Nutrition, Food And Exercise

Cooking when disabled

The Cheating Chef   When I was eight, I decided it was time I learnt to cook, I made meringues, and had an early lesson in how to disgust people with my cooking.  Thinking that bright green coloured meringues were fun to make, it was disappointing that none of...

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Does anyone like hospital food?

                     Boris isn't helping improve hospital food During lockdown, the NHS decided it needed to commission a report by a Celebrity Chef into hospital food.  This is the umpteenth one - after Loyd Grossman first came on the scene.  One hopes - but doubts -...

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Boosting your skin internally for winter

Foods That Are Good for Your Skin Winter is always a bad time for our skin, both on the face and body.  However much you wrap up, winter cold still penetrates the layers and can cause itching, red patches, etc.  Don't stop using the best moisturiser you can afford on...

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Dealing with obesity the old-fashioned way

Gran was a wise old bird  If you want to live healthily and lose weight, ask yourself "would Gran have eaten this? Her generation were usually leaner, slimmer and healthier. In her day, food was sold unpackaged.  But, modern eating habits have seen us adopt snacks -...

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ASCO

Getting rid of Lockdown pounds   Piling on the pounds has been one unwanted side effect of lockdown, highlighted in this cartoon from the New Yorker. The media is full of stark warnings on dangers of obesity,  and, never one to miss a PR opportunity, Bojo has jumped...

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Foods to help your immune system

It makes sense to eat these foods now I am not medically qualified, but just now Livestrong, the US charity, sends me some sensible and useful info re eating and immunity, so I am repeating what they and others more qualified than me are advising If you have gone...

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Foods to help your immune system

It makes sense to eat these foods now I am not medically qualified, but just now Livestrong, the US charity, sends me some sensible and useful info re eating and immunity, so I am repeating what they and others more qualified than me are advising If you have gone...

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