Category Archives: Life & Living

Going Keto – The Eatwell Guide – NHS (United Kingdom)

The other day, well week actually, I happened across this site on the UK NHS. The Eatwell Guide – NHS They state The Eatwell Guide shows how much of what we eat overall should come from each food group to … Continue reading

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A history of false dawns

Originally posted on The Slog:
Towards the end of the Major government, various health ministers connived with civil servants to “ration” drugs being prescribed on the NHS. The vast majority of general practitioners went along with this – as did…

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Going Keto – Normal weight today

First day in many, many years – possibly 30 – that I have been in the “normal weight” range. BMR < 25 (24.94). Yay!! I am no longer overweight or obese. 73.8 kg this morning, which is nearly 31 kg … Continue reading

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Going Keto – An aside

I will catch up with the journey shortly but I just had to post this. I am now into my second day of fasting and my blood glucose this morning was 3.1 mmol/L (55.8496 mg/dl) and my ketones 1.6 mmol/L … Continue reading

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Going Keto – In The Begining

It began, my journey to a Keto diet, in early May 2009 when I paid a visit to a chiropractor to see if he could sort out the continual severe headache I had been having for weeks on end which … Continue reading

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Open letter to Pascal Donohoe

Sign the petition: Do not TAX health food supplements. Dear Mr Donohoe, Whilst I appreciate that the government needs revenue it seems illogical that it should choose to get that revenue from those who can least afford it in many … Continue reading

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A week in Pyongyang

A huge photo report Marat Margolin https://vk.com/marat_1985who spent a week in the capital of the Democratic people’s Republic. Demonstrating the beauty of modern Pyongyang, the author walked along the way, and a number of myths about North Korea. Prepare to … Continue reading

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Infidelity is a happy marriage?

Source: Ashley Madison users ‘growing’ despite hack A total 87,000 women join site following data leak, owner claims One user known only as Mac told Krebs: “They have my home billing address and first and last name, so it would … Continue reading

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Growing Old

…. is not primarily about forgetting; it’s about forgetting whether or not you did something. …. is about watching people make the same mistakes you did – and feeling powerless to stop them. …. makes you realise that feminism is … Continue reading

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The Talking Stick

The talking stick has been used for centuries by many American Indian tribes as a means of just and impartial hearing. The talking stick was commonly used in council circles to designate who had the right to speak. When matters … Continue reading

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