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 22, 2019

Worm farms and the black plague is a solution to waste collection.

Worm farms and the black plague is always a threat where garbage collection is improperly done because rats that carry the disease flourish.

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Oct 20, 2019

Tingling in arms and hands, and legs, should not be ignored.

Tingling in arms and hands especially if associated with twitches in the muscles are signs of stressed nerves; loss of reflex and weakness may soon follow.

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Oct 19, 2019

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

Low GI bread takes little time using a machine. Then you have complete control of the ingredients; the supermarket loaf has high salt and tastes like cardboard.

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Oct 19, 2019

Fava beans with cream and thyme are unbelievably delicious if fresh.

Fava beans with cream and thyme can provide enough L-dopa for most of those suffering from Parkinson's disease so they do not need medication.

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Oct 19, 2019

Solar winter solstice is when the sun's power is at its weakest.

Solar winter solstice makes some folk dance around the apple trees, sipping their gluhwein in memory of a forgotten era; for others it is a time of reflection.

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Oct 19, 2019

What is kale good for is important since it is nearly tasteless.

What is kale good for is a vital question as it prevents blindness in the older person by providing a phytochemical called lutein.

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Oct 19, 2019

Glycemic response to beer can be worrying if you are prediabetic.

Glycemic response to beer occurs because of the alcohol and malt sugar both of which are digested in the small intestine raising the blood glucose.

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Oct 18, 2019

Where is our water is a cry heard increasingly around South Africa.

Where is our water really should be reprased to where is the clean stuff, devoid not just of pathogens but also with no plastic particles and other chemicals.

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Oct 18, 2019

Health benefits of spinach include fibre, vitamins, and minerals.

Health benefits of spinach with garlic makes great eggs Florentine. The folate and lutein alone make it vital along with magnesium for prevention of arthritis.

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Oct 18, 2019

Recipes for cooking kale enable you to escape age-onset blindness.

Recipes for cooking kale take a doubtful contender to the throne she rightly deserves; it is the richest in lutein that helps prevent macular degeneration.

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Oct 16, 2019

Lime marmalade is so delicious and can easily be made at home.

Lime marmalade is a marvellous jelly; despite the sugar there is plenty of pectin which is the resistant starch that is so good for your colon.

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Oct 15, 2019

Vitamin C deficiency symptoms include fatigue and lethargy.

Vitamin C deficiency symptoms also mean weak blood vessels and depression; for the chiropractor it is poor healing of damaged tissue.

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Oct 15, 2019

Lithium batteries are in 2019 the best way to store electrical energy.

Lithium batteries are far more compact and enduring than lead cells and at last are becoming much cheaper.

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Oct 14, 2019

Dough has a mind of its own so do not give up when you get a brick.

Dough has a mind of its own as subtle changes in temperature and humidity, and when you add the salt and sourdough, can have profound effects.

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Oct 14, 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 all those concerned about a healthy colon.

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Oct 14, 2019

Inverter for home is for generating a high AC voltage from batteries.

Inverter for home is best turned off at night as it drains your stored energy says Bernard Preston unless you have lithium cells.

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Oct 14, 2019

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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Oct 14, 2019

What is cumin is central if you want delicious treats from the East.

What is cumin is written regarding the ingredients to make your own authentic hummus recipe. It is a spice that gives off a heavenly aroma when roasted.

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Oct 10, 2019

Growing butternut squash could not be easier in a big garden.

Growing butternut squash gives you vitamin A and proven protection from malignant disease; the best fruit by far comes when grown in a compost heap.

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Oct 10, 2019

Carpet South Africa with spekboom is about the wonder indigenous tree.

Carpet South Africa with spekboom that absorbes huge amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and provides copi

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Oct 10, 2019

Who will save the bees is a question every human should be asking.

Who will save the bees because their pollination is responsible for one in four mouthfuls of the food we eat.

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Oct 09, 2019

Wean off plastic because it is the root of all evil in our environment

Wean off plastic or, like money, is it our irresponsible use of hydrocarbons that causes the pollution of our seas? First let us hand over a pristine planet.

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Oct 08, 2019

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.

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Oct 04, 2019

Kefir benefits are many but foremost is probiotics for a happy colon.

Kefir benefits can be obtained simply from a few coconut granules and a cup of milk; you will need two glass bottles and a plastic sieve; it is basic and easy.

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Oct 02, 2019

Raising chicks from a hen is actually quite routine.

Raising chicks does mean some planning and working out exactly what your long-term intentions are.

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Sep 28, 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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Sep 26, 2019

Homemade sauerkraut recipe is so easy to make in your own kitchen.

Homemade sauerkraut recipe is sliced from one cabbage head and salt and will be ready to eat in three days; add onions, garlic, ginger and chili for kimchi.

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Sep 26, 2019

High folate levels are vital as a deficiency causes birth defects.

High folate levels are important for children too, and not just women. It is strongly correlated with academic achievement; less aches and pains for all of us.

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Sep 26, 2019

Nutritional value of kale is about the abundant vitamins and lutein.

Nutritional value of kale also includes proven reduced risk of tumours and it is great for your eyes; it helps prevent macular degeneration and cataracts too.

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Sep 26, 2019

Beekeeping journal for 2019 in Hilton, SA; analyse what you do.

Beekeeping journal is very important for proper records so that you know whether you are succeeding; yours will look different but the principles are the same.

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