Is the Paleo Diet for You?

Is the Paleo Diet for You?

The Paleo diet created by Loren Cordain is designed on the premise that we should only be eating foods that our Paleolithic ancestors could hunt and gather from nature. It isn’t entirely clear that we humans really know what the cavemen ate; after all we weren’t…

What Diet Will Allow You to Lose Weight and Keep It Off?

More and more often I talk to folks who are on a certain “diet.” The big question for them is, how can you keep the weight off permanently? Anyone who has ever done some serious calorie cutting or Weight Watchers knows, weight can be lost…

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…

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.

Peter, Miriam, and Jack Autoimmune Recoveries

In this posts, Autoimmune , I tried to bring you up to speed on autoimmune disease. In another post , There was no way that food could be causing this,  I shared three autoimmune recovery stories and promised to post more. True to my word,…

“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?

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…

The Rock Bottom Line

The Rock Bottom Line We all yearn to “feel great”, don’t we? We want to wake up daily full of energy, think clearly, and have no pain or discomfort. Periods of illness are short lived and disappear on their own. Only healthy folks can make…

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…

Medications are an expensive proposition – in more ways than one.

Do you grind your teeth every time you have to fill a prescription?  Maybe you have really good insurance or maybe you don’t have any insurance at all. Maybe you have insurance but the co-pay is taking you to your knees. Got plenty of extra…