peta pendlebury. mind, body, soul

"Look after your body, it's the only place you have to live"

Jim Rohn

Parkinson’s special

Several pieces of research are pointing towards the ulcer bug Helicopylori Bacter as one culprit in triggering Parkinson’s disease.  However it’s not as straight forward as just eliminating the bug as it does have some beneficial qualities – like all bacteria it needs to be kept in balance.  If you are worried about this then […]

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Daily Ritual

I have been thinking for a while about whether with our growing secular world whether the lack of ritual that is such a part of a religious way of life is something that our mind/body/spirit is missing.  An article in Scientifiic American points to the fact that we do.  However, it doesn’t have to be a […]

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Mobile Number!

Oh my goodness!  A big THANK YOU  to Carole who just spotted that my mobile number was wrong on the contact page.  Don’t know how I managed to miss that in the checking of the new site.  :>)  Have a lovely weekend.

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Horizon on Exercise

Hi everyone – a great programme last night on Horizon.  If you want the low down on what they discussed here it is! If you want to improve your blood glucose tolerance (essential for avoiding Diabetes later in life) then HIT is for you (High Intensive Training).  The presenter cycled for 20 seconds at high […]

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Bacteria vs anti-biotics?

I have been reading a riveting book “Plague Time” by Paul W Ewald.  Did you know that some bacteria can change and produce a new generation in 20 minutes?  That’s changed enough for the anti-biotic you are currently taking to be less effective.  This is one reason why anti-biotics in their current state are not […]

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Telomeres

Did you know that your original telomere length is dictated by genetics?  And some people are luckier than others in their original hand out?  Huh?  What’s a telomere?  It’s a natty bit of your DNA that unravels every time your DNA replicates and then re-ravels itself – it’s a bit like the plastic bit on […]

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