Fluoride is Poison

In 1945 local water treatment facilities began to add sodium fluoride to our water supply. Ever wondered why?  Well you’re about to find out! The first thing you should know is that the fluoride they put in our water is not a pharmaceutical grade additive. Sodium Fluoride is an industrial waste byproduct from aluminum manufacturing. … Continue reading

Freakonomics and Cancer Treatment

Economist Steven Levitt and writer Stephen Dubner are two awesome dudes who teamed up to write two of my favorite books in the last few years: Freakonomics and SuperFreakonomics.  They use research and statistical analysis to solve some of the most complex riddles of modern life.  Absolutely fascinating stuff. I was thrilled to discover in … Continue reading

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

Mutant Milk: Kicking the Sacred Cow

In case you hadn’t noticed, the dairy industry is spending millions of dollars every year to convince you that you need to drink milk, like superman here. When I was a kid their slogan was, “Milk, it does a body good,” and for the last 17 years they’ve paid hundreds of celebrities to pose with a … Continue reading

Corn: not a vegetable, not healthy

Although most folks think of corn as a vegetable, it’s actually a high starch grain. And you may be surprised to know that it has very little health benefit compared to other produce, which is why we don’t really eat much of it anymore in our house. King Corn is a independent documentary film about … Continue reading

Tea Up!

Another key component in my cancer fight was drinking copious amounts of herbal tea.  Especially the ones with high anti-oxidant and immune boosting properties.  Most days I would have a hot cup in the morning, iced herbal tea with meals, and a hot cup before bed.  I highly recommend you get these super healthy teas … 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

Why I didn’t do Chemo

Like I’ve said before, I am not a doctor or a scientist.  I am a self-educated chemo-free cancer survivor and I often have people contact me who want to know more. So I am going to explain in the simplest terms what I have come to understand and believe to be true about chemotherapy; and … Continue reading