Two ways to fight heart disease
Friday, November 23, 2012      7 comments

I wanted to tell this true story of someone who did the best they know to beat heart disease. It is a distant relative of mine who had his first quintuple bypass at age 48. I don't know details of his diet and exercise habits before his first by... Read more
What is the best way to lose the weight?
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      11 comments

I was contemplating this question as I was watching a show on Dr. Phil about morbid obesity recently. The answer may depend on several factors. People who are several hundred pounds overweight can make huge progress just by limiting the numbe... Read more
Great blog by Gary Taubes
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      5 comments

He addresses some important issues that many people seem to have missed in his book. This is a deep thinker so be prepared to be reading for a while. ... Read more
A dark November day - I'm going to have fun anyhow
Monday, November 19, 2012      10 comments

It's my day off today. So when I woke up and saw the dark clouds and the pouring rain I decided to have fun anyhow. We went swimming in the morning and I managed to swim 1000 yards freestyle. After that we had a nice cup of decaf and a small lun... Read more
Where to find animal products from pasture-fed animals
Sunday, November 18, 2012      5 comments

On popular request I wanted to pass on this very useful resource that includes a nationwide list of where to find pasture-fed animals locally and also lots of info on why pasture-raised animals produce better food. www.eatwild.com/... Read more
Day 8 of ketosis
Saturday, November 17, 2012      2 comments

It's been a week and therefore time for an update. I'm still in ketosis but have not lost any more weight. It is still around 131 lbs. I did exercise some but not as much as I would like to. I was still not sleeping that well this past we... Read more
Knitting sweaters for chickens?
Saturday, November 17, 2012      6 comments

I wanted to share this article which may seem funny and a little over the top to some, but it also shows a side of factory farming that we might want to ignore: that birds raised commercially for meat and eggs often do not receive very good care... Read more
1 year of the Wheatbelly team on Spark - Why it matters to me
Friday, November 16, 2012      14 comments

emoticon I want to celebrate this anniversary, because the book "Wheatbelly" by William Davis has made a huge diff... Read more
You kicked the statins to the curb - What to do instead
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      7 comments

I decided I wanted to write this blog right away after posting about the dangers of statin drugs because, after all, it is not a good idea to take something away that may have some effect on high LDL cholesterol levels (although probably not on ... Read more
Jimmy (Moore) is kicking butt, starting with his own, and it's working
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      3 comments

I thought some of you might be interested in Jimmy Moore's progress on his ketogenic diet combined with strength training. ... Read more
Xylitol 10 times more toxic to dogs than chocolate
Tuesday, November 13, 2012      10 comments

As I was researching Xylitol as a sweetener today I found out that it is much more toxic than I thought. It spikes blood sugar in dogs (but not people) and leads to very severe hypolycemia and liver damage in very small dosis and will kill dogs ... Read more
What doctors don't know about the drugs they prescribe
Sunday, November 11, 2012      8 comments

Whether you are a doctor or a patient, this information needs to be spread: www.ted.com/talks/ben_go
prescribe.html Birgit ... Read more
Need info on low-carb approach to heart disease, if possible in German
Saturday, November 10, 2012      7 comments

My Dad suffered a heart attack a few days ago and just received two stents. I know that his obesity and borderline diabetes have contributed as has a family history of heart disease. I did a lot of research online and found some good stuff by Dr... Read more
What is ketosis and why I like it
Saturday, November 10, 2012      6 comments

I want to start out by sharing a link that explains a common misconception about ketosis and keto-acidosis: eatingacademy.com/nutrit
ion/is-ketosis-dangerous Ketosis or keto-adaptation is not dangerous but very helpf... Read more
Back in Ketosis - quickly this time
Friday, November 09, 2012      7 comments

It took only 24 hours this time, a sign that I had not overdone it too badly with the fruit carbs. I can always tell that I'm back in ketosis by the fact that my weight suddenly drops, this time from 132.8 down to 131.2 this morning. As usual... Read more

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