The Ideal Diet for You – Part 4 How Does That Work?

The point of this whole series is simple. What is your ideal diet? That means what you should eat and what not. Why? Because some of the stuff we might eat can make us sick in some minor or major way. People are prone to 

The Ideal Diet for You – Part 3 Potential Causes

If you have read Part 1 and Part 2 of this series you were introduced to Dr. Carrie Diulus, a vegan Type 1 diabetic, as well as the concept of “don’t feel good” symptoms associated with allergies and autoimmune conditions, both environmental and food. A 

The Ideal Diet for You – Part 2 You Are Not Dr. Diulus

In Part 1 you learned about the diet of Dr. Carrie Diulus, a Type 1 diabetic who doesn’t eat animal products, the best sources of protein, because they make her feel bad. She takes great care to select plant foods that meet her protein requirements 

The Ideal Diet for You, Part 1 One Size Does Not Fit All

One-size-fits-all as in socks applies only if you don’t have really large or really small feet. The typical shoe in a catalog or shoe store will be medium width, just fine unless you happen to have very wide or narrow feet. The fact that contractors 

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 

“Details, Shmetails. Just Tell Me What Works!”

“Details, Shmetails. Just Tell Me What Works!”

 I follow a long list of experts in the field of nutrition and body metabolism. One of those is Dr. Chris Masterjohn, a guy who has an amazing understanding of how things work.  He focuses on creating and publishing educational material for the public at 

Decision Time – Which Diet is Right for You?

Decision Time – Which Diet is Right for You?

With any luck at all, you have been following my articles on diet choices. You learned about the standard American Diet (appropriately called the SAD diet), Paleo, Keto, vegetarian/vegan, and carnivore.  If you missed any, you will find them by clicking on the names above. 

Vegan or Vegetarian? Or Maybe Carnivore?

Vegan or Vegetarian? Or Maybe Carnivore?

We are on a quest to review the major diet “types” talked about in the nutrition world today. Pushing past Paleo and, Keto,  we arrive here: what about vegan, vegetarian, or carnivore? One of the things that the Paleo, Keto, and even the Mediterranean diet 

Is The Mediterranean Diet Right for You?

Is The Mediterranean Diet Right for You?

It’s enough to drive you crazy. One diet after another and you are supposed to “pick one.” I didn’t realize how confusing that might be for the average person. Well, here is the good news. They really aren’t all that different. The Mediterranean diet has 

Is the Keto or Paleo Diet Right for You?

Is the Keto or Paleo Diet Right for You?

The Atkins diet introduced back in the 80’s by Robert Atkins was the first ketogenic eating plan intended as a weight loss diet. It was (and is) essentially a meat and fat diet broken ever so slightly by a few green leafy carbohydrate vegetables. It