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the virtues of coconut water

Stacy S., organizer of my San Diego event last week (I will blog about it this week, just waiting for photos), that I should write more about coconut oil. How about the liquid, or water, of the coconut? Thanks for the help on this, Jenny Cook: It’s an amazing alternative to water – low in […]

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Should I Take Multivitamins? Part 3 of 5 now!

You know from my last two days’ posts what I think about the false safety net of multivitamins. I was not trying to being comprehensive when I suggest that some specific supplementation may be appropriate for some people. (Note that I was responding to the question, “Should I take MULTIVITAMINS?” Not “Should I ever take […]

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Should I Take Multivitamins? Part 2 of 2

If I were going to be a sailor on a ship for 6 months with no fruits or vegetables available, would I take a vitamin supplement? Sure I would. To avoid deficiency diseases like scurvy and rickets. But living in this land of abundance, with fruits and vegetables from all over the world in 5 […]

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The Healthiest Foods On Earth

One of my favorite nutrition writers is Jonny Bowden.   Hope you enjoy his corroboration of what I’ve been saying all this time, that whole foods are The Answer, not obsessively counting grams of whatever.   This is from Forbes online: The Healthiest Foods On Earth By Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., CNS, is a board-certified nutritionist […]

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the best food dehydrator on the market . . . part 1 of 3

Today I’m telling you about one of my favorite tools for incorporating fantastic plant-food nutrition into your diet.   This is my favorite appliance, second only to the BlendTec Total Blender.   It’s the Excalibur dehydrator, my “oven,” the best rated food dehydrator in the world.   See if the person who loves you most […]

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Another reason to be cautious about supplements

How many bottles of half-used supplements are on your shelves?   Tell me. I’ve got so many I bet it’s between 100 and 200.   I’ve been told for years and years to take this and that and the other thing.   I would try, but more often than not, I’d forget.   Now I’m […]

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