Tag: weight loss

MCT Oil a wonder-supplement?

MCT oil is something of a wonder-aid in some circles.  It has been used medically for years as extraordinary nutrition for ill patients, including infants with malabsorption issues.  It bypasses your gall-bladder, so you don’t need bile salts to process it.  Instead it goes straight to your liver for processing, which means people usually tolerate … Continue reading MCT Oil a wonder-supplement?

Natural, healthy appetite suppressant

Only the uninformed or supremely arrogant (in other words people who’ve never had to battle weight issues) still believe that losing weight is a matter of self-control.  Weight loss is complex and multi-factorial, so no one-size-fits-all approach will work for everyone.  Weight loss isn’t calories in calories out like we used to think it was, … Continue reading Natural, healthy appetite suppressant

Poo pals: Dealing differently with disastrous digestion

We’ve learnt a lot about our microbiome, the bacteria that live everywhere, in us and on us.  They do much more for our digestion than we ever guessed.  They digest the fibre we eat and make some of the nutrients that are essential to us.  Little bacterial critters also form the bulk of our poo.  Think … Continue reading Poo pals: Dealing differently with disastrous digestion

Is breakfast a have-to?

There are new, interesting studies about whether eating breakfast is a better health option or improves weight loss.  No surprise… we’ve been following a bunch of half-logical assumptions as fact and repeating them so much that everyone believes them.  There are a lot of examples of this in nutrition; remember these: “Margarine is healthy.”  gets … Continue reading Is breakfast a have-to?