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Are Toxins Making You Fat, Tired And Slow?

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This post is about how toxins effect the body, interfere with hormones, ruin fasts, make you tired, give you brain fog and what you can do to detox safely Detoxification is a natural process inherent to the human body. It is a complicated biochemical process involving many reactions, a healthy liver, gut, kidneys and a […]


Inflammation, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Plant Chemicals

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Inflammation and Disease Researchers are discovering that inflammation may be at the root of diseases as diverse as heart disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, autoimmune disease, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s disease  is the most prevalent form of dementia, but the exact biological mechanism of this disease is not fully understood. Alzheimer’s […]


What is Ketosis? Is Ketosis Safe?

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What is Ketosis  Ketosis is a perfectly safe metabolic state where the body has shifted from using glucose as the primary fuel source to ketone bodies (ketones). Ketone bodies are made from fat in the liver. This happens when the liver glycogen (sugar)  stores are used up. The liver stores between 100 and 150g of […]


Dopamine, Fasting & Addiction

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How are dopamine and addiction linked? How can fasting help with addiction? Our brain chemistry is based on the balance of neurotransmitters like dopamine, oxytocin,  serotonin and noradrenalin which do play a big role in how we feel and can easily be knocked out of balance leading to addiction, depression and anxiety. There isn’t and […]


Fasting & Low Carb Diets For Women

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Fasting & Low Carb Diets For Women Should older women do intermittent fasting with the same eating windows and macros as men? Do women need the same macro nutrients as men on a  low carb or ketogenic  diet? Women in general as well as those who are approaching the menopause, going through it or have […]


What is mTOR? Does It Cause Cancer?

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What is mTOR? Mammalian Target of Rapamycin or mTOR is nutrient sensing protein kinase and an important factor in health, growth, cancer and longevity. mTOR is the body’s main growth pathway that promotes muscle growth, cell replication, and anabolism. There are two mTOR complexes mTORC1 and mTORC2. Some people fear mTOR, as is linked to […]


Nuts and Diet Fails

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Nuts and Diet Fails Nuts are one of those mixed bag foods that have benefits, BUT for some people can be a nightmare, particularly if on a diet. Firstly from lots of personal experience with fasting and keto diets, I have found that nuts for me are a problem as I eat the whole bag […]


The Benefits Of Fasting and How to Fast

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Fasting 101 I have experimented with intermittent fasting, 2 day and 3 day fasts for over 3yrs and in total lost 28lb. This is a video blog on fasting and how to get started. The benefits of fasting include longevity, fat loss, reduced inflammation, anti cancer and brain function. If you have any questions on […]


Cholesterol Facts and Myth

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Hello and welcome to my blog on cholesterol. When I worked as a biochemist I did a project on statins and their effects on heart cells and published a paper on our findings, so I have studied cholesterol in detail and have many concerns about the view the public have on this molecule In 2015 […]


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