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Is It Healthy To Follow an Extreme Diet?

This fact of modern life never fails to amuse me: it is totally acceptable and seems perfectly OK to eat a diet of atrocious cheese burgers, French fries, colas, and unnatural ice creams full of artificial ingredients, but it is considered ‘extreme’ to eat a diet of raw organic fruit and vegetables.

I hear what you are […]

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Do You Feel Tired After Eating Fruit? Here’s why

Do you sometimes feel sleepy, drowsy, or tired after eating fruit, especially at breakfast, and you don’t know why?

Fruit provides easy to digest simple sugars (glucose and fructose) that create a moderate rise in blood sugar, which is typically considered uplifting, so thinking about it – eating fruit shouldn’t send you to sleep, so why does […]

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Argentinian President Announces Vegan Mondays

Last week, Argentina’s Casa Rosada (the equivalent of the White House in the United States) announced its promise to serve strictly vegan food on Mondays to its 554 employees – including President Mauricio Macri.

It’s believed the measure was taken to send a message to the wider nation and beyond about the health benefits of a […]

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Study Finds Blood From Vegans Is More Protective Against Cancer

Some of you are already familiar with my story about how I helped my mother overcome cancer through a lifestyle change of mainly eating a mostly raw, and low fat vegan diet, so the news of this study doesn’t come as a total surprise to me, or to many of my colleagues in the natural health […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Rely Solely On Nutrition “Facts” To Make Healthy Choices

Since I got myself into the world of health and nutrition, the issue of nutrition “facts” has puzzled me.

These days, too many people swear by whatever nutritional data they find and they feel totally obsessed by those details.

From the supposed healing power of hundreds of “super foods” to apple vinegar “secrets” to saturated fat statistics […]

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Single Most Destructive Nutrition Advice

Ask almost anyone what they need to do to lose a few pounds, and they’ll probably say, “Cut back on the carbs.”

As a nutrition researcher, I’ve heard it hundreds of times and it is one of the most damaging mistakes I see people make.

While the low carb movement has waxed and waned in popularity since […]

The Trip to Ibiza I’ll never forget

During my twenty years as a globetrotting DJ, I played many gigs on the island of Ibiza, Spain. I also lived in Ibiza, when I first moved to Europe in 1991.

For those of you who don’t know, Ibiza is a famous place for nightclubs, DJs; the music and fashion scene in general.

There was one trip […]

7 Habits That Helped Me Lose 40 Pounds & Keep Them Off

Weight is a sensitive issue for most people. Only a small percentage of women in the western world say they are at their ideal weight – and most of those who aren’t blame their lack of willpower and the cost of healthy foods.

Similarly, most men are frustrated by what they see on the scale; either […]

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Cooking Starches ‘Pose Cancer Risk’ (Official)

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in the United Kingdom has launched a campaign this month calling people to ‘Go for Gold’. A reference to the advice that when frying, baking, toasting, or roasting starchy foods like potatoes, you should aim for a golden yellow colour (or lighter).

The campaign aims to help people understand and minimise […]

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The Panama Papers, Corruption and the State of Your Health

You are probably thinking: What is Ariel doing sending a newsletter out about the Panama Papers?

What does it have to do with the state of people’s health?

Over the past few months, you have seen the political establishment operating at a level of panic all over world, something we have rarely experienced in post-war history.

The Panama […]