Category: Diet and Nutrition

Getting Your Fix Fixed

I was flipping through the channels over the weekend and I came across this horrific show called Toddlers and Tiaras. Because I am so generally curious and often an abject glutton for observing the sublime beauty and insanity of people, my flipping thumb froze and there I was watching this thing. The show reveals the […]

Mission: Ice Cream

Last night, I drove to a local Supermarket. I never go to this particular Supermarket. Ever. I just got in the car and went, with the whole family piled into the car and their faces molded into a permanent look of “Huh?” Mission: Ice Cream. At that point, nothing was more on my mind, more […]

Fibrocystic Breast Disease & Iodine

Fibrocystic Breast Disease (FBD) is a condition where the breasts contain varying sized painful cysts.  The overall structure of the breast tissue changes include hyperplasia (increased cells) and mostly fibrosis or hardening.  The disease is widespread and increasing in prevalence, affecting approximately 80% of North American women compared to only 3% in a report from 1928.  […]

Chia: The Rediscovered Aztec Superfood

The South American seed known as Chia seed gained some popularity when people started planting them on little clay animals.  Chuh Chuh Chuh Chia…remember?  This seed has far more potential as a “nutritional powerhouse” than a “vegetative animal for your house” and is one of the best things you can add to your diet, whether […]

Vitamin “Hormone” D

Vitamin “Hormone” D is an amazing vitamin responsible for a multitude of physiological functions in your body.  And it seems that this potent energizing cancer-protecting “pro hormone” is epidemically low across the population.  Let’s explore this underestimated vitamin that is making a epic return to the forefront of medicine, why it’s important, and why most […]

A Low Salt Diet is Deadly!

The incessant proclamation we have all heard from the medical community for years is that high sodium (salt) diets lead to hypertension (high blood pressure).  It is simply not true.  Our bodies crave salt for a multitude of natural functions, including the proper functioning of our heart and maintaining proper, lowered, blood pressure.  In fact, […]