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My Mum’s overweight so is my Gran (Mum’s mum) and so am I. Friends say that it must be our genes and we must have a slow metabolism? If that’s the case, what can I do about it? There is plenty of evidence to[...]
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Rye. Finland in July. Midsummer. Fields and ripening fields of rye, dense rye sourdough from “The Bakery in the Woods” with hot smoked salmon for lunch and toasted and topped with wild bilberry jam at breakfast[...]
Recipes from Veronica Cuskelly and Anneka Manning make it easy to whip up a meal with fish that doesn’t cost a fortune and that the whole family will love. EAT TO BEAT CHOLESTEROL These easy fish cakes are a good[...]
A pocketful of rye. Step out of your wheaty comfort zone and try rye bread. It has all sorts of good nutrition things going for it in the vitamin and mineral department and many rye breads are low or lower GI.[...]
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