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2007 Reading List

* Denotes work of particular significance and/or exceptional integrity(Chronological order as they were read)…The Maker’s DietJordan Rubin*Nourishing TraditionsSally FallonCholesterol MythsUffe RavnskovEnzyme NutritionEdward Howell*Nutrition and Physical DegenerationWeston PricePottenger’s CatsFrancis PottengerCaffeine BluesStephen CherniskeEat Fat Lose FatSally FallonWaking...

100% Pure Adrenaline

For all males of my generation, this title should conjure up memories of Patrick Swayze and Keanu in Body Glove wetsuits, being crushed by gnarly waves. For everyone else, don’t worry about it. This week’s edition is dedicated to legendary gastronomic prodigy James ?Cornbread? Naquin, Jr., who has noticed that the high stress lifestyle of the restaurant industry is physically and...

Overweight and Starving?

In October I devoured Good Calories Bad Calories by Gary Taubes, a nutritional masterpiece of sorts, but I’ve yet to share much of the beauty of this book. It is one of the most intelligently written books I’ve ever encountered. Nowhere does it repeat the rhetoric of today’s McNutrition. It seeks, quite objectively, the truth about what causes obesity, type II Diabetes, heart...

Heil Schwarzbein! (New Version)

We are drowning in what I call ?nutritional minutiae. There is an endless stream of breaking news about such and such phytonutrient’s cancer-preventing properties, the latest antioxidant ?discovery? and on and on and on. On top of all that, there is a relentless fuss over pesticides, GMO’s, soy estrogens, and more. And then mainstream nutritionists focus on vitamins and minerals as...

The Schmiznit

This past week I had the great fortune of reading Traditional Foods Are Your Best Medicine by Ron Schmid, N.D., who is also the author of the Untold Story of Milk. This book is rock solid, perhaps the finest book I’ve read on the topic of nutrition. Schmid covers many things that Sally Fallon and others whom I highly respect cover in their books, but this nearly flawless book was...