Author Archives: Max Tuck

About Max Tuck

Hippocrates Health Educator. Long term living foods vegan. Athlete, lecturer, author of four books (with the 5th coming soon) and firm advocate of healthy living.

Time for a Change?

Menopause is a dreaded word for many women. I can’t imagine that anyone would look forward to the common signs that at least 80% of women in the Western world develop – Hot flushes (short, sudden feelings of heat, usually … Continue reading

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Keeping your immune system healthy: Part 1

We’re getting towards cold weather, and with this tends to come sniffles, colds and a higher incidence of respiratory infections. But it doesn’t have to be that way, and there is so much you can do to boost your immunity. … Continue reading

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Bowel Scope Screening

I must have reached that age. Perhaps you know the one – when you get regular invitations from your doctor, nearest hospital or NHS clinic to come for mammography, cholesterol testing, BMI analysis, blood pressure measurements etc. How is that … Continue reading

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Summer’s most important nutrient?

Whether you consider it to be a nutrient or not, it’s almost as important as it gets, and is right up there with the most important nutrient of all – oxygen. What are we considering here? Yes, it’s water – … Continue reading

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The Hardest Half

“It’s all perfectly runnable.”… or so I was told in the pre-race briefing. And I’m sure it would have been – right up until the time that the Indian tectonic plate smashed into the Eurasian plate 50 million years ago … Continue reading

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Recovery, Running and Visa Applications

I used to like filling in forms. What could be more satisfying than taking a blank document and experiencing the joy of completing it to someone else’s exacting standards? Does this make me odd? Maybe you’re just not with me … Continue reading

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Let’s hear it for nut milks!

Have you seen the trends? Chiller cabinets in the supermarkets lined with milk alternatives, not just the ubiquitous (and not very good for you) soya milk, but also almond and coconut milks, plus the “new kids on the block” cashew, … Continue reading

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