No Salt for 40 days…. what happened?

What about Salt? How much Salt do we need? Is it possible, or wise, to go without added salt? Jesus fasted in the desert for 40 days. Hence the Christian tradition for fasting in Lent. During my childhood it was customary to give up something for Lent, like sweets, or...

Giving up Salt for Lent…

I have been reading the excellent “How Not To Die” By Michael Gregar. I highly recommend it. In short, he lists the most common causes of death, and shows how your risk for all of them can be dramatically reduced by a wholefood plant based diet. I was on...

Dr. Michael Greger

Back when he was child Michael Greger saw his grandmother’s health decline due to heart disease. In fact, it was so bad, the surgeons ran out of plumbing for bypasses, and told her to go home and prepare for the worst. Fortunately, she heard about Dr. Nathan...

New Food Pyramid… Same Old Story

A friend sent me the new food pyramid released by the Irish Dept of Health… It’s the same old story because Dairy is still there in the middle with a whopping 3 servings per day. And why is that not a good thing? Simply because the evidence against Dairy...

Spirulina: Good or Bad

I got a question on Spirulina: “what are your thoughts on taking spirulina capsules? I know you mentioned too much protein being bad but is this an exception cause it’s plant based?” Answer: Spirulina and Blue Green Algae have their fans. Certainly,...