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...

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...

February 24, 2018

The new trend of Intermittent Fasting offers the same benefits as Intuitive Eating (eating only when hungry). However, with Intermittent Fasting you suffer hunger pains – but you won't with Intuitive Eating!

Intermittent Fasting is going for scheduled periods of time wi...

February 5, 2018

Published in The White Rock Sun February 2018.     

Many of our foods today have been altered, through natural evolution and/or by human intervention: by hybridization, crossbreeding, grafting or budding which are not genetic modification (GMO o...

November 16, 2017

The Glycemic Index (GI) was originally designed for diabetics. It was a method of determining their insulin response to various foods. But, of course, desperate people wanting to lose weight or improve their health ran wild with it. And, not surprisingly, it even becam...

November 15, 2017

Published in The White Rock Sun November 2017     

In his book The Plant Paradox, Dr. Steven Gundry warns us to avoid eating foods that contain lectin (a type of protein), also called an 'anti-nutrient' because it may impede the absorption of other nutrients.

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