Barley – a Traditional Grain and a Health Powerhouse

This is post number 2 in our series of grains we can turn to if eating wheat is a problem, as it is for so many people. Part 1 of this series on Wheat and Grains is here Whether you have wheat allergy or wheat intolerance it is best not to continue eating wheat which just stresses the body and diverts the body’s resources and energy. Why feel lousy and suffer indigestion and worse from wheat when you can easilySee More… Barley – a Traditional Grain and a Health Powerhouse

What’s Wrong With Paleo?

The word "Paleo" means "old", but in the context of food and eating pattern the word refers to the modern fad diet amusingly dubbed Paleo by its followers. I won't weigh in here with what I think is wrong with Paleo, because I'd prefer Dr Milton Mills to speak for himself. Buckle in for a superb talk – get a cuppa, this lasts for nearly an hour…the sound starts rather quiet but is fine after 2 to 3 minutes.  

What To Eat When You Can’t Eat Wheat

Wheat is a problem food for many. They may not be allergic to it but eating it often leads to deep energy dips, headaches and many other unpleasant symptoms. To be allergic or sensitive to the "Staff of life" is off-putting at first and people want reasons and alternatives. Reasons will come soon in another post but here we are going to look at some of the other grains which are the "Staff of life" too. Wheat has many alternativesSee More… What To Eat When You Can’t Eat Wheat

Air Pollution, Cancer Deaths and the WHO

The media is currently publishing updates from the World Health Organisation, WHO, showing that air pollution is killing us. That this is regarded as news is odd really. Back in the 1950s in London, my home town, we had the "Pea Soupers" – thick fogs caused mostly by householders burning sulphur rich coal in their homes. Some of the horror of those times and a little science too is well explained here "The London smog, compared with a normal fogSee More… Air Pollution, Cancer Deaths and the WHO