat about 0.75g/protein/kg weight/day.  That means for a 65kg woman, of normal build and average height, you would need about 50g of protein per day.  For a long time, we thought that everyone was eating loads more than this amount, …

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My story

Thirty years ago I started writing a book about diets.  The idea was to beat the nutritionists at their game, to eschew ‘diet’ foods and fads, and get back to guiltless eating.  I wanted to show how wholesome eating, including all those foods you were told were bad for you, could have a much better …

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