It was so disappointing to read Pete Evans' suggestion that dairy foods, in particular milk, were unhealthy. He even went as far as saying that the calcium in dairy foods leached calcium from the bones causing osteoporosis. What a load of hogwash.
My late grandfather used to give me chocolate frogs when I was a little tacker. It earned him the nickname Grandpa Choc. He didn’t necessarily know the health benefits of chocolate, but he knew that giving me the occasional chocolate frog always brought a smile to my dial.
My gym trainer recently told me that he avoids bread because it is processed. But bread (especially the wholegrain variety) is a wonderfully nutritious food -- in fact it’s one of my pantry staples. So what’s the problem with processed foods? And why are they perceived as bad or less healthy?
When was the last time you visited your GP for a medical check-up? I bet you took your car to the mechanic for its scheduled service. Yet, we don't have a maintenance schedule for our own bodies.
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We just aren't following the recommendations.
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Let's have a chat about our health. It's a topic we guys tend to shy away from. But the time to make some positive changes to our diet and lifestyle is now. Our hearts depend on it.
Carbohydrate is a dirty word these days. Some even consider carbs to be the big, bad wolf of the nutritional world. But why is this the case?