Skinny or healthy - which shall it be?
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      12 comments

For those who are scratching their head - no, it is not the same, not at all. In fact if you are skinny but not muscular you are most likely going to end up fat again. Most people go through many cycles of yo-yo dieting and end up losing some ... Read more
Stop feeding cancer with sugar!
Monday, October 14, 2013      3 comments

Eating sugar makes cancer growth more likely and also feeds existing cancer cells. Here is more info: www.greenmedinfo.com/blo
lective-starvation-cancer Birgit... Read more
Something very different - How to talk like a Christian
Monday, October 07, 2013      6 comments

This is on of my pet peeves in dealing with Christians (and yes, I am one, although I don't like the label at all and rather call myself a follower of Jesus Christ). Hope you enjoy this, it's mostly made for young people but a lot of adults co... Read more
Voluntary GMO labeling? A very bad idea for consumers!
Thursday, September 26, 2013      6 comments

Read more here: www.organicconsumers.org
/articles/article_28376.cfm Feel free to copy, discuss etc. Birgit... Read more
Pleeease stop buying so many almonds and almond products!
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      33 comments

I suspect this got some people's attention. After all almonds are the go-to food for low-carb and paleo people, often replacing dairy products, peanut butter, flour etc. There is nothing wrong with almonds, except there are so many other ty... Read more
Organic Consumer's Association -Monsanto Protection Act
Monday, September 23, 2013      7 comments

This is mostly a link to an organization that has done so much good over the years. If you are not familiar with it please check it out. A very pressing issue right now that they are raising awareness about is the issue about GMO foods and ho... Read more
Grain Brain - more about the effect of carbs on the brain
Friday, September 13, 2013      8 comments

This book looks promising. Maybe not that much additional info for people who have done paleo/low-carb for a while, but a good resource for people just learning about the negative effect of grains (incl. whole grains) on our health. ... Read more
How addictive are carbs really?
Tuesday, September 10, 2013      18 comments

Well, it depends on the person. For some people they don't seem to be addictive at all. Unfortunately I'm not in that group. For those people who find carbs addictive often not all carbs are equally addictive. For me the most addictive is sugar ... Read more
And another blog post about Ketosis by Dr. Peter Attia, just published
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      10 comments

bohydrates-can-co-exist I am hoping for a good discussion on this one. ... Read more
Is Ketosis dangerous? Ketosis - a misunderstood state
Monday, August 26, 2013      7 comments

Here are the promised links about ketosis and how it works from an expert in the field: This article is an intro to the topic. eatingacademy.com/nutrit
misunderstood-state-part-i Thi... Read more
Back to Ketosis
Monday, August 26, 2013      5 comments

It was about time after I spent the summer eating plenty of fruit and the occasional piece of chocolate or ice cream with sugar. My blood sugar level responded accordingly. My Ha1c level was up to 6.0 a week ago. I was a bit surprised since my... Read more
GMO's for animals?
Thursday, August 08, 2013      9 comments

This article is about the consequences that GMO corn and soy have on animals. Even if you are a vegan, check this out for your pet's benefit. www.organicconsumers.org
/articles/article_28062.cfm Birgit... Read more
Daniel Pink on Motivation
Thursday, August 01, 2013      12 comments

This talk is a couple of years old but I think it is still very relevant. It talks about how to motivate people and when to rely on extrinsic and intrinsic motivation. There are many ways to apply this to living a healthy lifestyle ourselves and... Read more
National Geographic Article on Sugar
Monday, July 22, 2013      16 comments

This article should help to clarify some things. Enjoy! ngm.nationalgeographic.c
om/2013/08/sugar/cohen-text Birgit... Read more
YES! My daughter is no longer pre-diabetic!
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      28 comments

I could not be any happier to know that my daughter will never again have to deal with fluctuating blood sugar levels and insulin resistance again, much less with the severe health problems that go along with type 2 diabetes. Her latest HA1c tes... Read more

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