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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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Food Labels

Don’t be fooled…

I’ve just come across another good example of marketing hype with labeling… In a very posh hotel they are offering complimentary bottles of green tea in their rooms. Here is what the bottle states: Green tea with honey and ginseng 100% all natural Where great taste and goodness ‘naturally’ come together. Green tea for its […]

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We’re Jammin’ Again

It’s that time year again – already.  All the plums are ripe at the same time again, including the Damsons!  Plus we just collected bags & bags of pears too…  Here’s Amy & Zoe helping collect some fruit from our orchard.  They were also great at helping de-stone all the plums in preparation for jam making, […]

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Seeing Red…

Recently a friend of mine was told he had a high cholesterol level and was prescribed Lipitor.  Apparently when he asked the doctor if there were any possible side effects, he was told there were none!  I find this quite unbelievable…  Since reading my blog about statins he has decided to put the prescription for […]

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Brain Food

‘We are what we eat’ is certainly a very old saying and one that has been used by many people to denigrate all sorts of diet theories over the years.  Well I think the best one is ‘if you eat rubbish then you’ll be rubbish’. I’ve just watched the BBC 3 documentary which follows Zoe […]

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