Coconut Oil Giveaway and Recipes!

I’ve sent people to Mountain Rose Herbs for their extra virgin, cold-pressed coconut oil, for years. I’ve never had a complaint, because their product is fabulous, and we’ve gotten tons of testimonials about skin conditions clearing and other exciting benefits of beginning to use this lauric acid-rich, medium chain fatty acid (missing in most people’s…

Anti-perspirants and shaving….do they cause breast cancer too?

Antiperspirants and underarm shaving cause breast cancer, too! Dr. Kris McGrath, M.D. of Chicago published a study of 400 breast cancer survivors, in the European Journal of Cancer Prevention. Women who aggressively shave and use antiperspirant had a diagnosis of breast cancer 22 years earlier than non-users. The most obvious conclusion is that tiny nicks…

I need to gain some weight! Part 2 of 3

But some of the uber-thin are actually not digesting food and are quite unhealthy. They might be eating as much junk as the overweight people are, but because of chronic gut issues, they are not absorbing nutrition—not even calories, but certainly not minerals and many vitamins as well. Last week after a tennis match, both…

Nutrition is usually a gradual process of changes and improvement!

I think it’s important you know how gradual my health changes were. Because I don’t want you to be discouraged if you like how you feel eating whole foods, but your problems didn’t disappear overnight. I’ve written about 21 health problems I had in my 20’s that have all gone the way of the Dodo.…

CHI Recipes, part 2 of 2

Sweetened Almond Milk 1 cup raw almonds, soaked overnight and drained 4 cups filtered water 4 dates (pitted) or ¼ cup chopped dates ½ tsp vanilla Blend until very smooth (about 2 minutes) in BlendTec. Optionally, if you want smooth milk without sediment, strain with nut milk bag, or cheesecloth. Use pulp in green smoothies…

More garden recipes, and a bedside update….

Thanks for all your kind emails and Facebook messages. I’ve been sleeping 12 hours a night since my accident Saturday; still unable to walk or do much of anything without acute/stabbing pain in my lower back/hip, and I wonder if it’s nerve damage, as I landed approximately on my hip’s sciatic nerve. I am hoping…