Cave Man Diet Advice

Diet Advice from a Cave Man? Oh yes! Jane Brody at the New York Times wrote an article bashing the Paleo Diet, or rather, one meal plan in particular, as if that were the end all and be all of paleo diets. Let’s discuss! Is it practical? Jane calls into question the...

Oxidative Stress

What is Oxidative Stress? We live with it every day. It’s the process that occurs simply be virtue of being alive and needing energy to move and keep ourselves going. Oxidative stress is what happens when our body makes energy, creating free radicals that the...

The Evils of Medication

I prefer not to take medication. This is due to a number of things, including a personal philosophy and also scientific facts about drugs. I believe that the body functions better without micromanaging our chemicals. Most of those chemicals also have euphemistically...

Down with the sickness?

It’s the time of year when the sickness is upon us. That’s right. The sun is starting to hide. Kids are going back to school. Temperatures are dropping and rain is coming more frequently. All of that combines to stress the immune system and colds and flu...

How I beat the asthma monster

My personal asthma story: I’ve mentioned before how diseases are basically a constellation of symptoms that we have labeled as a disease. That’s the case with a lot of diseases that result from inflammation, inflammatory diseases. Asthma is one such disease. I was...
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