Co-existing with cancer, or curing it?

Of course, every cancer patient hopes for the words “remission” or even better, “cure.” Those things are possible and do happen regularly, especially with early-stage cancers. But, one thing that has been a surprise to me in my studies thus far is that practitioners almost universally talk about how cancer does not have to be…

I need to gain some weight! Part 1 of 3

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: I have a slight dilemma:  we have been working toward a whole foods lifestyle and I have 12 Steps to Whole Foods.  I have a supportive husband who is losing weight like me.  I’m ecstatic, him not so much.  He is 6 ft and 165 lbs and would love to be 175.  He…

Parenting and Nutrition: I hate being the bad guy, part 3 of 3

Oprah always says, “When you know better, you do better.” I believe that. There’s a lag that frustrates many of us, between our behavior versus our knowledge. (You’ve educated yourself about the effects of dairy and sugar. And still you eat it. You’re mad at yourself. You sometimes feel you’re the only one. You’re not!)…

An open letter to practitioners of Oncology

Dear Oncology Practitioner: Let’s lay down the weapons, and take up a flashlight instead. Let’s shine the light on whether cutting, burning, and poisoning really work. Let’s care about the human body’s sanctity, and the need we have for our immune system for the rest of our lives, more than we care about debate, defensiveness,…

Dr. Mercola attacks the China Study: clash of the titans

When Joe Mercola contradicts the basics of nutrition taught on GreenSmoothieGirl.com and in my books, we get hundreds of emails. Mercola’s newsletter yesterday supposedly exposes the “DARK SIDE” of the China Study. I’m not going to link to it and therefore give it a higher page rank. It doesn’t deserve it. Before undertaking to explain…