Blue Zones Bullshit

Many months ago I worked up a solid draft about the Blue Zones charade. I didn’t publish it right away, but knew someday that I would. And folks, Blue Zones Kitchen hitting #1 on all of Amazon this week is just the catalyst I needed to enthusiastically call bullshit on the what has been bothering me for a long, long time: this phony Blue Zones fad. Recently, someone who I’ve known...

Dissolving Stress with the Higher Mind

You have what some behavioral experts refer to as?a higher and lower mind, and they function very differently in how they perceive reality. The lower mind is the mental state you may go to when you haven’t had a chance to think things over. We’ve all had experiences where we had an initial negative reaction to something and threw a tantrum. Later, looking at the whole situation from...

Become a Successful Writer in 4 Simple Steps

Those of you who have communicated with me directly know that I am always eager to engage in a conversation about how people can forge their own unique path in terms of?what they do for a living. And now, as my health research has come to an apex of sorts, I find that eagerness growing. It’s been seven years since I signed up to start?a?mysterious thing called a “blog.” My...

Red Light and Near-Infrared Radiation: Powerful Healing Tools You’ve Never Heard of

New 2015 version of this article has been published. Check it out. -Vladimir 1. Preface “Penetrating red light is possibly the fundamental anti-stress factor for all organisms.The chronic deficiency of such light is, I think, the best explanation for the deterioration which occurs with aging.”?- Ray Peat * During the last summer, I spent quite a lot time reading Ray Peat’s...

Are White Flour and White Sugar bad for you?

By Matt Stone The slow trickle of books in an increasing number of formats continues. That latest is the revised version (put out in September)?of the original Diet Recovery now in paperback. You can order that on Amazon HERE. It’s also available as an audiobook in case you missed that announcement as well. Click HERE to listen. I originally wrote Diet Recovery with a belief that a diet...

Adrenal Fatigue: The Rebound

By Julia Gumm Full disclosure: This article just might suck. Please keep reading, but my usual flair for wit, sensical sentences and my (at least) rudimentary grasp of grammar might be lacking. And there’s a reason for that. The reason is, I am operating under a certain haze of exhaustion. I’ve spent the past few days lying in bed, nursing cravings for gallons of orange juice, dark...