For many people the idea of peer review occupies a special even sacred territory; a holy grail in the world of science. A common misconception often openly declared is that one is either “following the science” or “trusting the science.” (in matters of health and medicine). Science has replaced religion for some to the point of dogma. Consider that science has now become the new doctrine.
The wonders of Sea Vegetable: Of all the edible plants available to us, sea vegetables ( otherwise known as seaweed or algae) are considered to be one of the most ancient and nutritious plants; rich in micro minerals not found in land vegetables these sea dwellers are indigenous to every shoreline on the planet, seaweeds are varied in their species; Nori, Kombu, kelp, the wracks, come in various shapes, colours, (red, black, brown and green) sizes, offer numerous health benefits and have been consumed as food for thousands of years in different cultures of the world.
The magic of fermented Black Garlic: Very little is known about the origin of black garlic. Not some exotic variety of the garlic family from distant land but an aged form of normal white garlic, black garlic’s origins are attributed to Korea, the masters of fermentation where it has extensively been utilized as a food condiment. Data shows that it has long been broadly used across Asia, especially in Japan, Korea and Thailand where they have hailed black garlic as a food of longevity.
Is Science broken?: For many people the idea of peer review occupies a special even sacred territory a holy grail in the world of science.
Why eat organic? The case for supporting our farmers, eating local seasonal and organic food and thinking more sustainably.
Crazy for Caffeine: Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant of the methylxanthine class. It is the worlds’s most widely consumed psychoactive drug. Unlike many other psychoactive substances, it is legal and unregulated in nearly all parts of the world.
The bitter truth about artificial sweeteners: It’s no secret that a diet high in sugar is linked to increasing obesity rates, diabetes, heart disease and many other inflammatory diseases. And a government initiative to curb consumption is certainly a step in the right direction.
Why your gut is the foundation of good health: Bloating, flatulence, indigestion, acid reflux, are all too common, it’s no laughing matter for the sufferer. Your digestive system is worth focusing on at any time in your life. Much of the immune system resides in the gut, and therefore The gut microbiome is our first line of defence.
The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread? Bread is a great food staple and many people cannot imagine life without the convenience of bread. And yet did you know that modern highly processed bread may be causing more damage than you … Continued
Here is my list of top 10 energy robbers: Refined Cane/beet Sugar/ Fructose Caffeine Wheat/refined carbohydrates Alcohol Lack of good quality sleep Dehydration Stress (internal & external) Not eating breakfast/or a satisfying breakfast Eating too late at night Poor gut … Continued