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Guide to Fats 4: Essential Fatty Acids: Omega-6
About omega-6 fatty acids Omega-6 fatty acids are polyunsaturated. They are made and stored in the seeds and nuts of hot-climate plants (e.g. sunflower and sesame). The main forms of omega-6 in our di...
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Guide to Fats 7: Trans Fats and Problem Oils
Trans fats: good and evil Cis and trans fatty acids 'Cis' fatty acids are either monounsaturated or polyunsaturated and have a kink in their shape because the hydrogen atoms at each double bon...
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Guide to Fats 6: Saturated Fats
About saturated fats Saturated fatty acids (SFAs) are found in animal foods and tropical plant foods. They add structure to our cell membranes and help us absorb fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. So...
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Don't skive off P.E. :-)
Physically active children perform better academically, according to an article chez Dr Mercola. Exercise boosts brain function. And it needn't cost a bean! :-)...
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...without a sting in the cocktail
The gorgeous re-Vamp-ed Hopsack is as much a pleasure trove as a house of health: our saintly provisions have been flirting with the dark side, creating luscious liquids to reward Santa & Co. for ...
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Dale Pinnock hits the airwaves
When ginger, garlic and shiitakes are in the aether, Dale Pinnock appeareth. Nope, not Gypsy Rose's prophecy; these are simply key ingredients in his delumptiously scrumplicious Flu-Fighting Soup. ...
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Mercury, begone!
Three years ago I wrote a blog on mercury amalgam fillings. 'Silver amalgam' is the term preferred by most dentists. However, metal fillings also contain a substantial amount of mercury. Mercury is...
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The Food Hospital on Channel 4 / 4OD
Is food as medicine finally hitting the mainstream...?! Check out The Food Hospital, currently on Channel 4 (on t' telly) and 4OD (online)....
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I could murder a pumpkin...
October is orange. Orange fruit, orange leaves, orange gourds: not the Glorious Twelfth but Hallowe'en, when jack-o'-lanterns glare and witches scream...! (I'm s-s-scared!) Pumpkins belong...
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The Irish Times 5.10.11: raw milk ban
Raw milk ban due 'as soon as possible', according to Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney in The Irish Times today....
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