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My thoughts on the carnivore diet

This week I’ve been watching several videos by Mikhaila Peterson about how she has transformed her health by eating a ‘carnivore’ diet. Mikhaila suffered from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and depression as a child, which continued into her teens and early 20s. (She is now 26). Looking back, she believes her health problems stem from repeated …

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My thoughts on low carb diets

I get a lot of emails from people asking for advice about what to eat to overcome hypoglycemia. Many of these people are eating low-carb diets. When I recommend they add in a couple of slices of whole grain bread, or similar amount of starchy carbohydrate at each meal, they seem skeptical. They’ve read so …

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Walking is the best exercise

In my late teens and early 20’s I was a competitive runner. I ran 60 – 70 miles a week. I often pushed myself to exhaustion. Then, at the age of 22, I developed chronic fatigue syndrome. I could barely climb a flight of stairs, let alone run. After I was 90% recovered from chronic …

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Will eating fermented foods make any difference to your health?

It has taken me a long time to recognise the benefits of fermented (probiotic) foods. I’ve been reading about them for years. People have recommended kefir and yoghurt, sauerkraut, kombucha and other naturally fermented foods. But for some reason I’ve never grasped the importance of these foods and drinks. My eyes were opened recently by …

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