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Corn

Cornwashing!

It appears that the Corn Refiners Association (CRA) in the USA is fighting back against allegations that High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) is increasing the risk of diabetes, liver disease and obesity by…  Can you guess how?  No, it’s not new scientific research or in-depth clinical trials, but by…  Changing the name! If the CRA […]

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Sugar

Sugar sucks!

My personal experience has now been ‘confirmed’ by science – carbohydrates are addictive (Sunday Times, 5 Sep 10 – Fat fix…).  I have seen it with my own eyes, though I’m not convinced that ‘addictive’ is the correct term.  Perhaps ‘strong cravings’ is really a better description! My experience comes from Mike.  We have been […]

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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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Diet

Do or Diet…

I heard a program on the ABC radio the other day regarding aging.  One person they interviewed was a 50 year old man who believed that by eating a controlled low calorie diet he could avoid all the new diseases of civilization.  He ate only 1600 calories per day and avoided all wheat and processed […]

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