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Why Healthy Diets Fail

By Matt Stone There is a lot of hype surrounding various “healthy diets.” I too had a religious faith that a nutritious and wholesome diet would deliver unspeakable vitality. The science seemed to be there, testimonials left and right, and it “just made so much sense.” But, when I tried various versions of what seemed like the optimal diet at the time, it didn’t...

Adrenal Fatigue: Getting Back to Basics

By Julia Gumm Adrenal Fatigue is one of those shadowy -?is it real or isn’t it, kind of dis-eases that sort of hangs around the periphery of medicine. Sure, it’s often an accessory to the crimes of high blood pressure, back pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia and allergies- but for some reason, doctors are loathe to pin the patsy on these inconspicuous perps. Nope, they’re off the...

Why Vegan Diets Fail

Most people assume that vegan diets fail?and cause people to become scrawny, emaciated, asexual, anemic, thin-haired, bloated, and frigid because it lacks animal products. Or protein. I’m not so sure. While we do seem to have a biological need for animal-sourced nutrients like vitamin B-12,?and a big deficiency there will certainly cause some issues, my suspicions on why vegan diets (and...

Your Body is Mostly Water? Not Exactly

?Your blood is like a soup that needs to be seasoned just right. [Eat for Heat] helps to teach you what to watch for so you don’t screw up your “soup” by drinking too many fluids (which waters it down) or not seasoning it enough (with things like carbohydrates and salt). ~Dr. Garrett Smith; Review of Eat for Heat: The Metabolic Approach to Food and Drink We often hear that our...

Seizures in Infants and Children

While I’m not the almighty authority on such a topic, nor is it my bread n’ butter specialty, I feel compelled to share some basic insights on seizures in infants and children. Plus?man,?November is?Epilepsy Awareness month. I got your awareness right here! This will not be an exhaustive and comprehensive look into this problem. Rather, the intent of this post is to help parents of...