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Legacy of a Health Warrior

Published on July 26th, 2017

My friend and colleague, Dr. Ron Schmid, died quietly in his sleep Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the age of 71. I want to honor him today by sharing stories of his courage, integrity and the [&hellip... Read More



Souper Foods for Wound Healing

Published on June 21st, 2017

The top food for wound healing is soup, not readymade supermarket canned or packaged soups, but old-fashioned homemade bone broth. A South American proverb claims “Good broth will resurrect the dead.” Although that is surely an [&hellip... Read More



The Wishbone, Backbone and Funny Bone

Published on November 29th, 2016

Ready to get healthy? “Trade your wishbone for a backbone and get to work.” That good advice came from one of my mentors, the late Hazel Parcells (1889-1996), who vanquished terminal illness and lived to the [&hellip... Read More



Cellulite: The Bottom Line

Published on November 11th, 2016

Do you like to joke that cellulite is your body’s way of saying “I’m sexy in braille”? Do you think that NOTHING can be done about it? Then this blog is for you. Let’s first clear [&hellip... Read More



Corpse Juice, Uncodly Oils and other Creepy Foods

Published on October 27th, 2016

Halloween’s coming up, and the blogosphere is abuzz with pictures of “creepy foods.” So what are these creepy foods? Mostly heart, liver, kidneys, sweetbread, tripe and other “offal” choices.  Bones look especially gruesome in blood-curdling photos [&hellip... Read More



Fermented Cod Liver Oil: Still on the Hook!

Published on September 9th, 2016

Hook, Line and Stinker: The Truth about Fermented Cod Liver Oil came out a year ago, and stirred up quite a fuss in the Weston A. Price Foundation, paleo and real food communities. For those who [&hellip... Read More


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Earth Day 2016: Should we give up meat?

Published on April 19th, 2016

Earth Day’s coming up on Friday, and most of us will have fun opportunities to participate in edu-taining events. Unfortunately, way too much of the talk will focus on plant-based diets, with vegan diets recommended as [&hellip... Read More



NSAIDS for Inflammation? Think Again.

Published on April 12th, 2016

For decades now Advil, Aleve, Midol, Motrin, aspirins and other non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) have been the go-to drugs for headaches, aching joints, menstrual cramps and other symptoms of painful inflammation.  Doctors widely recommend them, they’ve [&hellip... Read More



Does Fiber Have a Dark Side?

Published on March 29th, 2016

Humans are omnivores with a mixed feeder’s teeth and digestive system.  If we were meant to be herbivores we’d have mouths designed to chew cud and four big stomachs to hold and process it.  Yet the myth [&hellip... Read More

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