The best way to start the day.

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The best way to start the day – drink two big glasses of warm water.  Here’s why. Flushes through the kidneys. Rehydrates the body after a night’s sleep. Warm water beats cold: its less of a shock to the stomach.    Cascading half a litre of cold water into a still gently snoozing stomach is like…
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The joys of gluten free bread.

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Sell by date:   7th December 2013, thrown away date: 14th March 2014.  Loaf still springy. And this is healthy food? This is a gluten free loaf of bread.  I doubt a normally wheaty loaf of bread would fare much better.  Incidentally, I bought it to make a Christmas pudding and didn’t get around to it…
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Lie in the bath and improve core activation – improve balance and speed, sex life reduce backache..

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The best way to run faster, get around that squash court faster, stop backache and get less wobbly is to engage the core.  Ah, the mythical core.  Runners with sore knees are often told to improve their core strength, so off they go and do enough sit ups to give them a permanent stoop.  Or…
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The ups and downs of a high protein diet.

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If we want to get stronger we  need to eat plenty of protein.  The easiest weight loss diet to follow is high protein/low carb – its the most satisfying.  Follow it well and we don’t feel hungry, have to count calories or microscopically examine everything on our plate.  I do have two worries about people…
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