Lifestyle Nutrition

Eating for Health and Wellbeing

Tailor your diet to suit you

The points on the previous pages are very basic rules which could be followed by everyone to their advantage. However, if you do get ill, you will need to find out what is particularly required in your case.

If in addition your gut is not right, you must not ignore it. You may for example have a gluten or other allergy/intolerance which is contributing to your illness. It can be difficult to find a doctor who can carry out an allergy test and the process can often take a long time. Doctors simply look for allergies that show up in blood tests, but complementary therapists with training in Bioresonance can quickly and easily check not only for allergies but also for sensitivities and intolerances which don’t show in blood tests, but do cause many uncomfortable symptoms. Find a therapist trained in Bioresonance on the Focus On Health & Wellbeing Directory

Healthy Diet and Happiness

A healthy diet should not make you miserable – if it is truly healthy, and the diet that your body requires, it will make you feel good, which in turn will make you determined to stick to it. You can have fun inventing healthy ways of producing old favourites – use oatcakes with 85% dark chocolate (organic) to replace chocolate biscuits; have egg or tuna mixed with yogurt, hummus, basil and seasoning in place of mayonnaise; cakes and biscuits made with ground almonds and either olive oil or no fat; use lemon juice in place of vinegar in salad dressings. Or have a handful of nuts and sunflower seeds for snacks.

Healthy Lifestyle choice

A good diet is a large step in the direction of a healthy immune system but should be further helped by a choice of lifestyle which includes regular exercise, a careful avoidance of harmful substances in cleaning and cosmetic products, caution to reduce the amount of e-smog in your body, and nurturing your spirit with creative activities, good social relationships and relaxation or meditation. If you make this a holistic project with health and happiness as your aim, you can only increase the feelings of well-being and joy in your life!


Recommend reading/websites/social media accounts:

Social Media Accounts:
Guilia Enders – Gut
Dr Alan Desmond – The Plant Based Diet Revolution
The Happy Pear

Websites of interest:
The Planetary Health Diet
The Doctors Kitchen

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Sugar and carbs: which fruits contain the most/least?
Xylitol’s Health Benefits beyond Dental Health: A Comprehensive Review
Does frying with olive oil create trans fats?
Why should I try going “dairy-free”?
Totem Tea shop
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Seaspiracy
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Bisphenol: what to know about the chemicals in water bottles and cans
Health Benefits of Nut Consumption
New Insights into Cholesterol Functions: A Friend or an Enemy?
Reducing your blood cholesterol
Cancer: Carcinogenicity of the consumption of red meat and processed meat
The Plant Based Diet Revolution
Vitamin B12: All Your Questions Answered

Omega 3 and Algae
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Bioactive compounds in seaweed: Functional food applications and legislation

Eggs
Egg consumption and risk of all‑cause and cause‑specific mortality in an Italian adult population
Moderate egg consumption and all-cause and specific-cause mortality in the Spanish European Prospective into Cancer and Nutrition (EPICSpain) study
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About the author

Lizzie Emery and Holly Plackett

Lizzie Emery and Holly Plackett

Lizzie has written a book about her recovery from terminal cancer, which includes a chapter on diet and healthy living.
She wants to reach particularly those people who, because of the current circumstances, are being refused treatment for their cancer, to show them that there is so much that they can do for themselves.

You can buy her book from:
YPD Books and Amazon.

Holly is editor of the Health and Wellbeing Magazine. She's interested in learning about and implementing ways to lead as healthy a lifestyle as possible in Mind, Body and Spirit. Her current interests are Plant Based eating and Nature Therapy including Forest Bathing.
@Focusonhwb
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1 Comment

  • ‘Thank you so much for sending this article to me – I have just read it a second time and looked up more of the references which are all very useful. You must have done an immense amount of work to get it all together. I don’t have any chemistry in my background and have just been reading the article on Cholesterol published in 2019 on line; I did get to the end but need to look up some terminology.

    I liked the way you had presented the information – it is all so clear and easy to follow the many, useful links. I shall try and get the booklet on cholesterol which you mention. I loved the illustrations too.’

    ~ Katherine

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