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Duckweed – another nutrition fad?

One of our Nationals recently ran an article claiming adding duckweed to your diet can result in 20% more weight loss. But is there more to it? Is the research reliable?   To summarise; A group of “mildy obese, 50(ish) year-old, sedentary individuals” took part in a study where a group of researchers control every […]

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Steak for breakfast?

Like many aspects of “correct” nutrition, be it for weight loss or just for optimal living, to me it seems that sometimes the break with tradition is the hardest thing for people to get their heads around. Low carb living for example- it goes against everything we were taught at school about food pyramids, energy and what’s we’re told is ‘healthy’. But we’ll save that for another blog.

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