Nutrition, Food And Exercise

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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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Livestrong’s advice about Protein

What we need to eat as cancer survivors Doctors, physios, nutritionists and everyone else tell us we must eat healthily.  This photo shows fish and vegetables piled high with recommended suitable foods. But, when flat out with fatigue, which one of us has time or...

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Can eating fruit help with cancer treatment?

Fruit Choices for those with Cancer During treatment for cancer, and  recovering afterwards, food choices are very important. Cancer treatments cause side effects, and sometimes these can be affected by what we eat.  However, in my layman's opinion I don't believe...

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Watch out for sneaky sugar in food

Sugar adds calories - whatever it is called Sugar is regarded as a villain; sometimes thought of as a possible cause of certain cancers and other ills, and manufacturers often disguise sugar to make it more acceptable. Livestrong, the US Cancer charity, warns " Sugar...

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January Food

Easy cooking for Winter These two seasonal recipes, one for a basic inexpensive mince recipe that can use up left-overs, and the other for marmalade using Seville Oranges in season, can be made in stages;  do as much as you want, then come back to them a few hours...

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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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