November 6, 2019

The current focus on "plant-based" eating creates concern and confusion about protein in the diet. Can a plant-based diet offer enough protein? After all, protein is vital for many bodily processes, especially to form the structure of our bodies (like our skeletons)....

April 1, 2019

Message from the author . . .

This article is just for fun. Its intention is not to belittle or ridicule those who suffer from gluten sensitivities or allergies, especially those with Celiac Disease. These people must avoid gluten-containing foods, just as those with se...

December 28, 2018

Originally published in The White Rock Sun, Dec 2018

You can be in control of our food supply.

If you are truly concerned with the quality of the foods supplied to us, you can send a message to the food industry by being conscious of what you put in your shopping cart.

We...

July 6, 2018

Iron, potassium, folacin, magnesium . . . these are just a few of the nutrients we’ve been told the general population is deficient in. And that’s very sad to hear as these nutrients are plentiful in whole, unprocessed foods. If we are deficient in them, it’s a telling...

May 3, 2018

Wheat is killing us, claims cardiologist William B. Davis, author of

the Wheat Belly Diet. But Wheat Belly and other gluten-free sources

do not tell the whole story, making its argument against gluten misleading and inaccurate.

The gluten-free diet should more correctly...

March 13, 2018

Long walks, at light to moderate effort, are an ideal ‘workout’ for those who are unfit and just starting an exercise program. Walking is also adequate at any fitness level to help lower and maintain your “numbers” (cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure, blood sug...