Love At First Bite – Doritos and Palm Oil

Rainforests across Southeast Asia are being destroyed every day to make way for massive palm oil plantations, where workers – even children – are trapped in modern slavery to cultivate this vegetable oil. Clearing these rainforests and peatlands are driving many species, like the orangutan and the Sumatran tiger, to the brink of extinction, while…

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Test Yourself on Protein

An ideal diet is high in protein, and low in carbohydrate and fat. Animal protein is better than vegetable protein. To build muscle, it is important to consume whey protein. Milk and other dairy products are a good source of calcium. Chicken breast, without the skin, is low in fat.…

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Test Yourself on Sugar

Sugar is healthy, because it is a natural substance. Fructose is even healthier, because it is found in fruit. Freshly squeezed fruit juice is part of a healthy diet. Smoothies are good for children. Nutella is composed mainly of hazelnuts and cocoa – both of which are healthy. It is safe…

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Life is a Fatal Illness

The agrochemical and pharmaceutical industries have taken charge of our lives. They dominate farming practice, which has destroyed our soil and minimised the nutrient content of our crops. They dominate animal husbandry, which has become a nightmare of poor nutrition and overcrowding in insanitary conditions, sustainable only by the liberal…

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Test Yourself on Fat

Polyunsaturated vegetable oils are healthy, whereas saturated animal fats are not. It is the animal fat in our diet that is responsible for heart disease. It is the trans fat in animal fat that is really bad for us. We should avoid butter, and eat margarine instead. If my blood…

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Confusion Reigns

Take a look at this video from the New York Times. Is it any wonder that we are totally confused? It is not that the science is lacking. It is that vested interest rules the day, putting us at the mercy of unscrupulous scientists, gullible medics and greedy food industry moguls. Unfortunately,…

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