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chorleywood process

“Chorleywood: The bread that changed Britain” BBC News (and made us a nation of IBS sufferers?)

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Lovely piece of PR for the bread industry here on the BBC News website…  In a reasonably balanced article, it explains the process… “…adding hard fats, extra yeast and a number of chemicals and then mixing at high speed…”; how that has made supermarket bread  ‘cotton’ fluffy and speeded up baking bread, making UK bread amongst the cheapest in Europe. But Professor John Warner at Imperial College warns “”We have several pounds of bacteria in our guts and there have been marked changes in this gut flora in affluent societies over the last 50 years.” and that he himself would […]
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Drinking Water Before Meals DOES Help You Lose Weight! New Study Reveals…

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The study conducted by The Virginia Tech in the US had a sample group of 48 adults split into two groups. The first group drank two glasses of water before every meal. The second group didn’t. Both were on a diet. Over the course of 12 weeks, those drinking water lost about 15.5lbs while the others lost about 11lbs. What’s more, a previous study found that middle-aged and older people who drank two glasses of water before eating a meal ate between 75 and 90 fewer calories during that meal. Read about it on the BBC news website CLICK HERE […]
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‘Milk Is A Poison!’ – Putting To Rest The Lie, ‘Milk Is Good For You’…

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OK rant coming up. I do this sometimes, when something REALLY annoys me…. but stay with me… unlike the poison I’m about to talk about, what you read might improve your life! Remember these advertising slogans (UK market)? “Full of natural goodness”, “Is your man getting enough?”, “Milk’s Gotta Lotta Bottle”  “Drinka pinta milka day”. They were some of the many successful slogans created by the ‘Milk MARKETING Board’ (1933 to 1994). Readers from other countries will I’m sure recognise their own country’s have equivalent propaganda slogans from their own dairy industry. Over decades of brilliantly crafted advertising campaigns, the […]