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...

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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August 5, 2017

Welcome to the 7th tip in the Boost your Metabolism program!

To assist with weight loss and/or to avoid weight gain, this program gradually adds healthy habits to your lifestyle. These tips are not a quick fix; they are life-long habits to help increase your metabolic r...

July 2, 2017

Welcome to the 2nd tip in the Boost your Metabolism program.

To assist with weight loss and/or to avoid weight gain, I'm presenting eight tips to gradually add healthy habits to your lifestyle. The tips can assist in increasing your metabolic rate – or how efficiently y...

June 22, 2017

Published in The White Rock Sun, June 2017

A poor balance of “gut bacteria” is thought to be linked to many health problems. And although more research is needed, so far, it seems to makes sense. Without balanced intestinal microbiota we can't absorb many of the nutrien...