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CHRONIC CONDITIONS/DISEASES

What do Diabetes and Epilepsy have in common?

What do Diabetes and Epilepsy have in common?

This morning I watched a youtube presentation from the latest low-carb summit (Low Carb Breck 2018) by Dr. Eric Kossoff, specialist in epileptic children and ketogenic diets.  It brought back a memory. Two years ago I wandered the aisles in the health food store in […]

Stop the assault on your body

Stop the assault on your body

In a recent post, Every Bite You Eat Is Either Fighting Disease or Feeding It, I said that “hundred or so years ago most of the chronic diseases so common today were rare or had never been heard of. There is a message here. These […]

Every bite you eat is either fighting disease or feeding it.

A hundred or so years ago people ate whole food from their garden or farm and pasture raised or wild caught meat and fish. All the nutrients our bodies needed to fight infections and bugs were in the food. All the nutrients needed to create […]

Are You a Captive of Your Genes – Cancer

Are You a Captive of Your Genes – Cancer

  You could be on the downhill slide toward cancer. But if you are, your genes are likely only a minor contributor. You are not a captive of your genes unless you decide to be.. At the bottom line, our susceptibility to cancer lies in […]

Is Alzheimer’s Preventable?

Is Alzheimer’s Preventable?

Unfortunately, diabetes doesn’t scare some people. But Alzheimer’s certainly does. So when you see that Alzheimer’s is a form of diabetes affecting the brain, then you may decide to pay more attention. Because particularly in cases of type 2 diabetes, prevention is almost always possible. […]

An Ounce of Prevention

An Ounce of Prevention

An Ounce of Prevention I learned this week that another friend has cancer, reminding me once again that cancer is ugly and devious. Treating active cancer is a battle. Gardeners, this is very much like the battle of the squash beetles in your vegetable garden. […]

Technology is Making a Difference in Cancer

Technology is Making a Difference in Cancer

I monitor research and progress on many chronic diseases including cancer. A lot of good stuff is happening with cancer and this post intends to bring you up to speed. But first let’s start with a little background so the “happenings” will make sense. Pat […]

What bothers men the most? A big waist or erectile dysfunction?

What bothers men the most? A big waist or erectile dysfunction?

There seems to be no end to the number of ailments aggravated or caused by diet. And it seems to be tough for people to give up eating the stuff they just love in the interest of  avoiding body fat or an ailment. But some ailments, […]

Stop banging on the door. Use your key!

Stop banging on the door. Use your key!

Everybody wants to be healthy. Or maybe we just don’t want to be sick. Isn’t that the same? So the question is, how do we get that to happen? The answer is to use your key. “Get serious,” my editor said. “You have to stop […]

“Those with cardiovascular disease not identified with diabetes…are simply undiagnosed.”

“Those with cardiovascular disease not identified with diabetes…are simply undiagnosed.”

  Any heart disease in your family? Do you have any kind of heart or artery disease? Odds are really good because cardiovascular disease is the primary cause of death in America. And maybe you are kinda worried about that heart attack, stroke, or  aneurysm. […]