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Pritikin Diet

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Why the Pritikin Diet?The Pritikin diet was the result of a health challenge of Nathan Pritikin. Diagnosed with posterior wall ischemic heart disease in 1957, he went on a search for an eating program that would lead to health. He was an inventor who developed patents for tech companies of the 60s and 70s. Companies […]

Cold vs Heat

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by Dr Paul ParkThe most common question we doctors are asked by our patients is: “Should I put an Ice or Hot pack on my injuries?” For many years the battle between the two therapies has never resulted in a true winner. They both work effectively however, based on the type and the timeframe of an injury, […]

Atkins Diet

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The Atkins diet became popular in the late 70s and 80s when low carb was the opposite to the much-promoted high grain diet pyramid. Many found that they lost body fat when a low carb diet was followed. It is a moderate fat diet and red meats are eaten sparingly. The foods included mean that […]

Blood Group Foods: To Eat or Not to Eat? That is the Question!

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by Dr Paul ParkOne of the biggest decisions we make every day is to decide what to eat!  Most people want to eat healthily or decide to buy foods that are “good” for them. But how do we know exactly which foods are good for us as individuals? Humans can be categorised into many different […]


What is a Paleo diet? It seems to be popular and there are lots of claims regarding health benefits. What should you believe?  There is a good deal of data supporting this eating/pantry profile.  The primary benefit is the reduction in systemic inflammation. This is a powerful argument for adopting this eating program. All disease […]

Why Keto?

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By guest blogger Helen Hatton (Hands On Superhealth) 6 years ago I lost a lot of weight via a high protein, low carb diet. 30kgs in fact. It was the first time I’d ever counted macros (carbs, protein, fat) NOT calories. And with great results. However, it was difficult to sustain the amount of protein […]

Allergic or Sensitive?

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Gluten Free There are many who find that moving to a gluten free pantry has a dynamic benefit on many aspects of their health and well-being. Gluten is a protein that gives bread its stretchy quality. Breads without gluten tend to be dense and crumbly. Potato starch will give to a gluten free bread some […]

Match the Current Energy

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The Energy is Intense and SwiftGuest Blog by Barbara CallanThe energy at the moment is both intense and swift-moving. We need to be stable in the middle of so much change. Rather than getting stuck in fear and worry, and being reactive to situations, find a way to let go and be present so that […]

Vegetarian Diet Profile

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Vegetarianism is Common Worldwide – Good or Bad?Vegetarianism is common in much of the world, especially India and Parkistan. This post is a follow on from this Blog: A central element of Hindu belief is the non-violence against all life forms. As a result, Hindu believers do not kill animals for food. Despite this, […]