Bernard Preston Blog

If Bernard Preston's inspirational books do not awaken in you the desire to live long in the land, then alas I have failed! Oh yes, and the desire to sit under those trees you once planted, to nurture those grandchildren you have borne.

Alas, sometimes it takes a fist banging on the skull, or a pick axe to break open the frozen sea within us. Is poor health trying to tell you something...? Just where are you planning to live, if you don't look after your bod, eh?

Oct 17, 2017

Ground flaxseed vs oil research throws up some new facts about cholesterol.

Ground flaxseed vs oil proven to be as effective as statins but which is better?

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Oct 17, 2017

Healthy breakfast menu need not necessarily mean boring?

Healthy breakfast menu need not be fattening with Bernard Preston's ideas about meals that won't leave you famished at 11am.

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Oct 16, 2017

Bernard Preston invites you to think, laugh and relax with his inspiring books.

Bernard Preston writes these delightful cameos of incidents and anecdotes taken from the life and work of a chiropractor.

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Oct 14, 2017

Best chicken feed is allowing them to range freely for organic eggs.

Best chicken feed for brightly coloured yolks should ideally include legumes likes alfalfa.

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Oct 14, 2017

Spinal stenosis explanation outlines how joint fixations cause narrowing.

Spinal stenosis explanation will tell you how your back can cause tingling, pain and weakness in your legs and arms.

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Oct 14, 2017

The wonder of worm farms is the organic fertilizer they produce.

The wonder of worm farms is that they also turn your kitchen and garden waste into protein for your chickens should you be lucky enough to have any.

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Oct 14, 2017

Starting a compost pile is hard physical work and not for the faint hearted.

Starting a compost pile with all the health benefit and self satisfaction of growing and enjoying organic foods cannot be overstated.

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Oct 12, 2017

Health benefits of spinach include good fibre, vitamins and plenty of calcium.

Health benefits of spinach with garlic and onions makes great eggs Florentine says Bernard Preston.

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Oct 11, 2017

Swiss chard food is loaded with the stuff that made Popeye so healthy.

Swiss chard food is so easy to grow and cook.

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Oct 11, 2017

Organic food green provides so many of the mandatory coloured vegetables.

Organic food green enable you to live long in the land by getting your salads; scientifically proven.

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Oct 10, 2017

Save bean seeds for next year's crop.

Save bean seeds as it's so simple and save yourself dollars, pounds and rands.

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Oct 10, 2017

Ten commandments of food security brings no new ideas.

Ten commandments of food security simply restates what we already know, and in great measure quietly ignore.

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Oct 07, 2017

Swiss chard nutrition is loaded with vitamins A, C and K and betaine.

Swiss chard nutrition is particularly rich in magnesium, the anti arthritis and heart friendly mineral.

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Oct 07, 2017

Recipes for swiss chard enrich your heart with magnesium.

Recipes for swiss chard are so quick and after radish it's the easiest vegetable to grow in the garden.

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Oct 06, 2017

Healthy choice foods are the way to reach a happy vibrant old age.

Healthy choice foods are in the main not difficult to prepare; slow meals made fast is our slogan.

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Oct 06, 2017

Wean off plastic because it's the root of all evil in our environment.

Wean off plastic or, like money, is it our irresponsible use of it that causes the pollution of our seas?

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Oct 05, 2017

Backyard permaculture starts with small things like storing rainwater.

Backyard permaculture may end up with solar generators and a huge vegetable and fruit garden making you largely self sufficient.

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Oct 04, 2017

Total blackout is a distinct possibility in South Africa.

Total blackout and regular loss of power is extremely frustrating but there is an alternative.

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Oct 04, 2017

Solar swimming pool suggests using sun energy to drive the pump.

Solar swimming pool can also use a salt water chorinator too; can you collect the rain?

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Oct 04, 2017

The green journey is really about discovering new parts of the inner being.

The green journey starts with a sickening of some part of yourself and our world.

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Oct 04, 2017

Waxing honeybee frames is an art easily accomplished even by a child.

Waxing honeybee frames is not difficult but to do it expertly takes practice.

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Oct 04, 2017

Can you feed eggshells to hens is a question we've been asking.

Can you feed eggshells to hens both free range and when confined to a pen? Yes, you certainly can, and should.

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Oct 04, 2017

Chickens in the garden clean up the weeds and provide you with proper eggs.

Chickens in the garden will manure the beds and keep the pests like cutworms down.

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Oct 04, 2017

Invasive alien species may have benefits as well as a negative impact.

Invasive alien species should not give authorities unlimited discretionary power to prohibit them all.

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Oct 03, 2017

Magnesium heart is the element that gives protection against cardiac disease.

Magnesium heart in spinach is what gave Popeye health protection.

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Oct 03, 2017

Green chili sauce recipe can be hot or mild.

Green chili sauce recipe can be mild using the fruit before it turns bright red.

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Oct 03, 2017

Pathophysiology of atherosclerosis causes hardening of the arteries.

Pathophysiology of atherosclerosis is irreversible; only prevention makes sense; artificially sweetened colas are even worse.

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Oct 02, 2017

Solar PV systems consider the advantages of being grid tied.

Solar PV systems also discusses whether you need a bank of batteries.

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Oct 02, 2017

Day in the life of solar geek Bernard Preston is about using the sun's energy.

Day in the life of solar geek Bernard Preston looks at just what this electricity can do in your home.

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Sep 29, 2017

Self priming pumps are best for your rainwater harvesting.

Self priming pumps are a lot more user friendly and not much more expensive says Bernard Preston.

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