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How To Avoid Xenoestrogens
Every day, we are exposed to hormone-disrupting chemicals in the environment that adversely affect our bodies and minds (see 'What are Xenoestrogens?'). In the industrial world, it is impossib...
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What Are Xenoestrogens?
Courgettes in cling-film? Conventional carrots? Luverly lippy? What do these things have in common? They may contain hormone-disrupting chemicals. Convenience Living a convenience lifestyle, we migh...
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Good, yeah? No. Bacteria Images of power-cleaning products zapping slimy bacteria with drone-like precision miss the bullseye. Bacteria are not capsules of evil. Some species and strains cause serious...
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Your Guide to Proteins
The French word 'protéine', coined in 1838, comes from the Greek word 'proteios', meaning 'the first quality'. Proteins are essential to life, just not in the hu-moo-ngo...
Love is the drug
Oh oh catch that buzz Love is the drug I'm thinkin' of Oh oh can't you see Love is the drug got a hook in me... (Roxy Music, Love is the Drug, 1975) * Love is the drug, created in your ver...
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May the earth move in 2014!
Happy New Year! Crisp January days are perfect for ridding the body of ghosts of Christmas repasts. Good nutrition is the baseline of good health. Food is our fuel. Our bodies cannot run well on low-g...
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Sunproof your skin
'I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being skin deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas?' Humorist Jean Kerr was closer to the mark than she knew. The ...
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Virgin Coconut Oil: Tropical Bombshell!
The coconut is the fruit of the Cocos nucifera, a large palm cultivated in tropical coastal regions. Coconut oil is pressed from the coconut fruit. Intrinsic qualities Unrefined 'virgin' cocon...
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Guide to Fats 2: Essential Fatty Acids: Overview
According to Loren Cordain, author of The Paleo Diet (revised edition), our ancestors evolved eating a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, wild meats, fish, seafood, eggs, nuts and seeds. It provided a f...
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Guide to Fats 3: Essential Fatty Acids: Omega-3
About omega-3 fatty acids Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated. They are found in cold-climate seed and nut oils, the brains of grass-fed ruminants, the oils of carnivorous fish and cold-water plan...
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