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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

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This book changed my diet the most

Book review: California journalist John Howard Weeks offers insights into how his home town is one of the world’s few longevity “blue zones”.

No meat? No problem!

Plant food protein secrets

When should I eat?

Eating around the clock has become common. But could nibbling over an extended time period be harming your health?

The value of home cooking

The decline in home food preparation and increase in convenience products has become a recipe for poor health.

Which wholegrains are best?

It’s commonly known that wholemeal or wholegrain products are healthier than white, refined versions. But is smooth wholemeal bread just as healthy as cooked barley or steel-cut oats?

Can you cook with olive oil?

Despite being used traditionally for all cooking methods in the Mediterranean, it’s often said you can’t cook with olive oil due to its lower smoke point, compared to other vegetable oils. But is that really the key to choosing safer cooking oils?

Eat better, fight depression

Could switching to a healthier diet lift your mood? New research suggests the likely answer is Yes.

Edible gifts

The festive season is a time for giving. Yet many of the edible gifts we give may be recipes for disease further along. Why not present a loved one with something tasty and that benefits their health?

Heart health trends and debates

A heart-healthy diet is the cornerstone for preventing heart attacks and strokes. Yet various controversial diets, foods and nutrients have become popular. What does the evidence say?

The cost of a carnivore

Ross Chadwick says motor vehicles aren’t the world's worst polluters. So what is?

The problem with business lunches

Frequent eating out may be harming executives and those working in a fast-paced business world.

Best diet for diabetes

If you’re seeking a dramatic improvement in your diabetes status, the evidence is in: a natural, unrefined plant-based diet will deliver!