Jill and Allen's Health, Wealth, Beauty & Wellbeing Tips

Eat More Porridge

Posted by Allen Jesson on

Hi, Welcome and again, we are sticking with health and diet. Here's today's secret: ***Eat More Porridge*** This one is fairly simple. Eat more porridge. It's not a new secret either as humankind has been cultivating and eating oats since the Bronze Age. Why eat porridge? It's fairly simple really: * It's a cheap nutritious breakfast. * Oats contain more soluble fibre than any other grain, resulting in slower digestion and an extended sensation of fullness. * It is low glycemic, slowly releasing the available sugars into your bloodstream, thereby giving you energy for longer (with no need for mid...

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Grow and Eat Your Own

Posted by Allen Jesson on

Here's today's tip: ***Grow and Eat Your Own*** There's an old saying, I think it was a Chinese proverb. It goes something like this: If you want to be happy for 1 week, buy a new car. If you want to be happy for 1 month, marry. If you want to be happy for life, garden. My wife has just clipped me around the ear but I know what that wise old Chinese gentlemen was getting at. Especially when I think about vegetable gardening. In truth, any type of gardening is great fun and immensely satisfying. It's not only good...

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Eat More Soup

Posted by Allen Jesson on

Here's today's secret: ***Eat More Soup*** It is the stuff of legend (and legions) that the Roman army marched on Minestrone soup. They knew what they were doing. When home made, and not out of a can, soup is not only good food, it will sustain you and also help you to lose weight. But there's a physiological reason for this and it is called the...wait before I go on, I have another confession to make, I am not a dietician, so I think I'd better hand you over to Jack Challoner, who is a bit of an expert in...

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How to Prevent Your Body From Deteriorating...

Posted by Allen Jesson on

How to Prevent Your Body From Deteriorating As You Age (And Why it Does) What does an old person look like?Hunched over? Slow? Doddering? Shaky?And how likely are you to see an older person in their 70s+ go running or performing gymnastics? Not very? Our assumptions about the elderly are generally fuelled by stereotypes and perhaps the people we know in our own lives. But just because a lot of people lose their ability to move well as they age, that doesn’t mean you have to. Just take a look at Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone. These guys are in...

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Stop Smoking (or don't start)

Posted by Allen Jesson on

As you've probably noticed, I've decided initially to concentrate on the health secrets. After all, without good health, very little else matters. So, it does make some sense to start there. Having said that, I must tell that I am not a dietician, nor a nutritionist and I am no expert in any health related field. What follows is simply what I have studied and learned in my life (so far). As with any major planned dietary change, please seek expert medical advice first. Having said all that, what you are about to read, really works. I know, I have...

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