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Registered nutritionist (BSc mBANT rCNHC) writing about health, nutrition & my battles with chronic disease. For other blog posts https://tim-rees.com/blog/
No-nonsense advice. Photo by Diana Polekhina on Unsplash

A no-nonsense approach to real-world, real-food dieting. Take it, or leave it.


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The first study of its kind has demonstrated a link between cognitive decline and a condition of high blood sugar which can be reversed.


Many of us have quit breakfast, have we been missing out? Photo by Wright Brand Bacon on Unsplash

Recent research casts doubt on the popular time-restricted diet, should you resurrect breakfast?


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.


Give yourself a chance and put nutrients back on the dietary pedestal. Photo by i yunmai on Unsplash

Counting calories is a blunt, slippery system that is so often doomed to fail. Give yourself a chance.


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


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?


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.


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


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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