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Out of the Frying Pan – the Chemistry

Out of the Frying Pan – the Chemistry

There is a lot of confusion about the terminology used in describing fats and oils e.g. cis and trans, saturated and unsaturated and hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated. This is an attempt at disambiguation, that new word you see so often in Wikipedia which, incidentally does not mean “deciding what sex

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Thyroid Extract, a Controversial Self Help Supplement?

Thyroid Extract, a Controversial Self Help Supplement?

Feeling a bit lack lustre lately, putting on weight and more?  Assuming that you used to be in good health, had high joie de vivre and have not undergone hospitalisation for major surgical or other procedures and you are not suffering from goitre (swelling of the thyroid

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To Vitamin B or not to Vitamin B?

To Vitamin B or not to Vitamin B?
One day I was sat there, idly musing when I realised that I had a sore tongue. On closer examination in the mirror the edges and tip of it were very red and inflamed. Half a bottle of mouth-wash and 10 lozenges later, that's three days inRead more

Mouth V Belly: Breaking the Chain of Emotional Eating

Mouth V Belly: Breaking the Chain of Emotional Eating

By Carolyn Harvey, Figure Athlete and Personal Trainer. I have wanted to write this blog for some time now as it is a subject close to my heart. I sincerely hope that some of you reading this will relate to my experience and that it may help

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Superbra Krill Oil – An all round winner?

Superbra Krill Oil – An all round winner?

The benefits of Krill Oil are so many you have to wonder why we aren’t all on it and buy it as regulary as we do multi vitamins and other supplements. It has only recently been discovered and, a way of harvesting it applied that does not

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CLEANING THE PIPES (Gentle Colon Cleansing)

CLEANING THE PIPES (Gentle Colon Cleansing)

How do you write about a colon cleanse? How do you explain what’s going on without going into the gory details? This blog is a real challenge for me in that I have to be tactful when I really want to just tell it like it is!

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CLEAN EATING – A LIFESTYLE CHANGE

CLEAN EATING – A LIFESTYLE CHANGE

  By Carolyn Harvey, Figure Athlete and Personal Trainer. Clean eating. This term has been around for quite some time now. I first learnt of clean eating a few years back reading Oxygen magazine while stuffing my face with chocolate. I liked the term. It sounded wholesome

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