KNOW THIS: Humans aren't built to tolerate dairy after childhood. WHY? Only 35% of people carry a mutant gene allowing them to digest milk. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? If you ever suffer from symptoms such as cramping, bloating, diarrhoea, acne, eczema or asthma, consider whether you are intolerant. No whey! I’m not a … Continue reading No whey! I’m not a weirdo after all
KNOW THIS: Up to 90 different pesticides can be found on one food alone. WHY? Unfortunately that’s the price we pay for cheap fruit and veg. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Reduce your exposure to pesticides by 80% by switching just 18 foods. A dozen apples and ninety pesticides please. You might have guessed … Continue reading Organic logic
KNOW THIS: Eating too much ham, sausages and bacon can cause cancer. WHY? Processed red meats contain chemicals that generate N-nitroso compounds in the gut that damage the cells that line the bowel. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Keep processed and red meats to a minimum in your diet. The meats to eat in … Continue reading The meats to eat in moderation
KNOW THIS: Cooking with some oils can make them carcinogenic. WHY? When any oil is heated to the point where it smokes, it breaks down, forming free radicals that damage cells. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Make sure you always cook with a healthy oil that has a high smoke point. Is your oil … Continue reading Is your oil cooking up a toxic treat?
KNOW THIS: Going dairy-free is easier than you think. WHY? There are a plethora dairy-free alternatives. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Try it. I bet you’ll feel better for it. The diary-free switch I’m quiet glad that I don’t carry the lactase persistent mutant gene. (see my blog post about it here) Ok, so … Continue reading The dairy-free switch