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Calorie myth

“The Calorie Myth” – book review According to Alan Watts, a philosopher who translated Eastern religion to Western terms, “a myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world”. This could describe the calorie theory. This article reviews the book, “The Calorie Myth“, by Jonathan Bailor, published in …

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Chrono-nutrition

Chrono-nutrition – briefly Chrono-nutrition is based on the idea that your digestive system functions slightly differently at different times of the day. For example, in the morning, you may have an “acid wave” after sleeping and waking up. In the evening, you may tend to be more alkaline. To absorb and assimilate the nutrients in …

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Why avoid wheat? How?

Why cut wheat? How? Wheat (wheat flour) is found in bread, pasta, cereal, couscous, noodles, cookies, pastry, pizza, and many packaged food products. Wheat flour is white powder that has been milled. They usually start with wheat (Triticum Aestivum) that has been genetically modified (hybridized) for many, many years to satisfy the demands of commercial …

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Why avoid dairy? How?

Why avoid dairy? How? Pasteurized, cow’s dairy (milk, cheese, and yogurt) has most if not all of the nutrients removed during the processing and heat treatment. Be aware that much industrial dairy is from cows fed on growth hormones, antibiotics, and painkilllers. Dairy can cause congested sinuses or mucus in many people. If your sinuses …

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Biochemical individuality

“Biochemical Individuality” – book review The chemistry of your body is unique to you. This simple fact is often overlooked in mountains of statistics and rivers of metabolic pathways on standardized diagrams. “Biochemical Individuality“, by Professor Roger Williams, PhD, was first published in 1956. Dr. Williams described wide anatomical and physiological variations among people. His …

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Detox

Detox – why? how? Summary We live in a toxic world. Get used to it. Do not be afraid. The answer is to detox yourself daily, gently, via your food, consciously choosing what you eat and what you do not eat. Your health depends on it. Environmental toxins are not limited to poisonous mushrooms and …

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Blood type eating

Blood type eating – briefly This article refers to two books: “Eat Right 4 Your Type“, by Dr. Peter D’Adamo ND, published in 1996 and updated in 2016,  and “Dr. Mozzi’s diet. Blood types and food combinations“, Dr. Piero Mozzi, translated from Italian in 2017. Your blood type is genetic, but your genes are not …

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Acid-alkaline balance

Acid-alkaline balance – briefly This article refers to the books and methods of Dr. Stephen Domenig MD, “The Alkaline Cure“, and Dr. Eva-Maria Kraske MD, “The Acid-Alkaline Balance“. Dr. Kraske’s book is available in German, French, and Spanish, but not in English. An acid-alkaline balance is not a new idea, although the connection to food …

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Macro-nutrients

Macro-nutrients – briefly Macro-nutrients are required in larger amounts than micro-nutrients. Macro-nutrients include: water, protein, such as eggs, fish, and beef, fats, such as nuts, seeds, and oils, carbohydrates, such as vegetables, fruits, and starch. Official, academic nutrition tends to look at the minute details of how these macro-nutrients nutrients are digested. They draw complicated …

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