Diet And Nutrition

Evan on June 22nd, 2010

Australia, where I live, is probably the skin cancer capital of the world. (It may have something to do with white skinned people adopting an outdoors lifestyle in a sunny climate.) There was a very good response to this by the Australian government. They ran a huge education campaign about the dangers of skin cancer. […]

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Evan on June 4th, 2010

This is a guest post by Victoria from ratelines. Her contact details are at the bottom of the post, which I encourage you to click on. I hope you like it, Evan. Between work, family, and life in general, it’s no wonder that a majority of people suffer from high levels of stress. While experts […]

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Evan on November 23rd, 2009

This is just a quick link to a post. Some Australian health researchers surveyed GP’s and truck drivers for their ideas on health and weight. It turns out there understanding was about the same. One of the questions was whether beer or fruit juice had the same number of calories. What do you think? The […]

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Evan on November 4th, 2009

Just a quick note for those with some food intolerances (or wanting to lose weight). This is a blog about cooking that is sugar and gluten free. It is called Simply Sugar and Gluten Free. The recipes look very yummy too! I have added the site as a link in my blogroll. Would you like […]

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Evan on September 25th, 2009

Some years ago now some researchers wanted to study the oldest and healthiest populations. They marked these on a map with blue circles. And so these areas came to be known as “Blue Zones”. There is an on-going project to research these long-lived and healthy people. The results of studying these people – giving us […]

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Evan on September 23rd, 2009

Around the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century the Western lifestyle began to spread around the world. It was noticed that in the cultures where it was introduced it was followed by the Western diseases. One of these researchers was Weston Price, and there is now a Weston A. […]

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We eat every day. What we eat affects our health and how our food is produced affects not only our health but has to do with other people’s lives (the work they do, how well they are paid and so on. This post is a quick round up of posts on the place of food […]

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Evan on July 18th, 2009

This post is by Nacie Carson, one of my favourite bloggers. I think you will find it personal, passionate as well as down-to-earth and sensible all at the same time. Enjoy! These days, the idea that food is simply nourishment and fuel seems lost on most people. Food is fat, food is carbohydrates, food is […]

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