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Reactive Hypoglycemia

In the last post on Anorexia, I promised to discuss what I believe to be a very common problem for any long-term dieter ? particularly one that has taken their metabolism down to the extremes seen among underweight anorexics. This is what is deemed ?reactive hypoglycemia. The telltale sign of reactive hypoglycemia, without using a glucose meter, is tremendous hunger and shakiness within an hour...

The Diet Merry-Go-Round Twirls in Norway Too

Here’s another top-notch story from Scandinavia, home of the famous twice-daily slab of margarine on white bread.  My comments throughout are in RED.  When I grew up I was the skinny one, and my little sister, who ate exactly the same food as me, and had the same rules at home as me, was the chubby one. We have a fairly similar body type, but she kept gaining weight, whereas...

Importance of the Basal Metabolism

Here’s a follow-up podcast on the topic of the week – the basal body temperature and its importance in preventing everything from bacterial infection to degenerative diseases, healing wounds, improving the health and strength of hair, skin, and nails, improving white blood cell counts, lowering cholesterol, lowering triglycerides, burning fat more efficiently, and more. 

Checking Basal Body Temperature

In the last post on the decline in body temperature, we talked about the significance of having a warm basal body temperature. What is considered the ideal range and what is the official technique for assurance that your temperature reading is accurate?Broda Barnes is still the Godfather of what is still considered the optimal range for the axillary (armpit) temperature, as he routinely used the...

Body Temperature in Decline

There is really no question that average human body temperature is in decline. Even the New York Times recently wrote an article on the subject, being, as clueless as ever, about the real significance of such a thing.For well over a year now, there has been much focus on the basal body temperature at 180DegreeHealth. This came, in part, as a result of reading all of the books of Broda Barnes,...