I know what to do… but don’t do it!

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It can’t just be about knowledge ‘I know what I ought to do but don’t do it’,  is a statement that most overweight people can probably lay claim to, whether it comes to losing weight, exercising, getting enough sleep – and so on. What stops me from doing what I ought to do when I […]

Remembering Whatshisname

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In my previous blog, I touched on some of the important issues coming out of the ‘Awakening from Alzheimer’s Disease’ series, presented by Peggy Sarlin and her panel of Alzheimer’s experts.  What we saw was that while no effective cure currently exists for this devastating disease, about 70% of the incidence can be prevented.   In […]

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Is Coffee Bad For you?

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Last year a large study was published in Circulation, a prestigious medical journal, in which researchers reported on their investigation into whether drinking coffee – decaf or caffeinated – may be good or bad for us. The study, Association of Coffee Consumption with Total and Cause-Specific Mortality in Three Large Prospective Cohorts,  took the research data […]

Food addiction

Are You Addicted To Food?

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The term ‘food addiction’ has found its way into common nutritional parlance, especially since the advent of the low-fat mania that has gripped the attention and grocery shopping habits of the public over the past 50 years or so. But what is food addiction? Does it really exist or is it simply a myth? It […]

5 Benefits of having a Personal Health Coach

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UpForIt, our Personal Health Coaching mobile app, was launched in November 2015. The app offers subscribers a convenient and cost-effective way of getting lifestyle modification support in dealing with obesity and the other conditions of the metabolic syndrome. Here are just five benefits of having your own personal health coach. Benefit No 1: Setting and […]

LCHF Grilled Veggie Stack

Food Friday: Grilled Vegetable Stack

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This grilled vegetable stack is an ideal meal for a Summer’s evening. Quick and easy to prepare, you do not have to be a professional chef to pull this one off. Ensure that you get your nutritional fill with this delicious meal. Ingredients: Olive Oil Spray 1 large aubergine, sliced length ways 1 red pepper, […]

Growing Old Is For Young People

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Hello – I am Dr Peter Hill with another of my regular UpForIt podcasts. I want you to think about this: No one prepares to run a marathon only on the day of the race; nor just a week or even a month before getting to the starting line. For many of us – hopefully for […]

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Heliotherapy: The Healing Power of The Sun

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For many years we’ve been told to avoid sunlight, especially between the hours of 10:00 and 16:00. Weather forecasts often include information on the prevailing UV radiation factor on a given day. This week we are going to take a brief look at the positive effects that sunlight has on human health. This is called […]

LCHF Burritos

Food Friday: Delicious Banting Burritos

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This tasty low carb banting burritos recipe is the perfect Summer lunch or dinner option. It’s quick and easy to prepare and will ensure that you enjoy a guilt-free Summer holiday. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 medium onion, diced 4 x 220g beef mince 1 medium red pepper, diced […]