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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, Mediterranean, vegetarian/vegan, and carnivore.  If you missed any, you will find them by clicking on the names […]

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, Keto, and the Mediterranean diet we arrive here: what about vegan, vegetarian, or carnivore. One of the things that the Paleo, Keto, and even […]

So – What about Inflammation

So – What about Inflammation

Inflammation is a hot health topic but I often wonder if folks understand what that means to them personally. Really important for those with diabetes, heart and various autoimmune diseases. These are people with extreme inflammation. From a dietary perspective, grain and legumes (beans) are […]

Peter, Miriam, and Jack Autoimmune Recoveries

Peter, Miriam, and Jack Autoimmune Recoveries

In these two posts, Autoimmune  and What to do about Arthritis, I tried to bring you up to speed on autoimmune disease. In another post I shared three autoimmune recovery stories and promised to post more. True to my word, here are three more. As […]

“There was no way that food could be causing this,” she said.

“There was no way that food could be causing this,” she said.

“I said there was no way that food could be causing this,” were Margaret’s words. “But I was wrong.” And indeed she was. In my last post, Autoimmune, I explained how autoimmune diseases happen. I promised to share the experiences of people who have accomplished […]

Autoimmune – what is it?

Autoimmune – what is it?

Today’s question: “You keep talking about autoimmune diseases and I don’t think most people have these. So what is that and what’s the big deal?” Answer:  An autoimmune disorder occurs when your body’s immune system attacks and destroys healthy body tissue by mistake. There are […]

What to do about arthritis flares!

What to do about arthritis flares!

“I have arthritis and am sometimes in constant pain. I thought maybe it was gluten related so I eat gluten free bread but that didn’t help. The doctor says I have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and none of the medicine is working. What do I […]

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, […]

“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. […]

The Human Body Design is Magical

The Human Body Design is Magical

Are you often sick? Do you have conditions that you don’t call “sick” but require you to see doctors and take medications? If so, that probably means your magical immune system isn’t doing its job. And that is a problem. What is magic? You see […]