Cancer – A positive outlook for the future?
May18

Cancer – A positive outlook for the future?

On Saturday, I attended the impressively named International Conference on The Science of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare, held at Bondi Beach. A very intensive and informative series of lectures that investigated the role of nutrition in preventing and treating disease, with an emphasis on evidence-based scientific research. The three main themes of the conference were Mental Health, Metabolic Conditions and Cancer, but I will...

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Sugar – Sweet Poison
May04

Sugar – Sweet Poison

In the battle of the bulge, low-fat and low-carb diets are the fashion and sugar has been largely ignored as a factor in fat. But there is compelling evidence that shows that eating a sugar-laden diet is a leading cause of obesity in Western countries. For example, the average American consumes around 60 kilos of sugar every year which is stored in the body as around 15 kgs of body fat!   Sugar: Body Balancing In theory, we have a...

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Why Wheat and Sugar are bad for you
Nov16

Why Wheat and Sugar are bad for you

Carbohydrates form the bulk of our diets nowadays as they are cheap, filling and tasty. But most of the carbs we eat are highly refined with little nutritional value. Carbohydrates are a major factor in the obesity epidemic sweeping the world. In many Western diets, wheat and sugar are the main sources of carbohydrate in our diet. The deadly twosome are found in bread, pasta, breakfast cereals, noodles, pizza, cakes and biscuits....

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