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?
How much sugar in the life of a Christian is acceptable; what role does it play in obesity and diabetes?
Continue reading "How much sugar in the life of a Christian is a question to be faced."
Christians can enjoy green mealies but refined maizemeal is straight from the Devil's Pantry; all of the bran and most of the nutrients have been extracted.
Continue reading "Christians can enjoy green mealies completely without guilt."
Potatoes in the life of the Christian are a precious source of energy but how they are grown and prepared is of critical importance.
Continue reading "Potatoes in the life of the Christian weighs the ups and downs."
Purple coloured foods for better health contain many phytonutrients like anthocyanins; they also provide excellent fibre to help with constipation.
Continue reading "Purple coloured foods for better health are rich in betaine."
Carbs in the life of a Christian shows how modern milling has taken natural grains and turned them into pseudo foods from the Devil's Pantry.
Continue reading "Carbs in the life of a Christian reminds us of the seeds given by God."
Sourdough bread recipe fermentation needs wholemeal flour, raw honey and unchlorinated water to bake a loaf that even gluten intolerant people can enjoy.
Continue reading "Sourdough bread recipe will show you how to make the starter."
Blue zone longevity is associated with gardening, whole grains and connection to family; and the community with moderate exercise.
Continue reading "Blue zone longevity is well researched in five-areas of the world."
One slice of real bread is enough since it's full of protein, friendly fat and all the fibre.
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100 percent real flour points out that most people use a fake that masquerades as the genuine article to bake their bread.
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Homemade sauerkraut recipe is sliced from one cabbage-head with salt and will be ready to eat in three days; add garlic, ginger and chili for kimchi.
Continue reading "Homemade sauerkraut recipe is so easy to make in your own kitchen."
Cooking chickpeas requires overnight soaking to help remove anti-nutrients like lectins; and then heating under pressure reduces the boiling time.
Continue reading "Cooking chickpeas is not difficult but some aforethought is necessary."
Tabbouleh with broad beans and kale is really only for the home gardener who loves cooking; both of these from the supermarket are usually horrid.
Continue reading "Tabbouleh with broad beans is just a variation of succotash."
Broad bean season could be all year-round but they certainly prefer the cooler months; the freeze them.
Continue reading "Broad bean season means a reduction in the tremor in my right hand."
Rain water storage is one of the new imperatives; the cost, reliability and quality all demand we harvest it and put it into tanks and reservoirs.
Continue reading "Rain water storage is for every single home in South Africa."
Easy composting enriches the soil and saves him from having to barrow it around the patch.
Continue reading "Easy composting one of the beds makes life easier for the gardener."
What are lignans should also interest all those wanting to be more healthy and learn about the prevention of serious diseases.
Continue reading "What are lignans is a question for those with a breast tumour."
Homemade hummus with lemon pulp also needs freshly-roasted cumin seeds and tahini which is a sesame paste.
Continue reading "Homemade hummus with lemon pulp means first getting the chickpeas."
Stone ground grits with added cream and cheese will make your dream breakfast; some berries are a good idea too.
Continue reading "Stone ground grits shouldn't be the most hated dish on the table."
Carbohydrate count chart says that calories and glycemic index give you the clues; many are extremely nutritious and can be enjoyed daily without guilt.
Continue reading "Carbohydrate count chart helps us grasp that not all starches are bad."
Pumpkin for diabetes not only lowers high blood glucose quickly and effectively but insulin use is also significantly reduced.
Continue reading "Pumpkin for diabetes is grounded in strong science."
Butter is back asks whether our taste buds weren't right all along. It is safe provided we are enjoying our greens too.
Continue reading "Butter is back research reveals no benefit changing to margarine."
Capsaicin health benefits also cause malignant cells to undergo aptosis; and are used as an analgesic in neuropathies.
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Broad bean hummus simply uses a different legume, whatever is in season, to prepare this ancient extremely nutritious food.
Continue reading "Broad bean hummus is a variation of our traditional authentic recipe."
Fava bean plants need plenty of water in the dry season; if it is not available don't bother growing them.
Continue reading "Fava bean plants need plenty of water right through their growth."
How to plant broad beans as they are very high in vegetable protein and B vitamins; also the only source of L-dopa for those with the neurodegenerative disease.
Continue reading "How to plant broad beans in spring and autumn helps with Parkinson's. "
Inoculating rhizobia onto legume seeds reduces the need for nitrogenous fertilisers; it's at the very heart of organic gardening.
Continue reading "Inoculating rhizobia onto legume seeds helps them use atmospheric N2."
Broad bean tips will contribute greatly to those suffering from Parkinson's disease; it's all about dopamine.
Continue reading "Broad bean tips are for those wanting more vegetable protein."
What is kale good for is a vital question as it helps to prevent blindness in the older-person by providing phytonutrients called lutein and zeaxanthin.
Continue reading "What is kale good for is important since it is nearly tasteless."
Lutein benefit gives a table of some phytochemicals in various foods that prevent macular degeneration and cataracts. A life without medication is the goal.
Continue reading "Lutein benefit shows that your greens reduce the risk of blindness."
Sweet basil pesto recipe is just a blend of the herb, nuts and olive oil; and some hard cheese.
Continue reading "Sweet basil pesto recipe is so simple to make in your own kitchen."
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