Food

Breaking News! Government Realizes Trans Fats Aren’t Safe!

Breaking News

Well, well, well. The animals have all wandered out of the barn. Don’t you think it’s too late to put a lock on the door to keep them in? After years after making people ill with trans fats, the government is now waging a war on trans fats. C’mon people. We all knew trans fats [...]

Raw Cabbage Juice for Low Stomach Acid

Cabbage

I know, the first thing you think of when someone mentions raw cabbage juice is, YUCK! I did too until I tried it. Some time ago I struggled with low stomach acid. To repair the condition I took Betaine HCL pills. The theory being that HCL taken with meals provides the necessary acid for the [...]

The Beauty of the Herb Sage

Sage

Sage, as defined by Merrium-Webster.com means “wise through reflection and experience; proceeding from or characterized by wisdom, prudence, and good judgment.” In my opinion drinking sage tea shows good judgment. A little less than a year ago I wrote about how sage tea (salvia officinalis) was successful in getting rid of my hot flashes. When [...]

Did Detoxing Cause a Bout of Pityriasis Rosea?

Pityriassis Rosa

The short answer to the question is I don’t know. Apparently I’m not the only one that doesn’t know, the medical community does not know. Pityriasis rosea is a skin rash. The rash basically affects the back, the torso and may spread to the arms legs and chest. The initial outbreak looks like a circular [...]

Edible Exfoliating Face Scrub

Raspberry Scrub

Why purchase go to the store to buy exfoliating face scrubs when you probably have the necessary ingredients to make one in your kitchen? There are all sorts of recipes for homemade face masks and scrubs. Last night I made a face scrub using raspberries, sugar, vitamin C powder (to preserve the mixture) and a [...]

The 100 Year Lie

100 Year Lie

I just got through devouring The 100 Year Lie  by Randall Fitzgerald.  Once I started reading the introduction, it was difficult for me to put the book down.  For three days, I read as much as I could when I could.  When I got through, all I could say was, “Wow!  Preach it brother!” Mr. [...]

Fitness: Conventional vs. Unconventional

Body by Science

The more I take control of my health, the further away I walk from conventional wisdom. There are times, however, when embarking on a whole new adventure, it takes time to sort out the wheat from the chaff. Easy to Understand There are some things that are easy to understand, like MSG, trans fats and [...]

Heavy Cream, Really?

Heavy Cream

The other morning I ran out of creamer for my coffee so I took a quick run to the local Hannaford’s grocery store. I usually buy heavy cream produced by Hudson Valley Fresh but Hannaford’s didn’t have any. I didn’t feel like traipsing across town to track down Hudson Valley Fresh (not too many stores [...]

More Things about Bone Broth

Bone Broth

A little over a month ago I made my first batch of bone broth. Since then I make sure to keep bones brewing daily. When I finish with one batch, I get rid of disintegrating bones and add one or two new bones in place of the old ones and start another batch. Making Bone [...]

Starting the New Year Right

Fitness

Every year for as long as I can remember I would vow to lose weight and visit the gym regularly. This year is different.  I’m going to cancel my gym membership and let my new way of eating worry about my weight. Low Carb no Cardio Overload Since I’ve changed my way of eating a [...]