Another twist on breakfast muffins

'Fixing Dad' is a documentary about how two sons REVERSED their fathers 10 year struggle with Type 2 diabetes by getting him to drastically cut his carbohydrate intake.  It will be shown on BBC2 on Sunday evening July 24th. Watch it if you can! Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3696003/These-sons-REVERSED-fathers-diabetes-making-cut-pasta-bread-does-NHS-advise-complete-opposite.html#ixzz4F9lCUWtZ I get lots of positive feedback on my low … Continue reading Another twist on breakfast muffins

Smoked Salmon & Shocking Statistics for UK and Ireland

"We now live in a world in which more people are obese than underweight, major global analysis reveals." By 2025, the UK is projected to have the highest levels of obese women in Europe (38%), followed by Ireland (37%) and Malta (34%). Similar trends are projected in men, with Ireland and the UK again showing … Continue reading Smoked Salmon & Shocking Statistics for UK and Ireland

An Alternative Breakfast Cereal

Flaxseed (or linseed) makes a good alternative to commercial grain based sugary cereal. They contain 29% carbs, but 95% of that amount is fiber which cannot be digested. The net digestible carbs are only 1.5g for every 100g of seeds, making flax seeds a low-carb friendly food. Read more about the health benefits of flaxseed here. https://authoritynutrition.com/foods/flaxseeds/ In this picture … Continue reading An Alternative Breakfast Cereal

Hard Boiled eggs

I really like this article in the UK Times and in particular its conclusion "Medicine needs to get better at changing its mind." http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article4449967.ece?shareToken=7dba4f3ccd918bfcc1a900e04c14f6bb It states that "a 2013 review by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology found “no appreciable relationship between consumption of dietary cholesterol and serum [blood] cholesterol”.....Nor is there any … Continue reading Hard Boiled eggs