10 Ways to Survive the Holidays

10 Ways to Survive the Holidays

I always feel like Thanksgiving marks the day the insanity and chaos starts. Why is that? In my opinion we bring it on ourselves. Here are 10 Ways to Help You Survive the Holidays -- 1. Do not lose track of the true meanings of the holidays. To me it's about being with family and love ones and … [Read more...]

The Unresolved Issue of Heart Disease…Part II


  In Part I, I stated that cholesterol was not the cause of heart disease. In this blog I will address some facts you may not know about cholesterol and its importance to the human body. 1. The body makes 80% of the cholesterol circulating in the blood. It is made in the liver. Only 20% … [Read more...]

The Unresolved Issue of Heart Disease


"Many participants in the cholesterol-lowering cult believe that they have succeeded in hijacking our  science culture, but when the patients on another generation of their drugs have expired the cult could begin to fade away."  ~ Ray Peat, PhD     Americans have been told by … [Read more...]

High Carb and Low Carb Diet


  Unfortunately, the conventional high-carb diets are not the only dieting demons that the weight-loss industry has thrown at us. The low-carbohydrate diet has been popular over the years for the quick fix and the rapid initial weight loss that occurs. Most people do lose weight quickly at … [Read more...]

About Endotoxins


What Are Endotoxins and What Does It Do to Your Body?     Endotoxins are a unique combination of sugars and fat that cause inflammation to both your good bacteria in your intestines and cells. When endotoxins come in contact with your digestive track lining, they irritate … [Read more...]

Ingredients You Don’t Want in You!


There are number of additives that are widely used in the food industry. It is important to read food labels for these ingredients, beyond reading them for  fat, protein, carbohydrate grams and calories. It is also important to realize the word"natural" and "organic" means less and less, because … [Read more...]

Traditional Bone Broth – Why is It Important Today


Broth, made from the bones of animals, has been consumed as a source of nourishment for humankind throughout the ages. Because of our fast paced lives and the decrease in home cooking broth is not made. Broth is a valuable food and a valuable medicine, much too valuable to be forgotten or discounted … [Read more...]

The Thyroid


Could thyroid be THE most important hormone in the body? According to Dr. Ray Peat PhD, it can help increase calorie burning, accelerate healing, initiate regeneration, keep sex hormones levels high, lower inflammation, improve digestion and create an overall feeling of happiness. The thyroid gland … [Read more...]

The Keys to Good Digestion and Weight Loss


Do you suffer from: 1. Burping, indigestion, pain or reflux? 2. Bloating or Gas? 3. Constipation or IBS? Why do you think you experience these symptoms? They do not just happen. They come from the very foods you eat. There are foods that are meant to be consumed by humans and then … [Read more...]

Fat Soluble Hormones – Some Basics

The Anti-Stress Hormone Hormones protect us.  They protect us from getting really sick and dying.  Here are some of the roles that hormones play: Protect from blood sugar dropping too low – without sugar in the blood we pass out and die from lack of fuel Keep calcium at normal levels … [Read more...]