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?

Dec 15, 2019

Easy soup recipes are for dishes that Preston says will warm the soul.

Easy soup recipes are delicious slow food that can be made fast. Take an onion with its allicin benefits and add a favourite vegetable and a choice bouillon.

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Dec 14, 2019

Pathophysiology of atherosclerosis causes hardening of the arteries.

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

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Dec 13, 2019

A mealie a day provides much of the starch we need for energy.

A mealie a day is a staple in many countries but once refined it becomes a junk food of the highest order; that is one of the the causes of stunting.

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Dec 13, 2019

Tree planting help for shade or fruit, or simply beauty; it is fun.

Tree planting help suggests giving an avocado for Christmas or a yellowwood for a memorial. A deep, square hole filled with compost makes for a strong sappling.

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Dec 10, 2019

Introduction to caring for the temple is about a course at Ascension.

Introduction to caring for the temple is the beginning of a series that will be held in 2020 in Hilton, South Africa.

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Dec 10, 2019

Caring for the temple is our Lord's desire for every person.

Caring for the temple means being ready and willing to ring in some changes in lifestyle some of which may be difficult but in the main are relatively simple.

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Dec 10, 2019

Reheating resistant starch is a very common question since banting.

Reheating resistant starch is for those on the Paleo and other ketogenic diets for weight loss but really also for anyone concerned about a healthy colon.

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Dec 09, 2019

Cumin plus lime for weight loss is surprisingly effective.

Cumin plus lime for weight loss is perfect if you are enjoying homemade hummus every day with a green salad.

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Dec 09, 2019

Storing wheat berries safely so the bugs will not attack the grain.

Storing wheat berries without using dangerous chemicals like Phostoxin to fumigate it is important.

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Dec 03, 2019

White oil manufacturers want you to pay for what is very simple.

White oil manufacturers for a safe mixture for controlling many of the bugs that attack your citrus and roses for example, if you want to avoid toxic pesticides

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Dec 01, 2019

Blue zone longevity is well researched in five areas of the world.

Blue zone longevity is associated with gardening, whole grains, connectedness to the community and moderate exercise

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Nov 29, 2019

Solar gate motor charger is really very simple to construct yourself.

Solar gate motor is particularly useful at remote installations where grid power is not readily available; and reduces lightening strikes and utility surges.

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Nov 29, 2019

How to cook beetroot is made much easier with pressure.

How to cook beetroot for this wonderful source of iron, soluble fibre and phytochemicals; and the ultimate solution to chronic constipation.

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Nov 28, 2019

Gigantes butter beans recipe are also known as limas.

Gigantes butter beans recipe is how I first discovered this Greek dish; it has become a firm favourite helping us to reduce our reliance on red meat for protein

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Nov 28, 2019

Chickpea burgers make a delicious high protein substitute for meat.

Chickpea burgers are made with mushrooms and your favourite herbs; they are also known as falafel made with garbanzo beans.

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Nov 26, 2019

Broad beans are specifically mentioned in the blue zones.

Broad beans are the richest source of plant protein and one of the few natural sources of L-dopa for those with Parkinson's disease.

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Nov 25, 2019

Water is the greatest enemy of the worm farm as the worms will drown.

Water is the greatest enemy of the worm farm and must be kept out with an effective sheet of proofing.

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Nov 24, 2019

Spicy Thai curry soup bursts with the flavour of the East.

Spicy Thai curry soup is made with herbs like lemon grass and coriander, spices like peppadews, and using a mild masala powder.

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Nov 24, 2019

Beginners beekeeping day is a very good place to start.

Beginners beekeeping day is where you will learn the basics and can avoid a few common but potentially dangerous mistakes.

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Nov 24, 2019

Grinding flax seeds yields a great source of healthy fatty acids.

Grinding flax seeds helps to lower the omega 6 to 3 ratio to reduce inflammation. The lignans are a part of our prevention of breast tumour program too.

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Nov 23, 2019

Bobotie recipes hail from the traditional Cape Malay people.

Bobotie recipes are a red meat dish but by substituting some of the beef with chickpeas and vegetables you can turn it into a perfectly fine meal.

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Nov 22, 2019

Fresh spinach salad recipes we also call our fifteen euro side dish.

Fresh spinach salad recipes with a homemade pesto or hummus is so nutricious, protecting the eyes from macular degeneration and loaded with folate..

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Nov 22, 2019

Broccoli osteoarthritis does much more than protect against tumours.

Broccoli osteoarthritis reveals interesting new facts about stopping a buildup of homocysteine. The branching kind bears longer with defence against diseases.

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Nov 21, 2019

Our green home is a series of blogs printed in the Witness newspaper.

Our green home covers all the articles published in the media over the last five years.

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Nov 18, 2019

Notice board is for miscellaneous stuff at Bernard Preston's site.

Notice Board is in the main for messages from me to you when there is no other way to contact readers. However there is plenty on what is new.

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Nov 17, 2019

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 mineral. One of its carotenoids inhibits the rapid digestion of starch.

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Nov 17, 2019

Ingredients for sourdough bread are really very simple.

Ingredients for sourdough bread are just wholemeal flour, unchlorinated water and raw honey for the best loaf in the world.

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Nov 15, 2019

Eggs Parkinson's disease is for an alternative treatment to medication

Eggs Parkinson's disease is based on strong science that fava beans can provide sufficient L-dopa with a marked improvement in motor performance.

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Nov 13, 2019

Homocysteine and hip fracture are closely correlated.

Homocysteine and hip fracture can be easily modified by simple dietary intervention.

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Nov 13, 2019

Homocysteine cardiovascular is the underlying cause of many illnesses.

Homocysteine cardiovascular is a breakdown product of protein metabolism that cannot be reconstituted if there are certain vitamin and mineral deficiencies.

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