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

Mmmm Vinegar

Since my last post was on alkalizing, and thanks to a facebook thread with Deanna and Kathy, I figured I’d continue with that theme and write about one of my favorite products on planet earth, which was also a staple in my anti-cancer diet:  Apple Cider Vinegar. Apple Cider Vinegar is exactly what it sounds … Continue reading

“Alkalize It” or Why your body’s pH matters

You may or may not remember from high school chemistry class that pH is a measure of the acidity or alkalinity of any substance;  also known as an “acid” or “base”. What many people don’t know is that your body’s internal pH, caused by the food you eat, affects your health. This can be a … 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