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Your health is about what you eat MOST days! Part 2

Your health is about what you eat MOST days! Part 2

It isn’t about ONE food or even one DAY’s food. It’s about what we eat MOST days. So you have choices to make, choices about the degree to which on most days your diet is adequate in protein, adequate in essential nutrients, and avoids too […]

Your health is about what you eat MOST days! Part I

Your health is about what you eat MOST days! Part I

My most recent post was entitled “What Matters Most to Your Health? The central issue was this: a diet deficient in the essential nutrients (called micro-nutrients) including vitamins and minerals is guaranteed to make you sick and probably fat. What has your attention? There are […]

What matters  most to your health?

What matters most to your health?

As you probably know I usually write about diet associated with some particular condition. And that has it’s downside because your interest depends on whether you think you have that condition. And if not, people tend to think, “Nah. I don’t have that” and stop […]

Your relationship with food !

Your relationship with food !

On my desk I have a long list of posts and newspaper articles I plan to write sooner or later. I add to it daily.  So maybe you think I just go to the list and attack the first article like you might clean your […]

Harold is Recovering nicely!

Harold is Recovering nicely!

About 3 weeks ago I got a call from Harold, a friend of the family. I wish he had called sooner. Anyway, he had been plagued with persistent thirst, a constant need to urinate, including overnight, and not feeling so good. He has had trouble […]

Four important questions you want to answer!

Four important questions you want to answer!

Just yesterday an acquaintance mentioned that his doctor was concerned about his cholesterol. Actually this happens with a fair amount of frequency. Folks read my newspaper articles so they know who I am. In fact, sometimes they come to examine my grocery cart at the […]

How important is protein in your diet?

How important is protein in your diet?

Some talk (seemingly forever) about carbohydrates (the sugar in plants) or fat as the bad guys in health and obesity. I confess a level of guilt in the sugar category. And you may be sick of it, particularly since I keep suggesting you change what […]

A Calcium Paradox – the bone/artery connection

A Calcium Paradox – the bone/artery connection

How are your bones? Maybe your doctor says you have osteoporosis or osteopenia. Osteopenia is when your bones are weaker than normal but not so far gone that they break easily, which is the mark of osteoporosis. Sometimes you get diagnosed by a bone density […]

The Source of the Trouble is Digestion

The Source of the Trouble is Digestion

In a past post, Tomatoes are Healthy – Usually, Amelia just had one problem. On the other hand, Martha and Margaret in I am so sick of being sick and There is No Way That Food Could be Causing This  had many problems. Interestingly, in […]

Eggs are the best!

Eggs are the best!

If you are as old as I am, you may remember the “incredible, Edible Egg” ads created by the American Egg Board in 1975. One can’t necessarily believe anything in a marketing campaign but, in this case, they were so right. Eggs are incredible despite […]