All I think about is CANCER…on ‘quacks’….

I had a lovely lunch yesterday with reader who is a documentary filmmaker. After reading all of your comments on this blog series this week, she wrote me, “I think you have a tiger by the tail here.” I have a prediction. As I make a documentary and develop a web site exploring the various…

All I think about is cancer…Dr. Max Gerson

Yesterday over 10,000 people read the blog, and I’m grateful for the comments made here, especially by those who have battled cancer, or been the primary support for a child, spouse, or parent. I am deeply moved by your stories. Possibly the most fascinating figure in “alternative health” for cancer treatment is Dr. Max Gerson,…

hot dogs as bad for you as cigarettes?

Thanks to alert reader Lowana, for sending me this article about hot dogs. I think the very first nutrition study I read in my 20’s was about childhood cancer. The study found only one commonality in the children who had developed cancer, versus the control group: they consumed 11+ hot dogs per month. (Yes, I…

Jim’s response to my article on GOITROGENS

These are author Jim Simmons’ blog comment in response to my latest report on goitrogens and cruciferous vegetables. I feel it deserves front-and-center attention: Regarding oxalates and other anti-nutrients: recently Dr. Mercola went at it again with fear-mongering toward ‘all’ whole grains and even a variety of vegetables. By the time he got done with…

My comments about preventive antibiotics, part 2 of 3

The problem I have with this issue Dr. L brought up is that many docs would currently rather nuke everybody with AB because they are so fearful of liability and a very rare complication. They’d rather blanket us all in drugs as a preventative, rather than trust the immune system and deal with that rare…

Is raw spinach bad for me?

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: I bought your book, borrowed my friend’s Blendtec, then bought my own after I learned how much I love the greensmoothiegirl way. I just returned from visiting my in-laws out of town and my MIL is trying to tell me cooked spinach is better for you then raw and in a smoothie. Please…