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 16, 2018

Chickpea burgers make a delicious high protein red meat substitute.

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

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Oct 16, 2018

Cardboard in worm farms is to increase the carbon to nitrogen ratio.

Cardboard in worm farms, known as a bulking agent, should consist of about 20% of the feed given to the wrigglies; it also helps control the water content.

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Oct 16, 2018

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. The vermicompost as it's known makes a staggering difference to your vegetables.

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Oct 16, 2018

Air in worm farms is very necessary otherwise an anaerobic stink comes

Air in worm farms can be helped by regular tossing of the contents of the container.

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Oct 14, 2018

Why does honey crystallise says that a fine set is a sign of quality.

Why does honey crystallise, yes, it's definitely okay to eat and in fact is probably purer and healthier than the liquid form; that usually means that it's been processed which effectively ruins it.

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Oct 14, 2018

New potatoes straight from the garden can be enjoyed by diabetics.

New potatoes along with the reds are known as waxy, as they have half the glycemic load. Passing through the small intestine largely undigested they reach the colon where instead of forming glucose they are fermented by the microbiota into healthy short chain fatty acids.

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Oct 14, 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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Oct 09, 2018

12, 24 or 48V solar generator is an important factor before starting.

12, 24 or 48V solar generator will determine whether you end up being a happy greenie opines Bernard Preston.

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Oct 06, 2018

Leap of Faith is another of Preston's inspiring chiropractic stories.

Leap of Faith shares how Bernie discovers a new dimension to life.

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Oct 06, 2018

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. Cooking green beans and fresh tomato recipes are not rocket science; nor is our homemade panera bread.

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Oct 05, 2018

Autumn veggie garden is my favourite season, reaping abundant salads.

Autumn veggie garden is about planting those organic winter greens before the cold sets in. Don't forget beans and peas too for their protein reducing our reliance on red meat.

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Oct 05, 2018

How to plant broad beans in spring and autumn helps with Parkinsons.

How to plant broad beans because they are extremely high in vegetable protein and B vitamins. They are also the only source of dopa, essential for those suffering from a neurodegenerative disease.

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Oct 05, 2018

About describes Bernard Preston's background.

About details his qualifications and experience as a chiropractor, one who is completely obsessed with healthy living and carying for the environment.

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Oct 03, 2018

A day in the life of chiropractor Bernard Preston reveals his patients

A day in the life of chiropractor Bernard Preston is for reading only if you are very bored. It tells of a typical Saturday morning in the clinic followed by a cycle along the Maas river and past one of the loveliest windmills in Holland.

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Oct 03, 2018

Allicin benefits include anti cancer and bacterial activity.

Allicin benefits in the main are about the wonderful flavours added to home cooking. Do you love the taste of good healthy food?

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Oct 02, 2018

Author Archive gives Bernard Preston's recent posts.

Author Bernard Preston reports on new developments in better health through care of the environment and enjoying nutritious foods devoid of chemicals.

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Sep 29, 2018

Natural honeycomb has profound health benefits protecting the liver.

Natural honeycomb significantly lowers the bad cholesterol, and raises the good one, and best of all gives protection against insulin resistance.

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Sep 14, 2018

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

Chickens in the garden will manure the beds and keep the pests like cutworms and maize borer down. They also scratch out undesirables, and not a few of your favourite seedlings too.

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Sep 11, 2018

Sourdough bread recipe will show you how to make the starter.

Sourdough bread recipe fermentation needs rye flour, raw honey, unchlorinated water and warmth to bake a loaf that gluten intolerant people can enjoy. If you use 100% wholemeal flour then it becomes a non fattening resistant starch.

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Sep 08, 2018

Rainwater harvesting model means an indulgent shower for each day.

Rainwater harvesting model reduces the likelihood of making serious mistakes with proper planning so that you will have a copious amount of clean aqua for your home and garden.

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Sep 08, 2018

Water innovation is desperately needed if our world is to survive.

Water innovation means putting on our thinking caps and being challenged to grow out of our boots.

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Sep 06, 2018

Swarming bee traps explains how to capture a feral colony.

Swarming bee traps shows how to provide a hospitable environment in the new hive for attracting a colony that's migrating past. Make sure they choose your box, rather than go under the roof.

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Sep 06, 2018

Honey bee traps are dead easy to make.

Honey bee traps should be made from a previously occupied hive; swarms like the smell of an old box. Alternatively daub them with crushed combs that have been boiled up.

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Sep 06, 2018

Beer hydrometer readings measure how much sugar is left unfermented.

Beer hydrometer readings are vital if you don't want dangerous bursting bottles and flying glass shards.

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Sep 05, 2018

Bread experiments enable you to bake even better loaves to your liking

Bread experiments are about fine tuning your dough to improve the texture and flavour, and how it rises.

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Sep 05, 2018

Starting a compost pile is hard physical work for the lower back.

Starting a compost pile with all the health benefit and self satisfaction of growing and enjoying organic foods cannot be overstated. Just see the huge but sweet butternut that we turn for months into delicious soup.

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Sep 02, 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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Sep 01, 2018

Beta carotene deficiency although uncommon leads ultimately to death.

Beta carotene deficiency is rare as the precursor to vitamin A is found in many vegetables and fruits. Nevertheless many have a serious shortage from their diets; taking it in pill form is unnecessary and potentially dangerous.

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Aug 30, 2018

White oil manufacturers want you to pay for what's 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're wanting to avoid toxic insecticides that might affect your health then this is a good option; it's very effective.

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Aug 29, 2018

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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Bernard Preston books

A family affair by Bernard Preston comes after the trilogy that starts with Frog in my Throat.

Consulting a chiropractor

Femoral nerve AP Xray from one of Bernard Preston's books.

Bernie's healthy choice foods

Cooking green beans Bernard Preston passion

Bernie's bread

Bread machine loaf by Bernard Preston

Bernie's garden

green beans and granadillas Bernard Preston

Bernie's bees

Bees workforce in Bernard Preston's garden

Bernie's chickens

Chickens for free range eggs.

Bernie's solar

Residential solar panels at Bernard Preston's home

Bernie's rainwater harvest

Harvesting rainwater to a reservoir in the garden means a steady supply that is unpolluted by environmental toxins.