Archive | 2013

Spring

Sunshine on my shoulders… Part 2

We had a beautiful warm sunny day today.  It’s amazing how much better you feel with some sun on your skin and blue skies above – I’ve blogged about some of these benefits on my previous post – Sunshine on my Shoulders – Pt 1.  So with some lovely sunshine available, I tried to make […]

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Food Label

Bring it on…

It’s about a year ago that Don Barrett filed his first case against the big food companies in the USA.  And it’s about time – I’ve been writing about the dangers of sugar (my blog: Sugar Sucks, Oct 2010) and its potential addictive nature for a long time now plus the inadequacies of food labelling […]

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Ice Cubes

Warnings gone mad!

I have to shake my head in wonderment sometimes at bureaucracy.  Here are two examples relating to ‘Label Warnings’ I’ve seen this week: Ice cube bags – so glad to see that they’re labelled as ‘Freezer Safe’! Monkey Nuts – A supermarket chain has withdrawn bags of nuts – after failing to declare they may […]

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Coconut

Coco Loco – Part 2

The Daily Mail article, referenced in Coco Loco-Part 1, mentions Dr Mary Newport and her case study about her husband’s struggle with dementia.  She comments that in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, multiple sclerosis (& others) it appears that the neurons in certain areas of the brain are unable to process glucose and therefore not getting any […]

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Climb

Climb for the Cure…

The day after publishing my blog about Alzheimer’s & coconut, I came across this: The Alzheimer’s Society, Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge… 28 July 2013. Climb 3 peaks in 12 hours! So all those patriotic Yorkshire people can get fit and raise money for research… You don’t need to be from Yorkshire – everyone can join […]

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Coconut

Coco Loco – Going Nuts for Coconuts (pt 1)

I had just mentioned to a friend about our concern with Dad’s short term memory becoming ‘short’! Although we have our concerns about Alzheimer’s he has always passed the doctor’s tests.   Plus as he’s also off the statins now (see my previous blogs on statins) it can’t be the Lipitor side-effects. Anyway, this friend then […]

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