In 2003, at the age of 36, I had a serious scare as I was putting on makeup one morning. I noticed a knot in the right side of my neck and immediately called my family doctor to set up an appointment for the next day.
I have heard a lot of amazing cases, but this is the first one where a patient, just hours from surgery, Googles his way out of a bypass by finding information about a diet for reversing heart disease. He heads down a path of health on a plant-based diet. I had the pleasure of hearing […]
In February 2015, I got results back from a vitamin D blood test that I had been waiting on to determine the outcome of an experiment I had been doing over the winter, which was to forgo supplements and get my vitamin D naturally from the sun. Getting enough sun in Western North Carolina I’ve been told repeatedly that, because of where I live […]
The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for protein was established in the early 1940s and has been officially sanctioned ever since. The RDA is NOT a minimum requirement (minimum requirement is 5-6% total diet calories). RDA for protein is 0.8 grams protein per kilogram/body weight– (8 to-10% of total diet calories) It is the average requirement […]
How to Increase Bone Density Naturally Fracture rates are highest in countries that consume the most dairy and calcium. Countries that consume little or no milk, dairy or calcium supplements have 50% to 70% lower fracture rates. The World Health Organization coined the term the calcium paradox because the places where they’re told to ‘drink […]