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and the oxalate controversy rages on……

We got lots of interesting email in response to my rebuttal to the wildly exaggerated and completely undocumented article posted by one “Sarah, the Healthy Home Economist” that tells people not to drink green smoothies and says they can “devastate” your health. Heidi, a “low oxalate” blogger / site owner wrote a response. I like […]

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Can green smoothies “DEVASTATE” your health?

Sarah the Healthy Home Economist online recently posted an article about how green smoothies can “DEVASTATE” your health.  The content was so unsubstantiated that at first I refused to respond to it. But Amanda said, “She has a big audience and people are freaking out about it.” Sarah cites the oxalates phenomenon, wherein a natural […]

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Root canals….at the root of much disease?

Root canals are another toxic practice. Over 20 million root canal surgeries are done each year in the U.S. alone. I unfortunately have had two of them, before I knew how dangerous they are, or that I had any other option. Dr. James Howenstine says, “Many chronic diseases, perhaps most, are a result of root […]

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amalgam fillings—friend or foe?

I never thought twice about letting the dentist pack mercury into my teeth. Then, with that mercury “safely” packed into my cranium, I cracked ice with my teeth relentlessly for many years. Ten years ago I learned about the importance of getting the mercury OUT of my mouth, and I had my totally traditional dentist […]

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Anti-nutrients….are you letting them scare you off whole foods? Part 2 of 3

Phytates.  Science actually knows very little about these anti-nutrients that some say rob your body of minerals. Sally Fallon’s book Nourishing Traditions teaches how to soak grains to neutralize phytates. (I discuss this issue and, for ease of digestion, teach it as an option in Step 9 of 12 Steps to Whole Foods, too.) However, […]

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DIRTY ELECTRICITY! Our reader does a science experiment—cell phones kill algae!

GSG reader Susan L. wrote us that her son did his science fair experiment with the xZubi technology that you put on the back of your cell phone (also your PC monitors, microwave, TV screen, etc.). The cell phone with no protection killed the algae growing in the petri dish. The xZubi-protected phone killed nothing—the […]

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Type 1 Diabetes: is it a life sentence? part 1 of 2

Never do I get more angry and defensive messages than when I write about Type 1 diabetes. (That’s okay—I’m going to talk about it anyway.) Diabetes costs the U.S. $174 billion per year, more than all our recent wars combined. It’s worth talking about and exploring what can be done! If I allow a person […]

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Seven reasons not to drink soda, part 2 of 2

Here are seven kicks in the pants, to help you quit the soda habit: 1. SODA BRAIN! Brominated vegetable oil, or BVO, is added to soft drinks. It’s an industrial chemical used in plastics as a flame retardant. (It’s also in sports drinks.) It is known to cause nerve disorders and memory loss. It builds […]

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What would you do if your child got cancer? part 3 of 3

Here’s my own answer to Emily’s question, what would I do if my child had cancer. (She implies this: I wouldn’t want the recommended treatment.) I would research and find case law to support me (such as Abraham Cherrix, whose case did not exist when Parker Jensen’s family was attacked). I would study PubMed and […]

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What would you do if your child got cancer? part 2 of 3

I met Parker Jensen’s family nearly a decade ago when Parker was told he had Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare but deadly cancer of the bone/soft tissues. Parker’s grandfather was a holistic healer and chiropractor, and Parker’s parents are educated and tenacious about protecting and caring for their five children. I met the family because I […]

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