Great talk about reversing Type 2 diabetes from Dr. Sarah Hallberg who also co-wrote this NYTimes article decrying the FDA’s approval of a type of bariatric surgery that has been described as medically approved bulimia as a standard option for treating Type Continue reading Reversing Type 2 Diabetes By Ignoring The Guidelines
A good friend of mine recently received news of one of her close family member’s diagnosis with Stage 5 kidney disease, requiring immediate dialysis treatment. The relative was in her mid-40s, a mother and wife, with no history of diabetes. Continue reading Cancer and A Low Carb Diet: A Link
When a mainstream, agenda-setting newspaper like the Wall Street Journal devotes significant space to examining the tenuous link between saturated fat and heart disease, including reviewing the bad science that led to institutional acceptance of “fat is bad” dogma, then Continue reading Mainstream Skepticism of Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
Food Inc is very good at manufacturing food-like items that dominate our supermarket aisles. If you cleared the aisles of Food Inc’s products you would only have 3 aisles left: The meat/protein aisle The produce aisle The dairy aisle Continue reading Top 11 Ways the Food Industry is Making You Sick
Years ago, 60 Minutes had a segment on a phenomena called the French Paradox to explain how the French eat a diet high in saturated fats (think of all the cream, cheese and butter they use in their dishes) yet enjoy one Continue reading Eat More Saturated Fat and Reduce Your Chance of Heart Disease (like the French)
This video from TEDX featuring Dr. Terry Wahls made the rounds several months ago and is fascinating to watch. The good doctor suffered from multiple sclerosis, an auto-immune disorder that attacks the brain and spinal cord. The form Dr Wahls Continue reading Let Food Be Thy Medicine | Reversing Multiple Sclerosis
The chronic diseases riddling my relatives, plus my mother’s physical and mental deterioration, in addition to mine and other people’s struggle with keeping fit, and overlaid with the knowledge that our elders back in the old country were fitter, lived Continue reading Taking the Red Pill: Or Reading Taubes’ “What if it’s all been a Big Fat Lie?”
The second factor that helped push me towards an awareness that things were not right was a trip I took in 2010 to California, to visit paternal relatives. It was my first time to that mythical land and I fell Continue reading Blindness! Dialysis! Amputations! Oh My!