Magnesium- do you have enough?

Magnesium is necessary for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body, and some sources say >80% of Americans are deficient. It’s easy to become deficient for 2 reasons: 1) Most soil lacks either magnesium, or the microbes that are responsible for delivering magnesium to plants. 2) Magnesium is burned up by stress… whether stressContinue reading “Magnesium- do you have enough?”

Could depression be an allergic reaction to inflammation?

If depression is caused by inflammation, then it’s not strictly a Prozac deficiency (pharmaceuticals are indeed the answer for some people, but not for all.) With or without a prescription, seeking out the root cause of depression is the ideal ultimate goal. The following are excerpts from this article from FeelGuide.com “People suffering from depressionContinue reading “Could depression be an allergic reaction to inflammation?”

Saturated Fat Redeemed!!!!

Time Magazine’s cover story for June 2014 was called “Ending the War on Fat”, by Bryan Walsh. My reaction? HALLELUJAH! ABOUT TIME!! And then I smugly patted myself on the back because I’ve been preaching that for many years now. …Then, I wrote my own article published on Augusta Free Press (see below). …Then, I went andContinue reading “Saturated Fat Redeemed!!!!”

Gluten-Free is NOT a Hoax

I just posted the comment below in response to a blog post called¬†“The Gluten Hoax”. It made me sufficiently aggravated, that I wanted to share my thoughts here on my blog. I know this is just one dude saying silly things that are offensive to the many people who are suffering from the effects ofContinue reading “Gluten-Free is NOT a Hoax”

Top 5 reasons to try going gluten-free

Everyone’s talking about gluten… but do you really know what it is? Quickie definition: it’s the main protein in wheat and it can really hurt some people. But wait. We’ve been eating wheat for thousands of years… if it were so bad, why hasn’t it killed us by now?! Plus wheat is delicious! Why onContinue reading “Top 5 reasons to try going gluten-free”

Pass the sugar, Sugar!

Sweet things are good. Nicknames like “sweetie pie” and “sugar” have more than positive connotations. But, the tables turn when we’re talking about food & nutrition. Humans have primal impulses to seek out foods that are sweet because they were harder to find in Nature. Really, what were the choices? Berries, honey & sugar cane.Continue reading “Pass the sugar, Sugar!”

Americans eat poison that’s banned in other countries

The familiarity of your Grocery Store Landscape can make you think it’s a reasonable representation of “food”… but if you live in the USA, that’s not necessarily the case.¬†Let’s put our food in perspective. Would you like to globalize your perspective on “normal food”? Let’s take a look at 8 foods that are common here,Continue reading “Americans eat poison that’s banned in other countries”