‘Discourses on the Sober Life – How to Live to Be 100’ – by Luigi Cornaro

More than 400 years ago in Italy, a nobleman named Luigi Cornaro found himself dying before the age of 40. But Luigi didn’t want to die. On the advice of his doctors, he changed his lifestyle and his diet. He lived to be 102 years, finally passing on peacefully in his sleep. During those health-filled …

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The truth about carbohydrates – should you be afraid of them?

It’s been several months since I last posted on this blog. Like most people, I’ve been trying to figure out what’s going on with COVID-19 and have spent much of my spare time researching this. But don’t worry. I’m not going to give you my opinion on COVID-19, nor promote any conspiracy theories. I’m sure …

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The importance of fresh air and sunshine for good health

Most people today spend their working lives in an air conditioned building, under artificial light and probably sitting a desk staring at a computer screen most of the time. Do you think this is good for our health? You don’t need an expert to tell you the answer! It’s not. In fact, it might be …

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“Low carb” diet advice from a doctor who lived to 97

I‘ve always been skeptical about low-carbohydrate diets, particularly more extreme versions such as keto and carnivore. So, when I first came across Dr Wolfgang Lutz’s book “My Life Without Bread”, I dismissed it without even looking inside. I thought it was just another fad diet promoting the gluten-free, “grains are not designed for human consumption” …

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Most modern diet gurus are educated fools

I’ve watched two videos this week by so-called diet experts, which highlight just how crazy the world of nutrition has become in 2019. The first was by Dr Steven Gundry. He’s written a best-selling book called “The Plant Paradox”. He warns about the dangers of lectins, contained in a wide range of plant foods. These …

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