It probably seems confusing that I am writing about the health benefits of whole grains when there has been so much coverage promoting grain-free and carb-free diets. Whole grains have been on the menu for at least ten thousand years, so why would we want to stop eating them?
As mentioned in part 1 of this series, I think the real confusion has come about due to our misunderstanding of the differences between whole and refined grains. In this article, I outline the health benefits of whole grains.
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A year evolves through moments, seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks and months. It passes through the seasons, and events that have special meaning for us, such as birthdays and anniversaries. So my question is, “which moment is the most important to achieve your New Year goals?”
Continue reading 3 Steps to Achieve your New Year Goals
The end of a year is a popular time for reflection. And I encourage it. However, I believe it is important to have a balanced view of your year. By balance I mean taking time to recall everything that you are grateful for—challenges faced, support given and received and what you have learned. It is a shame to sign-off your year without acknowledging and celebrating all of these gifts.
This blog post requires you to do some written work too, so take out your journal or electronic device, and get ready to sign-off your year in style.
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Committing to small health challenges is a great way to change the way you eat and your lifestyle. Breaking change into small steps is achievable. And you get to celebrate small wins every day. The Eating for You 7 Day Health Challenge encourages you to introduce a new choice each day for 7 days.
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I undertook a one bowl challenge after learning about Don Gerrard’s book, One Bowl: A Guide to Eating for Body and Spirit. I haven’t read this book, but I was inspired to see what I would learn from eating from the same bowl for 30 days.
Continue reading One Bowl Challenge: Insights and Tips for Eating Mindfully
Treating SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) has traditionally relied on antibiotic therapy, together with the management of the underlying cause of the bacterial overgrowth.
With researchers discovering the importance of feeding healthy gut bacteria, how might your choice of food help?
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