Hernia, cirrhosis of the liver, hepatitis C, diabetes, high blood pressure and cancer…. believe it or not, today you can have all of these disorders and more and still be considered healthy by the modern medical establishment! This week, we go deeper into the definition of health by looking at how traditional peoples eating their … More Reclaiming the Definition of Health; Guest Sally Fallon Morell Discusses the Pioneering Work of Weston A Price
So many parents are looking for easier ways to feed their kids. Time, budget and convenience are HUGE excuses used for feeding their children snacks and quasi-meals loaded with artificial ingredients, sugars (yes, even juices) and other items missing vital nutrients. My friend, Valérie Delahaye…
Today, a young friend of mine mentioned in a group that he lost 10 lbs in 30 days by eating all 3 of his daily meals at McDonald’s. The first thing to cross peoples’ minds is that he: Was lying Lost muscle However before any objections could surface, he quipped this…
Everybody has heard the mantra that if you need or want to lose weight then you’ve got to cut calories while increasing exercise. Well, you all know how bogus I think the whole calorie counting crap is because not all calories are created equally. But the push for more exercise is also full of sh!t. … More The Exercise and Weight Loss Myth
This is kinda graphic. So don’t read if you don’t want to know that much about me! Recently, a reader asked how she can stay healthy while visiting Jamaica. My family is Jamaican, but due to years of civil war, I never had any interest in returning. Then a few years back, my long lost … More Jamaica: Land of Mosquitoes, Machetes and MSG, Part 1
One food that I was excited (yes, I said excited) to see in St. Martin was foie gras. Foie gras has gotten a lot of bad press over the years because several special interest groups have decided to target this tiny cottage industry over a lack of understanding the anatomy and feeding habits of geese in the wild as … More Foie Gras: The Truth behind the Delicacy
If you can’t eat just anywhere, then here’s your guide to finding health foods on vacation. In particular, people with severe intolerances like gluten intolerance will need to pack their food. As you know, I like to pack my own healthy stuff to bring on my trips. Usually, a few cans of mercury-free tuna and/or … More Health Food in St. Martin
Recently, I saw a reporter ask the question, “Can you eat bacon and still be healthy?” If you’ve read anything I’ve been writing over the past 3 years, you’ll realize that my answer is a resounding YES! As a certified nutritionist who believes in following the wisdom of the ancients and traditional eating when it … More Bacon Lovers Rejoice!