Supercharging food 2

Yesterday I promised to give you more information about DIY food supercharging. Here it is – I’ve known for a long time that oats are good for you. They keep you regular. They taste nice. They’re low GI so they keep you full for longer. But did you know that oats are higher in protein, … More Supercharging food 2

A Good Life

Harvard University has conducted a fascinating longitudinal study over 75 years of men in two very different cohorts – 268 were healthy college sophomores  from the classes of 1939 – 1944 465 were disadvantaged non delinquent inner-city youths from Boston between 1940 – 1945  The goal of the study was to identify predictors of healthy … More A Good Life

Social Jetlag

I’m sure you have all heard of, and probably experienced, jetlag. But did you know there is such a thing as social jetlag? Till Roennenberg coined the phrase. He’s a professor of chronobiology in the Ludwig-Maximilian University. Social jetlag promotes practically everything that’s bad in our bodies,” he says.  It occurs when we go to … More Social Jetlag

Salt is not just salt

I’ve written about salt before. You’ll find random facts, types, cleaning, health and beauty, food and drink, fun stuff in this post from 2017. Whilst watching Master Chef (yes, we are MC tragics) I was intrigued when one of the contestants made her own rosemary salt. Having just recently made a herb salt, I decided … More Salt is not just salt