Exercise, Health, and Well-being

Self sufficiency is also about healthy lifestyle. This category is where we post questions or discussions about physical or mental health.

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  1. Mark

    Death from drinking unpasteurised milk

    It's hard to disagree - you do make a very good point... We have (in the west) become very narrow-minded in our choice of foods when we actually have greater choice than ever to try different things.
    It's hard to disagree - you do make a very good point... We have (in the west) become very narrow-minded in our choice of foods when we actually have greater choice than ever to try different things.
    It's hard to disagree - you do make a very good point... We have (in the west) become very narrow-minded in our choice of foods when we actually have greater choice than ever to try different things.
    It's hard to disagree - you do make a very good point... We have (in the west) become very narrow-minded in our choice of foods when we actually have greater choice than ever to try different things.
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  2. Mark
    Agree x 3

    Low Carb Diet & eat more fat makes perfect sense

    Yeah like you said over at Bearded1's recipe thread it is a little heavy though... closer to a rye bread. Still very good!
    Yeah like you said over at Bearded1's recipe thread it is a little heavy though... closer to a rye bread. Still very good!
    Yeah like you said over at Bearded1's recipe thread it is a little heavy though... closer to a rye bread. Still very good!
    Yeah like you said over at Bearded1's recipe thread it is a little heavy though... closer to a rye bread. Still very good!

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  3. Director

    Vaccine extortion.

    Thank you also. It did make me look up the stats and helps put things in perspective. Much appreciated.
    Thank you also. It did make me look up the stats and helps put things in perspective. Much appreciated.
    Thank you also. It did make me look up the stats and helps put things in perspective. Much appreciated.
    Thank you also. It did make me look up the stats and helps put things in perspective. Much appreciated.
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  4. Mark
    Like x 3

    I lost 10 kilograms by watching portion size & excerise

    I like to think of wine as an ancient pre grain product, and there are preservative free wine which i drink :) not often, maybe a glass or two at the end of a month but i do enjoy it. Lucky for me...
    I like to think of wine as an ancient pre grain product, and there are preservative free wine which i drink :) not often, maybe a glass or two at the end of a month but i do enjoy it. Lucky for me i enjoy cooking. I enjoy preparing everything, i make 90% of sauces in our house.. i cant make...
    I like to think of wine as an ancient pre grain product, and there are preservative free wine which i drink :) not often, maybe a glass or two at the end of a month but i do enjoy it. Lucky for me i enjoy cooking. I enjoy preparing everything, i...
    I like to think of wine as an ancient pre grain product, and there are preservative free wine which i drink :) not often, maybe a glass or two at the end of a month but i do enjoy it. Lucky for me...
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  5. Mark

    Nanna's frozen berries Hep A should be a wake-up call

    Here are the 2 pudding recipes I am doing Fruit Pudding step by step recipe Step 1 Add 250 gr sultanas, 250 gr raisins, 250 gr currants, 185 gr mixed peel, 1 1/2 tsps mixed spice, 2 Tbsps glazed...
    Here are the 2 pudding recipes I am doing Fruit Pudding step by step recipe Step 1 Add 250 gr sultanas, 250 gr raisins, 250 gr currants, 185 gr mixed peel, 1 1/2 tsps mixed spice, 2 Tbsps glazed cherries to a large bowl stir in 1 cup raw sugar , 2/3 cup treacle or can use golden syrup, 3 Tbsps...
    Here are the 2 pudding recipes I am doing Fruit Pudding step by step recipe Step 1 Add 250 gr sultanas, 250 gr raisins, 250 gr currants, 185 gr mixed peel, 1 1/2 tsps mixed spice, 2 Tbsps glazed cherries to a large bowl stir in 1 cup raw sugar...
    Here are the 2 pudding recipes I am doing Fruit Pudding step by step recipe Step 1 Add 250 gr sultanas, 250 gr raisins, 250 gr currants, 185 gr mixed peel, 1 1/2 tsps mixed spice, 2 Tbsps glazed...
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  6. Mark

    Fitbit Surge could get me wearing a watch again

    Nina (my wife) is still enjoying using her Surge she wore it at tennis last night and it mapped her workout nicely. However, recharging the watch is now a daily ritual and when you also have to...
    Nina (my wife) is still enjoying using her Surge she wore it at tennis last night and it mapped her workout nicely. However, recharging the watch is now a daily ritual and when you also have to recharge your phone, laptop, etc it can become a real pain - in fact, I know it's starting to get...
    Nina (my wife) is still enjoying using her Surge she wore it at tennis last night and it mapped her workout nicely. However, recharging the watch is now a daily ritual and when you also have to recharge your phone, laptop, etc it can become a...
    Nina (my wife) is still enjoying using her Surge she wore it at tennis last night and it mapped her workout nicely. However, recharging the watch is now a daily ritual and when you also have to...
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  7. Tim C

    I really don't get it ?

    I spend a lot of time explaining to people how important weight loss is for their health, because the vast majority of them are not active enough to maintain a healthy weight range. The beauty of...
    I spend a lot of time explaining to people how important weight loss is for their health, because the vast majority of them are not active enough to maintain a healthy weight range. The beauty of technology and innovation is the appreciation of mod cons and how they make our lives easier, safer...
    I spend a lot of time explaining to people how important weight loss is for their health, because the vast majority of them are not active enough to maintain a healthy weight range. The beauty of technology and innovation is the appreciation of...
    I spend a lot of time explaining to people how important weight loss is for their health, because the vast majority of them are not active enough to maintain a healthy weight range. The beauty of...

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  8. Director

    The Sacred Plant new doco

    Your apology is accepted but I disagree with your assertion that mentioning or speculating about the name of the plant in your documentary will stop people from viewing it. It's the information...
    Your apology is accepted but I disagree with your assertion that mentioning or speculating about the name of the plant in your documentary will stop people from viewing it. It's the information contained in the video/s about the benefits of what this plant can offer and how these benefits are...
    Your apology is accepted but I disagree with your assertion that mentioning or speculating about the name of the plant in your documentary will stop people from viewing it. It's the information contained in the video/s about the benefits of...
    Your apology is accepted but I disagree with your assertion that mentioning or speculating about the name of the plant in your documentary will stop people from viewing it. It's the information...
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  9. Mark

    Being Sunsmart at school isn't always smart

    Great response, often we don't like to complain but sometimes it pays off.
    Great response, often we don't like to complain but sometimes it pays off.
    Great response, often we don't like to complain but sometimes it pays off.
    Great response, often we don't like to complain but sometimes it pays off.
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  10. Director

    A cure for MS?

    The Internet has eased researching effort because information is easily accessible. The right information takes a degree of wisdom to find. Most people are well meaning when they Google before...
    The Internet has eased researching effort because information is easily accessible. The right information takes a degree of wisdom to find. Most people are well meaning when they Google before seeking advice: it's the typical DIY mentality, but occasionally people can be convinced of a fallacy...
    The Internet has eased researching effort because information is easily accessible. The right information takes a degree of wisdom to find. Most people are well meaning when they Google before seeking advice: it's the typical DIY mentality, but...
    The Internet has eased researching effort because information is easily accessible. The right information takes a degree of wisdom to find. Most people are well meaning when they Google before...
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  11. Mark

    Exercise/training motivational one-liners

    Life is toooooooooooooooo short to worry over petty things
    Life is toooooooooooooooo short to worry over petty things
    Life is toooooooooooooooo short to worry over petty things
    Life is toooooooooooooooo short to worry over petty things
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  12. Mark

    Getting back into exercise

    This is best thing to start exercise daily and i am happy that you are getting back into exercise. Keep doing regular exercise and make your body healthy and energetic.
    This is best thing to start exercise daily and i am happy that you are getting back into exercise. Keep doing regular exercise and make your body healthy and energetic.
    This is best thing to start exercise daily and i am happy that you are getting back into exercise. Keep doing regular exercise and make your body healthy and energetic.
    This is best thing to start exercise daily and i am happy that you are getting back into exercise. Keep doing regular exercise and make your body healthy and energetic.
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  13. Tim C

    Cure for cramps?

    Hi Tim, sounds like a potassium deficiency, if I get similar cramps that's usually what it is, and/or calcium. I use Now foods Potassium citrate and Now foods Calcium and Magnesium (no, I'm not a...
    Hi Tim, sounds like a potassium deficiency, if I get similar cramps that's usually what it is, and/or calcium. I use Now foods Potassium citrate and Now foods Calcium and Magnesium (no, I'm not a rep for Now foods). Have also been drinking a lot of coconut water lately and that seems to help...
    Hi Tim, sounds like a potassium deficiency, if I get similar cramps that's usually what it is, and/or calcium. I use Now foods Potassium citrate and Now foods Calcium and Magnesium (no, I'm not a rep for Now foods). Have also been drinking a...
    Hi Tim, sounds like a potassium deficiency, if I get similar cramps that's usually what it is, and/or calcium. I use Now foods Potassium citrate and Now foods Calcium and Magnesium (no, I'm not a...
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  14. cajun

    Why I like being an urban homesteader

    Wow, cool! You're making a good use of space there. How about a passionfruit vine up that fence? I reckon it would love that spot at the back. :)
    Wow, cool! You're making a good use of space there. How about a passionfruit vine up that fence? I reckon it would love that spot at the back. :)
    Wow, cool! You're making a good use of space there. How about a passionfruit vine up that fence? I reckon it would love that spot at the back. :)
    Wow, cool! You're making a good use of space there. How about a passionfruit vine up that fence? I reckon it would love that spot at the back. :)

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  15. stevo

    Is Big Food really the next Big Tobacco?

    Ohh, if only I could grow some of them! Paid a fortune for a punnet of them a few months back and tried to strike some the seeds but no joy. I have two small coffee plants in pots given to me...
    Ohh, if only I could grow some of them! Paid a fortune for a punnet of them a few months back and tried to strike some the seeds but no joy. I have two small coffee plants in pots given to me by my uncle - will plant them soon and see how they go... Very true.
    Ohh, if only I could grow some of them! Paid a fortune for a punnet of them a few months back and tried to strike some the seeds but no joy. I have two small coffee plants in pots given to me by my uncle - will plant them soon and see how...
    Ohh, if only I could grow some of them! Paid a fortune for a punnet of them a few months back and tried to strike some the seeds but no joy. I have two small coffee plants in pots given to me...
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  16. Steve

    My Fitness Theory

    Steve, I love that you have posted this theory. I think a lot of us have thought about it throughout the years and talked with others around a barbie. I agree in essence with your theory but I...
    Steve, I love that you have posted this theory. I think a lot of us have thought about it throughout the years and talked with others around a barbie. I agree in essence with your theory but I would like to add that perhaps you have been a bit dismissive of the under 10 age group. In my line of...
    Steve, I love that you have posted this theory. I think a lot of us have thought about it throughout the years and talked with others around a barbie. I agree in essence with your theory but I would like to add that perhaps you have been a bit...
    Steve, I love that you have posted this theory. I think a lot of us have thought about it throughout the years and talked with others around a barbie. I agree in essence with your theory but I...
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  17. Director

    Bulletproof coffee.

    Yum! Coffeeeeeeee! :cheers: <-------imagine they're coffee mugs!
    Yum! Coffeeeeeeee! :cheers: <-------imagine they're coffee mugs!
    Yum! Coffeeeeeeee! :cheers: <-------imagine they're coffee mugs!
    Yum! Coffeeeeeeee! :cheers: <-------imagine they're coffee mugs!
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  18. Director

    The TPP...for those who weren't already aware..

    The fun doesn't stop!
    The fun doesn't stop!
    The fun doesn't stop!
    The fun doesn't stop!
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  19. Mark

    Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Fit - I'm not convinced yet

    I once went exploring on my own out at Kakadu in the walking track Aboriginal rock paintings area and got lost - I so could have done with a handheld GPS at that time lol! Even funnier was my lack...
    I once went exploring on my own out at Kakadu in the walking track Aboriginal rock paintings area and got lost - I so could have done with a handheld GPS at that time lol! Even funnier was my lack of preparedness because all I had was a water bottle and my PT gear on as I used the afternoon for...
    I once went exploring on my own out at Kakadu in the walking track Aboriginal rock paintings area and got lost - I so could have done with a handheld GPS at that time lol! Even funnier was my lack of preparedness because all I had was a water...
    I once went exploring on my own out at Kakadu in the walking track Aboriginal rock paintings area and got lost - I so could have done with a handheld GPS at that time lol! Even funnier was my lack...
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  20. Mark

    P90X Workout Program Discussion

    I do like running but I don't do anything near 36 minutes for 10k anymore - I just plod along these days and enjoy the scenery ) still like to run 10 3-4 times a week and I try to beat times but I...
    I do like running but I don't do anything near 36 minutes for 10k anymore - I just plod along these days and enjoy the scenery ) still like to run 10 3-4 times a week and I try to beat times but I don't bust a gut. I call it maintenance recreational running for over 40's :p
    I do like running but I don't do anything near 36 minutes for 10k anymore - I just plod along these days and enjoy the scenery ) still like to run 10 3-4 times a week and I try to beat times but I don't bust a gut. I call it maintenance...
    I do like running but I don't do anything near 36 minutes for 10k anymore - I just plod along these days and enjoy the scenery ) still like to run 10 3-4 times a week and I try to beat times but I...
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  21. Mark

    Caboolture Tennis website

    I started in school also @Nemesis034 - and I'm not very streamlined anymore either! :D Perhaps, I need to play more often... :rolleyes:
    I started in school also @Nemesis034 - and I'm not very streamlined anymore either! :D Perhaps, I need to play more often... :rolleyes:
    I started in school also @Nemesis034 - and I'm not very streamlined anymore either! :D Perhaps, I need to play more often... :rolleyes:
    I started in school also @Nemesis034 - and I'm not very streamlined anymore either! :D Perhaps, I need to play more often... :rolleyes:
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  22. Mark

    Running/Jogging Risk Management To Keep You Safe

    Running and jogging are best exercises as we all know that. With doing these exercises daily we can maintain fitness and can also live healthy life.
    Running and jogging are best exercises as we all know that. With doing these exercises daily we can maintain fitness and can also live healthy life.
    Running and jogging are best exercises as we all know that. With doing these exercises daily we can maintain fitness and can also live healthy life.
    Running and jogging are best exercises as we all know that. With doing these exercises daily we can maintain fitness and can also live healthy life.
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  23. Director

    Glyphosate herbicide or Roundup causes cancer

    Whipper-Snipper. :) Doesn't take too much time and no nasty side-effects. :)
    Whipper-Snipper. :) Doesn't take too much time and no nasty side-effects. :)
    Whipper-Snipper. :) Doesn't take too much time and no nasty side-effects. :)
    Whipper-Snipper. :) Doesn't take too much time and no nasty side-effects. :)
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  24. Steve

    Interesting Fitness Article

    Very useful information i must say. Thank you for sharing about this truth about exercise. Everyone should be aware about exercise.
    Very useful information i must say. Thank you for sharing about this truth about exercise. Everyone should be aware about exercise.
    Very useful information i must say. Thank you for sharing about this truth about exercise. Everyone should be aware about exercise.
    Very useful information i must say. Thank you for sharing about this truth about exercise. Everyone should be aware about exercise.
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  25. Director

    It's official, we are now dumber than goldfish!

    Depends on the topic. Talk about physiology, music or self-sustainable gardening, I'd be all ears for longer than 12 seconds. Try and get my attention with the intricacies of politics or law and...
    Depends on the topic. Talk about physiology, music or self-sustainable gardening, I'd be all ears for longer than 12 seconds. Try and get my attention with the intricacies of politics or law and I'd be lost after the first couple of seconds.
    Depends on the topic. Talk about physiology, music or self-sustainable gardening, I'd be all ears for longer than 12 seconds. Try and get my attention with the intricacies of politics or law and I'd be lost after the first couple of seconds.
    Depends on the topic. Talk about physiology, music or self-sustainable gardening, I'd be all ears for longer than 12 seconds. Try and get my attention with the intricacies of politics or law and...
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