Jill and Allen's Health, Wealth, Beauty & Wellbeing Tips — health 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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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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Life Improvement Tip - Exercise

Posted by Allen Jesson on

Why bother? Why exercise?

Because it is just so good for you. Physically, mentally,
spiritually. The benefits are just too many too list. But most
importantly, you feel good about yourself. Your body shape alters, your diet naturally improves, you find yourself making healthier choices (why run 2 miles and then ruin the gain by eating that cream bun?). You will have more energy. Your sex life will probably improve. But if you don't like running, there are many other ways you can exercise.

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