Category Archives: Healthful Eating

Death by Food Pyramid by Denise Minger

For years I have been frustrated with what I call the brainwashing of our society about what foods are healthy. Even medical professionals routinely recommend dangerously unhealthy diets to their patients. Where is the confusion coming from? Denise Minger hits the nail on the head with her new book, Death by Food Pyramid, and clearly […]

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THE SKINNY ON FATS

We have been misled nutritionally for decades and I want you to know the truth. Here it is. Fats are good for you. Good fats are good for you, that is.   Good fats are natural fats such as animal fats (beef, lamb, pork, chicken, duck, goose, butter, ghee), full fat dairy (preferably cultured), fish, […]

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RESTART Sugar Detox starts January 24th and January 26th

Nutritional Therapist and Transformational Coach, Lisa Lord, is running a 5-week program called RESTART.  3 weeks of the program is a Sugar Detox, with one week on each end to ease in and out of the detox. There are two sessions beginning next week: The evening session begins Tuesday, January 24th, from 6:45-8pm, and the […]

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The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease

Are butter, cheese and steak really bad for you? The dubious science behind the anti-fat crusade This Wall Street Journal Article does a good job explaining why we ought to be eating what our grandparents or great-grandparents were putting on the table, i.e. eat butter, whole milk dairy, all kinds of meat, olive oil and […]

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RESTART Sugar Detox March 2017

Nutritional Lisa Lord is running a 5-week program called RESTART. 3 weeks of the program is a Sugar Detox, with one week on each end to ease in and out of the detox. It will be held Tuesdays 6:45-8:00 and  Thursdays from 8:30-9:45 – start date in March TBA. The cost is $150. It is […]

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Bone Broth

3 lb of marrow bones or beef shank bones* 2 lb of left over roasted chicken carcass, chicken bones or chicken backs and necks* (optional) 2 quarts of veggie compost (i.e. scraps) including: onions, garlic, scallion, leek ends carrot, ginger peels and ends celery tops kale stalks cabbage extras stems and leaves of parsley, cilantro, thyme

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The China Study Revisited

Health writer Denise Minger takes on established wisdom re: raw vegan diets. Spurred by her own negative experiences with raw food, she analyzed the data presented by T. Colin Campbell in his book The China Study and extracted new insights. Hear her discuss her findings in this True Nature Radio podcast. Minger’s interview is an […]

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The Cruciferous Family: A Crash Course

Cruciferous veggies – cabbage, kale, and broccoli chief among them – are well-known nutritional powerhouses. To really squeeze the most from them, though, try these culinary cheats: Among other enzymes, cabbage etc. contain myrosinase enzymes and glucosinolates. These enzymes peak when paired; the simplest way to combine them is to chop the leaves and let […]

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Satured Fat Not Necessarily Linked to Heart Disease

Even our best and brightest have to eat occasional crow. But that crow’s fat content may be the least of our worries. Read the New York Times Blog’s analysis of a new study challenging the link between saturated fat and heart disease.

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Year of the Horse

The 30th of January 2014 begins the Year of the Wood Horse. The wood horse symbolizes traveling, adventure, speedy success and ACTION. Listen to your senses and follow your intuition. Hard work and focus early in the year pay dividends by summer solstice. This year is likely to be hot and wild, and can be […]

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