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Kent(on) her faither

We neglected to remind readers last week that Leslie Kenton, the guru of well-being, is also famous for being the daughter of Stan Kenton, the famous American big band leader (well, famous to some).

Kenton's "insulin balance programme" recommends, among other things, a reduced intake of dried nuts because they are high glycaemic - that is, starchy and high in carbohydrates.

How inappropriate that her father's biggest hit in the 1950s was "The Peanut Vendor".

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