Daily exercise tip – Nordic Walking

January 21, 2018

Nick Parker - the Cancer JourneyMan - Nordic walking

Today I experimented with Nordic walking for the first time.  And wish that I had discovered this before. I am now a convert. I love the thought that I can improve on the seemingly simple matter of walking. And I have to thank dear friend, Claire Worthington for this tip.  She shared this at a…

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Healthy eating – how to get started on a budget

January 6, 2018

Healthy eating on a budget

  I write this post following a question that I was asked at one of my recent ‘Conversations with an Audience’ events.  Actually, it was Henry, my wonderful 20 year old nephew who asked the question.  And he was asking the question from the point of view of being a student with not much budget…

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An introduction to repurposed drugs as a treatment option

November 12, 2017

Repurposed Pharmaceutical Drugs

  What are repurposed drugs? Drug repurposing is the application of known pharmaceutical drugs to treat new diseases. Repurposed drugs might also be known as drug repositioning. re-profiling, re-tasking, therapeutic switching or off-label drugs. Metformin, by way of example, is an established drug used for the treatment of diabetes, repurposed for use in the treatment…

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Book review – Into the Magic Shop by Dr James Doty

October 30, 2017

Into the Magic Shop

Book length: 288 pages Genre:  Humanity; true story. Synopsis A wonderful tale about how we can live lives of compassion and kindness. The book is a true story about the author, starting with him as a boy. An unknown woman displays an act of compassion, teaching the boy little known secrets that encourage the heart…

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Competition – How many whole plant foods can you pack into your breakfast? We have a winner!

September 5, 2017

Over the last 2 weeks we have run a competition to find who could pack the most whole plant foods into their breakfast.  As inspiration, the picture above was my daily breakfast whilst on holiday in Ibiza this summer. Thank you to everyone who got involved and entered into the spirit of things.  Some of…

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