Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: Should I take multivitamins? If so, which kind? Answer: No. Whole foods, 60-80% raw, what I teach you, covers your nutritional needs. One of the tougher things to get from your diet is omega fatty acids, but a little bit of flaxseed, or flax oil, several times a week (or fish oils, a [...]32 Comments • Continue Reading →
Check out this Consumer Reports review of protein powders. I’ve said for a long time that 99 percent of them are anywhere from difficult to digest, to toxic. Here’s proof: http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine-archive/2010/july/food/protein-drinks/overview/index.htm If you feel you need extra protein, hopefully you’ve been disabused of the idea that you have to eat lots of animal flesh to [...]12 Comments • Continue Reading →
Today I was driving in my little town of Lindon and came to a 4-way stop. I waited an obligatory few seconds before pulling into the intersection. I paid no attention to whether it was my turn–because I was deep in thought, totally distracted. So after I pulled out, probably cutting someone else off who [...]17 Comments • Continue Reading →
Yesterday, pee. Today, poop. Green bowel movements are completely normal (that’s the plant fiber in all those greens you’re eating!). Take a look at the horse poo you see along the road, if you live where you can see horses. It’s indicative of what they eat (alfalfa, all plant foods). You [...]38 Comments • Continue Reading →
Who you gonna call, Part VI Pricey skin creams, technologies, proprietary extracts and processes . . .
Continuing down the equal opportunity path of busting up overpriced network-marketed “health” products–I’ve tried many of them over the years, from NuSkin to Arbonne to MaryKay to Melaleuca. Maybe some of them have given me better skin as a result. But now, instead of little tubes of $30 creams, I put a little [...]19 Comments • Continue Reading →