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Are probiotics useless? Find out how to get a healthy gut.

A recent headline claimed that scientists have proved that probiotics are “next to useless.” So are probiotics useless? I but some myths and show you how to improve the health of your gut. What’s all the fuss about? Probiotics are preparations containi …

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Do diet drinks lead to dementia and stroke?

  Do artificially sweetened or diet drinks lead to dementia and stroke? The short answer is “no” but this is not what a recent newspaper headlines might lead you to believe. The headlines relate to a US study. The researchers used something called a “f …

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Are tinned tomatoes dangerous?

Clients have been asking me “Are tinned tomatoes dangerous?” I use tinned tomatoes in lots of my recipes like the tagine shown above. In this article I unpack the risks so that you can decide. Chicken and Chick Pea Tagine Recipe Some people are concern …

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Blinded by Science?

Are you feeling blinded by science? With so much conflicting advice about diet and health, how do you know what to believe? Armed with a few basic insights into world of science you can start to feel more confident about separating fact from fiction an …

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