Archive | January, 2010


Can the corn…

I was flying back to Australia last night and the menu on the flight stated ‘corn fed chicken breast’. I find it amazing that so many restaurants promote ‘corn fed’ chicken and ‘grain fed’ beef as a hugely desirable factor on their menus!  (see my blog page regarding the impact of Grass Fed vs Grain Fed Animal […]

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Not so fishy!

A small article caught my eye in the news early this week – “Fish oil IV drip boost to intensive care”.  It mentioned that hospital trials involving adding fish oil to the intravenous nutrition of patients suffering from systemic inflammatory response syndrome recovered much quicker than those still on the regular treatment. That sounds sensible […]

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Anti Cancer

Provenance should take precedence…

I haven’t mentioned this before, but my step-daughter was diagnosed with breast cancer last year.  She has gone through surgery and has almost completed her chemo plan, to be followed by radiation therapy.  At the tender age of 37, with 2 small daughters, it’s been an emotional time. As you might expect, we’ve all been […]

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