Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease

Mildred’s Celiac Disease Mildred is among four people I know who have Celiac disease. Three of those people have comfortable incomes and cope well with the limitations of their diet and lifestyle. Mildred (a real person with a fictitious name) is not among the three. 

Stranded on an island?

I have been watching the HULU reality series, ALONE. At the end in each season we uncover the contestant who lasts the longest without completely starving. Ten people, each alone and isolated from the others, are dumped unceremoniously with 10 tools of their choice on 

Insulin Resistance – I

When your metabolism is shot you have those famous underlying conditions! The first thing to understand is your body really doesn’t come in parts that operating independently of each other. The number of organ and disease medical specialties might lead you to believe that. Medical 

Insulin Resistance and Diet – Part II

As said before, insulin resistance starts and ends with the amount of sugar arriving in your blood and your ability to cope with that sugar. Generally the sugar comes from your diet. However, natural steroid hormone (there is that word again) created in response to 

Have you ever broken a bone?

At age 10 Tony was hit by a car in the baseball field parking lot, breaking his leg. It healed quickly and in no time he was back behind home plate. Victor, age 42, tripped over his cat (you know how cats are) and crushed 

Lose Weight and Keep It Off

Lose Weight and Keep It Off

My recent post Good News for the New Year highlighted two successful weight loss stories published in The DeQueen Bee, DeQueen, Arkansas. Two women (I called them Cathy and Augusta) decided they had dealt with overweight trials and tribulations quite long enough and did something 

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