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Health and Nutrition

I Thought of a Good Title for This…But Now I can’t Remember What it Was

1 Feb 2023

I don’t know how many times I’ve used the expression, “I would rather stick rusty needles in my eyeballs.” Like in answer to the question, “would you like to donate to Joe Mercola’s defense fund...

Time-restricted eating…or not…

25 Jan 2023

Nutritional research publications can be maddening.

You Don’t Need a Binder in Your Detox Kit, and You Don’t Need a Detox Kit

13 Jan 2023

“You don’t even know what a binder is when you’re doing a parasite cleanse. I came from Western medicine and I didn’t know what a binder was! We didn’t use those!” So says Kim Rogers, who proclaims...

The Demonization of Dietary Oxalate Has Begun

6 Jan 2023

You could call it The One True Cause of All Diseases Club. Admission is based on whether or not you have a mustache and are willing to twirl it a lot. A volcano lair and a love for petting white...

This Pulp Isn't Fiction

4 Jan 2023

I've often watched people do battle with the albedo, trying meticulously to remove every last vestige before popping a segment of "naked" orange into their mouth. Probably the same people who...

Why the Gospel of Wellness Sells

30 Dec 2022

Running on a treadmill is an appealing analogy for both the search for wellness and the investigation of its claims. A lot of effort goes into it, yet we never seem to get anywhere. At least with...

Yes, having high cholesterol does matter

16 Dec 2022

This article was originally posted in the Montreal Gazette.

Look But Don’t Lick

7 Dec 2022

We are used to getting warnings. The bisphenol A in canned foods will do you in. So will artificial sweeteners. Sugar too. Those yoga pants you wear? They may be rubbing those nasty perfluoroalkyl...

Fiber Follies

23 Nov 2022

The scary headline scooted around the internet. “Diets high in Processed Fiber May Increase Risk of Liver Cancer in Some People.” Unsurprisingly, this prompted lots of questions, including one from...

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