Monthly Archives: September 2014

Very Small Significant Things

Each passing week brings more news that the biggest thing in your body that affects your health and wellbeing is also the smallest thing in your body. It is your micro biome. There are ten times more microbes living in … Continue reading

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They Aren’t Evil, By Definition

There is a scene in the documentary “Fed Up” where a US Senator from Iowa says “I don’t know how they sleep at night,” as he is discussing the lies that big food producers will tell under oath during testimony … Continue reading

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Documentary Day

Lots of really great movies exist that exist to educate us all on how to get off of the Western Diet treadmill. I have not seen them all, but the ones that I have seen have always led me further … Continue reading

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Yeah, But, Zero Calories…..

I remember a couple of months ago I was going on about the bacteria that live in our guts. Some bacteria really thrive on stuff we eat, and usually, it’s things that we can’t digest. They can turn those foods … Continue reading

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Antibiotic Resistance

Frontline will be airing a program about antibiotic resistance in humans and sub-therapeutic antibiotic use in our food animals. Here is the trailer. According to the teaser trailer for the documentary, antibiotic resistance in humans is on the rise, as … Continue reading

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Irish Kids Try Our Sweets

Here is a fun little video of some Irish kids trying out some of our processed food products. Not being addicted and used to eating forty teaspoons of sugar per day, they are noticeably troubled at the flavors and textures … Continue reading

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Drink Pop

Today in the New York Times we learn that, out of the goodness of their hearts, major soft drink manufacturers have agreed to cut the number of calories we drink by one fifth over then next ten years. They are … Continue reading

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