Nutrition, Food And Exercise

Cake cheers you up and can banish loneliness

Set out a home made cake on a china plate - and suddenly it lifts the spirit.  It's old-fashioned, everyone drooling over it is probably on a diet - but the ritual of "Oh! Go on - have a tiny slice" and you do, lifts the spirits! Cancer can be lonely Roy Lilley, the...

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Cooking for cancer survivors

Too tired to cook - so what can we eat? The answer could be in a new cookbook by Sarah Rainey, Three Ingredient Baking [amazon_link asins='0718184793' template='ProductAd' store='wwwaftercance-21' marketplace='UK' link_id='b72ba106-2bd8-11e8-a3bd-439a07a0af8f']...

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Junk food is just that – so try and avoid it

Processed food identified as villains It started with Jamie Oliver having a down on chicken nuggets.  He was vilified by Mums who relied on feeding these to their kids as an easy, and they thought nutirtious way, of getting them to eat. After Jamie got the flack,...

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At last the NHS is doing something about eating healthily

We gain weight during treatment, and losing it can be difficult. Hospital meals chock full of fatty preservatives don't help, and trying to find a healthy snack in hospital can be impossible. Thank heaven campaigns by well-known chefs like Jamie Oliver are shaming...

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Chocolate and Christmas

Researchers across the Atlantic are now discovering benefits of Chocolate in MODERATION! So we can all indulge at Christmas but it MUST be Dark Chocolate. For chocoholics,  it's the best Comfort Food  Researchers at US medical centres such as Johns Hopkins, etc. have...

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Eating for Osteoporosis

Confused about what's good/bad for your to eat? Especially if you have Osteoporosis? You are not alone Recently certain food 'gurus' have been distancing themselves from leaving out food groups such as dairy from their diets- loudly claiming they never meant this. I...

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Movement at Wellness Day

Movement and Cancer Isabelle Brough is providing mini-massages at the Wellness Day (Dorchester-on-Thames Friday April 12th).  She kindly sent me a copy of the Essay she wrote for her Oncology Massage Practitioner Diploma.  Whilst you lie back and let her work her...

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Don’t give up if your New Year Resolution was to lose weight

Losing weight is probably the most popular New Year Resolution. But before you stock up on 'low fat' foods, do you know what to look for? Fruit is a 'goodie', but even these have different calorie counts:- But nutrionists tell us we should vary the fruit we eat, as...

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