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.

Five principles of food combining – for fighting bloating and fatigue

  It’s Christmas! And what’s the over-riding feeling at this time of year? Full of energy and festive fun? Or bloating and brain fog from the endless overindulgence? Whilst I hope for my readers that it will be the former, … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Algal Oil

Following on from my previous blogs about healthy fats, there’s a final part to the series – the often overlooked algal (or algae) oil, which I mentioned in my previous blog about healthy fats. Since this month I’m writing about … Continue reading

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Depletion, Destruction, Devastation – and Regeneration

I have recently been in southern Spain for a yoga retreat. Here’s the view from the yurt I was staying in. Lovely, right? But this photo actually tells a different tale – a darker tale of drastic intervention, depletion, destruction … Continue reading

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7 Benefits of Sulforaphane

One of the main reasons that eating cruciferous vegetables is so beneficial is because of their sulforaphane content. Sulforaphane is a phytonutrient classified as one of the isothiocyanate group, which has a wide range of effects in the body. Read … Continue reading

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Resveratrol – Are You Getting Enough?

Resveratrol is one of the newly-proclaimed superheroes in nutrition, longevity and anti-ageing. Before I launch into this article extolling its benefits however, let me tell you this: there are probably about 25,000 important phytonutrients in food, and we need all … Continue reading

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Essential fats – part 2

Last month I wrote about the importance of certain essential fats and set about busting some fat myths. If you missed that article, you can access it here. This month I wanted to elaborate more on this important subject, because … Continue reading

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Busting some fat myths

So often considered to be the enemy, fat can be good for you – in fact, I will go further and state that to live an optimally healthy life, eating the right type of fat, in the right quantities, is … Continue reading

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