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?

Aug 14, 2018

Just for laughs has a few classics from the South African landscape.

Just for laughs and a beauty from America; a couple squeaky clean below the belt too.

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Aug 14, 2018

Consulting a chiropractor explains what to expect at your first visit.

Consulting a chiropractor is little different to any other doctor; one can anticipate that he or she will take a history, examine you, perhaps order Xrays, make a diagnosis and possibly immediately start treatment, but not necessarily so.

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Aug 14, 2018

Lower back and leg pain is a severe case with numbness and weakness.

Lower back and leg pain is a huge drain on insurance companies and keeps chiropractors in business. Would you consider doing some simple exercises every morning before arising if you knew they would save a huge amount of trouble and expense?

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Aug 14, 2018

Stones in my clog for you to think, laugh and relax.

Stones in my clog is another volume of short stories taken from the chiropractic coalface, written while Bernard Preston enjoyed a sojourn in Holland. Come journey with me and meet a wonderful but different people from an ancient civilization stretching back to the Romans.

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Aug 14, 2018

Best chick food is not complicated nor need be expensive.

Best chick food can be made from nourishing whole grain bread and a boiled egg. They love a small amount of sprouted grains and legumes too.

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Aug 14, 2018

Mobile solar panels produce up to 60% more energy.

Mobile solar panels are far more efficient since they follow the sun but require either a sophisticated tracking device or need to be turned manually.

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Aug 13, 2018

Lonely road of faith of chiropractor and author Bernard Preston.

Lonely road of faith is about his first baby steps into the unknown.

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Aug 13, 2018

How safe is chiropractic or any other treatment for that matter?

How safe is chiropractic is a question that every potential patient should be asking, and of course of the conventional care like drugs and surgery too? Whilst increased pain is not uncommon, catastrophic events are few and far between.

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Aug 13, 2018

Best medicinal herbs gives you a guide to a few of our favourites.

Best medicinal herbs recommends not waiting for the evil day, but make sure you include some basics in your diet on a regular basis; then simply the flavour they give to your cooking, quite apart from their health benefits, makes them worth all the effort.

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Aug 13, 2018

Phytochemical foods are those plant substances that keep us healthy.

Phytochemical foods explains how they work and why the black and white diet, red meat and potatoes is so deadly.

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Aug 13, 2018

Spinal stenosis explanation outlines how fixations cause narrowing.

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

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Aug 13, 2018

TURKISH HELVA is a delicious honey and tahini fudge.

TURKISH HELVA is a dessert that won't last long at your dinner parties; but it's got a lot of sugar too.

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Aug 13, 2018

Privacy policy outlines how cookies are used right across the web.

Privacy policy is my best attempt to safeguard any personal information that you may share with me.

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Aug 13, 2018

Strawberries nutrition facts is about preventing cancer and blindness.

Strawberries nutrition facts are perfect for smoothies and wonderful in reducing serious illnesses. Healthy nuritious food should taste great too.

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Aug 13, 2018

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's plenty on what's new.

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Aug 13, 2018

Frog in my Throat is a book of short stories from a DC's pen.

Frog in my Throat is the first Bernard Preston novel; it covers the early difficult years of practising without a licence and he poses as a ghost; they have been described as gems funny and healthful from the life and work of a chiropractor.

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Aug 13, 2018

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. Should they run dry for any reason, it's much less of a problem getting them started again.

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Aug 13, 2018

Total blackout is a distinct possibility in South Africa every winter.

Total blackout and regular loss of power is extremely frustrating but there is an alternative. Harvesting sunshine and storing it in batteries is certainly cost effective and will help save the planet from yet higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

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Aug 13, 2018

What is cumin you may be wondering?

What is cumin is in answer to the ingredients to make your own authentic hummus recipe at home. It's an Indian spice that gives off a heavenly aroma when you're roasting. I could get high with a little help from my friends.

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Aug 13, 2018

Getting your garden soil ready is vital for both you and the planet.

Getting your garden soil ready is important since it will then become a carbon sink and help prevent global warming. Chickens in the veggies add their nitrogen too and keep the pests under control.

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Aug 13, 2018

Green chili sauce recipe can be hot or mild.

Green chili sauce recipe is for everyone by using the fruit before it turns bright red; research shows that it does not cause mucosal damage to the stomach lining.

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Aug 13, 2018

Grid tied residential solar power is the best way to capture sunlight.

Grid tied residential solar power has serious limitations in countries with unstable utility electricity.

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Aug 13, 2018

Sprouting chickpeas to make an even better hummus.

Sprouting chickpeas helps to reduce controversial antinutrients that supposedly inhibit the absorption of important minerals from your food; if you are intent on reducing your reliance on meat for protein this may be an important step.

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Aug 13, 2018

Foods that lower cholesterol suggests oats, fibre, chickpea, and apple

Foods that lower cholesterol questions whether you've been suffering from erectile dysfunction since taking statins? You're not alone. A combination of red yeast rice and fish oil is even more effective than simvastatin.

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Aug 13, 2018

Healthy breakfast menu need not necessarily mean boring.

Healthy breakfast menu should not be fattening with Bernard Preston's ideas about meals that won't leave you famished at 11am. Eggs Florentine is a great way to get some protein and make a good start on your mandatory eight coloured foods per day.

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Aug 13, 2018

Low GI bread is so easy to make and bake yourself.

Low GI bread takes less than five minutes of your time using a basic machine. Then you have complete control of the ingredients; the supermarket loaf has double the salt and is loaded with chemicals that make it taste dreadful; that's why you need all that polony and jam.

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Aug 13, 2018

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

Ground flaxseed vs oil proven to be as effective as statins but which is better? And don't forget about the lignans that are so important in the prevention of breast cancer.

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Aug 12, 2018

Cholesterol credit trades high fat foods for those that lower your LDL

Cholesterol credit is about how Bernard Preston earns the right to enjoy butter and olive oil almost without limit.

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Aug 12, 2018

A day in the life of student constable Santie Veenstra evening drama.

A day in the life of student constable Santie Veenstra evening is not for the faint hearted; Gerhardt attempts to rape her and gets what's coming to him.

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Aug 12, 2018

A family affair is a heart warming intimate story of women in love.

A family affair is Bernard Preston's fourth book telling of the intriguing and sometimes tragic tale of two ladies and the illicit children they bear.

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