Salt. Not the movie, the mineral.

You’ve probably heard that a diet high in sodium is unhealthy because it is a risk factor for Cardiovascular and Kidney Disease.   Processed foods have very high levels of salt, and a diet high in salt actually leads to salt dependence by your body.  This is why you crave salty foods; just like a … Continue reading

Nuts for Coconuts!!!

One of the healthiest foods you aren’t eating is the coconut, and no, Almond Joys don’t count.  I ate coconuts everyday as part of my anti-cancer diet. Now you may have had a pina colada, or coconut in a dish at some point, but very few people I’ve met have ever actually eaten a fresh … Continue reading

Weekday Vegetarianism?

We all know the arguments that being vegetarian is better for your health, the environment, and animals – – but in a carnivorous culture it can be hard to make the change.  Graham Hill has a powerful pragmatic suggestion. Be a weekday vegetarian. This 4 minute video is excellent and neatly summarizes my post-cancer diet. … Continue reading

What I Eat Now, Post-Cancer

Before I got cancer I ate whatever I wanted, which was a lot of processed and cooked food. Micah and I both worked a lot and didn’t prepare fresh meals often.  I ate bacon, eggs and toaster waffles for breakfast; and Super Sized fast food for lunch, which was usually a double cheeseburger, fries and a … Continue reading