Coffee damages the liver and that raises early death risk from all the major NCDs. A study found that drinking coffee negatively affects the individual components of liver function. Your liver is in charge of your weight, fat burning and aging.
Modern coffee is very high in caffeine. The caffeine found in coffee is a dehydrating neurotoxic insecticide (the same as morphine and cocaine). There can be up to 180 mg of caffeine in a flat white. A one-gram dosage of caffeine if often fatal to most people.
Coffee is a risk factor for the development of high blood pressure. Consuming caffeine on a regular basis raises your blood pressure higher than it otherwise would be. Why I recommend you give up coffee - the science, the medical research and references.
Centenarian Juanita Black, age 105, said the key to her longevity was green tea. I believe that for most people, simply moving from coffee to good quality fresh green tea is one of the easiest and best things you can do for your long-term health.
This is a 'Jason' version of the varied and controversial official food pyramids. It is a basic guide, a support, an inspiration, an overview. Print it and stick it up somewhere you will look at it while getting food, preparing food, cooking food or buying food!
Here is a reminder of the basic way we have always eaten. Mostly plants. Mostly wholefoods. Greens dominating the plate. Lots of fibre. Lots of colour. This is how I eat. A plant-based wholefood diet. Very cool for your fridge door or wherever the food is!
Part 2 of 3. Weight loss is a simple process for the body but a trickier process for the mind. What are the things we need to change? What behaviours need to shift? What do we need to put in place? What are the most important things I should focus on?
Part 3 of 3. Weight loss is a simple process for the body but a trickier process for the mind. What are the things we need to change? What behaviours need to shift? What do we need to put in place? What are the most important things I should focus on?
Part 1 of 6. What do almost all people I have worked with want? To 'Live Long at a Healthy Weight' so we can experience everything that life has to offer. It is easy to say “eat less, live long” but how do I actually do that…? What do I do? What do I look out for?