Registered nutritionist (BSc mBANT rCNHC) writing about health, nutrition & my battles with chronic disease. For other blog posts https://tim-rees.com/blog/
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Modern-day bread is a shadow of its former self. Nutrients have been replaced with antinutrients, a terrible swap. Photo by Mae Mu on Unsplash

And modern bread breaks all of them.


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We have placed calorie counting on a pedestal and forgotten all about nutrients found in real foods. As a result, we are overlooking a problem, found in the richest of countries, that is degrading our health.

When your attention is on adding and subtracting calories, you may be missing the most important thing.


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Photo by Randalyn Hill on Unsplash

Lift yourself out of a funk in a second with this simple act.


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Are designed-to-be-addictive foods unethical? Which is the best intervention for weight loss, exercise or calorie reduction? Why are serving sizes and portion sizes so different? Photo by Erik Mclean on Unsplash

Are junk food manufacturers partly responsible for the swelling obesity epidemic that’s shortening lives, or is the onus on us?


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Breathing through the nose has some surprising health benefits. Photo by Fabian Møller on Unsplash

It’s cheap, passive, and may improve your sleep beyond what you can imagine. It has for me.


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Stay cool. Break free from the vicious cycle of poor sleep, metabolic dysfunction & weight gain. Photo by Patrick Robert Doyle on Unsplash

One simple intervention at home can improve your metabolism while you sleep, and the positive benefits don’t end there.

“a single poor nights sleep makes people more insulin resistant — a mechanism behind metabolic and cardiovascular disease.”

The Vicious Circle


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Manliness is disappearing, and that’s a serious problem for health. Photo by Gabriel on Unsplash

Stop blaming your balls for what your fat cells are doing; here’s what you can do.


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Coffee depletes micronutrients, but is this a real cause for concern? Photo by Taylor Franz on Unsplash

5 things you can do to keep enjoying it.


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We spend time and money on treating our skin from the outside. Perhaps we need to start from the inside. Photo by Noah Buscher on Unsplash

We spend an insane amount of money on skincare products and forget the major culprit.


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Brown Fat burning through both fats and sugars to keep you warm and metabolically healthy. Image Credit: Turku PET Centre.

But you don’t have to volunteer for a drug trial to get it working for you today.

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