Diet And Nutrition

Evan on July 9th, 2009

The diet wars don’t show any sign of going away any time soon. There is much conflicting advice around. I think this has the unfortunate consequence of people not trusting their own taste and judgement and relying on experts. All this seems to be underpinned by the assumption that people are inclined to behave like […]

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Evan on July 3rd, 2009

There have been some book published lately (the ones I know of are published in the US) regarding the dangers of eating soy. I do believe eating too much soy can cause problems. My partner, who had been vegan and had eaten lots and lots of soy, started having trouble with weight control – possibly […]

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Evan on May 25th, 2009

Image by jurvetson It’s been quite a while since I did a post about physical health.  So this post is about an easy to improve your diet and physical health. A quick way to reduce your risk of heart attack is to substitute olive oil for saturated fats – butter and cream.  Olive oil is […]

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Evan on April 30th, 2009

Image by zappowbang Throughout the world there are groups of people who are known to live to quite advanced ages.  What’s more these people tend to live to a healthy old age. There is now a project to study these different groups and what they have in common.  The zones of healthy old people are […]

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Evan on April 29th, 2009 is a site that has heaps of information about heartburn. (GERD means gastro-oesophageal reflux disease). The site has different sections devoted to acid reflux, heartburn, GERD and indigestion. Each of these sections has different pages devoted to causes, symptoms and treatments as well as possible links to other ailments. There is also a page […]

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Evan on January 19th, 2009

Image by aussiegall 1. To Protect Against Cancer Scientists at the University of California at Santa Barbara laboratories of Leslie Wilson, professor of biochemistry and pharmacology, and Mary Ann Jordan, adjunct professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, have shown how cruciferous vegetables (cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower) protect against the development of […]

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Evan on December 9th, 2008

I have a guest post on Ching Ya’s blog It’s My Life – It’s Now or Never. It is about having A Healthy Christmas – healthy for body, soul and spirit. And please check out Ching Ya’s blog while you are there. Evan Bookmark It Hide Sites

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Evan on November 14th, 2008

Image by matysek Brian Wansink has written a fascinating book called Mindless Eating. It is how what is around us when we eat affects what (and especially how much) we eat. This includes things like the size of the plate, how much we put on the plate and what others around us are doing. I […]

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