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An ancient fermented food puts pharmaceutical drugs for bone loss to shame... According to research published in the British Journal of Pharmacology in 2008, alendronate (Fosamax), raloxifene (Evista) and estradiol (estrogen, E2) are inferior to the phytoestrogen genistein commonly found in fermented soy*, red clover, kudzu, fava beans and coffe...
  Cancer can no longer be viewed as something bad that happens to an intrinsically healthy body. Rather, cancer is something the body actively does in response to an intrinsically unhealthy cellular, bodily and planetary environment A Failed War On Cancer Ever since Richard Nixon officially declared a war on cancer in 1971 thr...
The top 6 causes of death in the USA are: heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease, stroke, accidents and Alzheimer's disease. The top 6 causes of disability are arthritis (and other musculoskeletal problems), heart disease and stroke, cancer, mental health problems (depression, bipolar, etc), diabetes and nervous system diso...
Headaches are an extremely common complaint in our society, and are often treated with "quick fix" pain medication. In fact, over half a billion dollars is spent annually on this type of remedy. What is in these drugs and are they doing us more harm than good? Are there more effective and natural remedies we can use to alleviate headaches? Ingre...
How many of us can actually say that we take regular cold showers? If you're from a colder climate, the number is likely to be even less. However, cold showers and baths have a long history in many cultures, and for good reason. Vincenz Priessnitz, a farmer in the 1920s, developed and marketed a medical treatment he called hydrotherapy. He sold ...
Between the hard and fast dichotomies of cooked and raw, dead and alive, is this beautiful thing called fermented... A place where many of the digestive challenges associated with raw foods (e.g. enzyme inhibitors, anti-nutrients, lectins) are overcome in favor of not just preserving their benefits (e.g. enzyme activity, vitamin content, life en...
When names become labels, their meanings often become misleading or are forgotten In my blog Naming Convention: When Celiac becomes a Disease I discussed the controversies and confusions surrounding the definitions of gluten sensitivity and celiac disease. I also detailed why I prefer to use the terms non-celiac and/or celiac gluten sensitivity....
We all know that diabetes is big business. The trillion dollar question is: "big business for whom?" This week (April 2012), 1st Quarter net profit financial statements were released in business publications worldwide. Among the company net profit earnings reported were some of the biggest manufacturers of diabetes and diabetes-related medicatio...
In this article a key question is brought to the forefront, namely, is eating wheat and gluten free enough to obtain optimal health?  The mass market has done quite a good job of accommodating the gluten & wheat free movement by providing an increasingly wide number of good tasting and seeming nutritious "whole grain" products.  But...
Food addictions are not strictly "psychological" problems, but have a hard-wired, organic component. Many of the most commonly consumed foods in Western culture actually contain narcotic properties associated with the presence of psychoactive chemicals that bind to opioid receptors in the nervous system. These peptides are so powerful that rese...

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