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?
Simple vs complex carbohydrate effects how these food substances are absorbed; understanding it will mean you are far less likely to become obese or diabetic.
What is artisan bread but the staff of life, the dough prepared literally in less than ten minutes; but requiring another five hours in the oven, of course.
Free range eggs command a premium price and rightly so; or you can keep your own hens.
Why is whole grain better is a complex subject as it may not reduce spiking blood glucose but it does contribute fibre to the microbiome.
Eggs Florentine poached on a bed of spinach makes the perfect breakfast for those who are banting; it will have little effect on your blood-glucose.
Benefits of folate along with vitamin B12 help prevent birth defects like spina bifida; it's found in green leafy vegetables and freshly-squeezed orange juice.
Choline food sources include meat, eggs and greens; and true 100% wholewheat bread. We just don't get enough of them.
What is starch in food is a question many obese people are asking; is it bad for us?
Linoleic acid in sunflower and soybean oil promotes inflammation by altering the omega-6 to 3 ratio; this has been shown to increase the prevalence of IBD.
The nutritional profile of broad beans is so complete; they are also the only common source of L-dopa, the happy hormone. Why are we not all growing them?
Risk factors of Parkinson's Disease cover the many toxins we are exposed to from our food and the environment.
Meaning of starch will empower you to grasp which of the carbohydrates will make you fat; and why the way they in which they are prepared is so important.
Cooking lima beans is a real blessed addition to your nutritious living food; they are much more than just suffering succotash.
What is betaine describes how the nutrient was originally discovered in sugar beets, hence its name and in 100% wholemeal flour. It's a vitamin-like substance.
Carpet South Africa with spekboom that absorbes huge volumes of carbon-dioxide from the atmosphere and provides copious amounts of nectar for honeybees.
Plant indigenous trees for bees which are beautiful and encourage threatened, beneficial insects; one in three mouthfuls of our food requires these pollinators.
Raw honey contains a very important enzyme that is destroyed by heating; and a host of phytonutrients from the flowers that promote well-being.
Bats in my belfry is a book of carefully crafted short stories; gems both funny and healthful from the life and work of a chiropractor.
How to make peppadew oil is an option for those who love the flavour of chilis but without the heafty kick.
Artificial sweeteners cause weight gain by disturbing normal neurohormonal mechanisms; worse, they raise the risk of metabolic syndrome by 44%.
Compost or mulch is not something we should worry about; both are important in the organic garden.
Getting your garden soil ready is important since it will then become a carbon-sink and help prevent global warming. Chickens would add their nitrogen too.
Hiving a colony so that it does not abscond when brought to the apiary requires some skill.
Lucky not to have a gardener weighs up the sheer pleasure of having masses of fresh, unspoiled food from all the hard work.
What is a hip fracture and why are vegetarians more prone to it? There are simple things they can do to ameliorate this scourge.
Is it easy to make a hummus salad dressing recipe? Read on to find out how it can help those who feel constantly hungry.
Stunting of children is not only a Third World problem but is prevalent in the west too, if one includes mental backwardness from poor nutrition.
Homemade hummus with lemon pulp also needs freshly-roasted cumin seeds and tahini which is a sesame paste.
Capsaicin health benefits also cause malignant cells to undergo aptosis; and are used as analgesics in neuropathies.
Natural honey enables us to lose weight and normalise our lipids; it lowers fasting blood glucose but in large amounts also increases the value of HbA1c.
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