The Real Truth About Nitrates

This is probably a conversation I do not want to have. After all, the link between cancer and nitrates is well-established, isn’t it? So why do I keep reading about studies that show the benefits of dietary nitrates. Well, further investigation finds that once again, well-established facts are not so well established. And the nitrate [...]

By |2016-10-27T04:31:21-05:00February 6th, 2015|Blog|5 Comments

Designing A Cleanse To Fit You

I am sitting at a desk invigilating the exams at the school and detoxing at the same time. What that means is that I have a headache, I am tired and a bit antsy. I started this cleanse on Tuesday, thinking I would be past the headache stage by Friday but my body had plans [...]

By |2016-10-27T04:31:22-05:00August 24th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Because The Internet Tells Mi-so…

I love miso and ironically, I have never had a bowl of miso soup. So what is the problem? Well, if I was on the anti-soy bandwagon created mainly by too many opinions on the internet telling me so, I would not consume miso at all. And this is just another example of how a [...]

By |2016-10-27T04:31:22-05:00July 7th, 2014|Blog|1 Comment

Schizandra: One Food, So Many Benefits

As many of you know, and for those who don’t, I am a big fan of a berry known as Schizandra (also spelled Schisandra). It is typically used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) but has become popular in Russia and Japan. I took it for many years and give it credit for many things. In [...]

By |2016-10-27T04:31:22-05:00May 31st, 2014|Blog|2 Comments

Subway Buckles From Consumer Pressure

Recently, consumer activism added a notch in the win column when Subway announced it would remove the chemical azodicarbonamide from its bread, bowing to public pressure. Now I am all for removing chemicals from our food but consumers need to understand that this is just the tip of the iceberg and the way the corporate [...]

By |2016-10-27T04:31:23-05:00February 17th, 2014|Blog|6 Comments
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