Growing Beans Vertically as Legumes Part 2 – interspersed with wisdom from soil scientists and farmers

Here are some more chronological pictures (up to Jan 23 2017) of beans climbing to 4 metres and still wanting to go higher if they had something to cling to. Interspersed between these pictures are extraordinary quotes from soil scientists and eco-agricultural, biological and nature attuned farmers. This knowledge goes back to the early part of [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Featured Posts, Growing Food|2 Comments

Food Synergy founder, Hartmut Günther, launches personalised research service called F.O.M.

During the 1960's, between the ages of 6 to 14 years of age, my parents kindly lavished science instrumentation upon me at the slightest whiff of a birthday or other celebration. Chemistry set, electronic kit, telescope, microscope, large glossy heavy books and the licence to explore, experiment and have fun. They must have seen something in [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Categories: Featured Posts, Research|0 Comments

Nutrients important in sugar metabolism, insulin resistance and diabetes

Optimal Nutrition helps prevent Insulin Resistance (IR) and Diabetes When speaking about health and nutrition, we often find it hard to believe that a serious disease like diabetes can be positively influenced by our inner nutrient balance. Key Nutrients Nutrients are now known to play key roles in the prevention, and the minimisation of symptoms and [...]

By | July 17th, 2016|Categories: Featured Posts, Health|0 Comments

Why we need energy

If you burned sugar or glucose outside of your body in the presence of oxygen, carbon dioxide, water and heat would be produced. That heat is the energy released. When you eat, say a potato, the carbohydrate is digested into glucose, the glucose then absorbed into the blood, carried to cells and also "burned" in the [...]

By | July 3rd, 2016|Categories: Energy, Featured Posts|0 Comments