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The Salt Fix Review

The Salt Fix Review

A review of The Salt Fix by Dr. James DiNicolantonio, including a Q&A with Dr. DiNicolantonio on salt consumption and issues with studies done on salt.

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30 Days on a Whole Food Plant Based Diet - Featured Picture

Thirty Days on a Whole-Food Plant Based Diet

30 Days on a Whole Food Plant Based Diet - Title Picture

Not long ago I reviewed Dr Michael Greger’s book How Not to Die, and at the end of the review I said I was  sufficiently convinced to give up eating animal products for a month and document the results. The month came and went, and the results are in. Want to know how it went? Read on to find out. Spoiler – I successfully managed not to die!

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How to Break a Sugar Addiction

Breaking a sugar addiction is easier than you might think. I’ve done it, and you can too with the help of some discipline and dark chocolate.

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How Not to Die, by Dr. Michael Greger – a Review

How Not to Die by Michael Greger - a Review

“How Not to Die” is certainly a provocative title.  

On the one hand, a title like this could be considered the equivalent of literary clickbait. On the other hand, it makes a great eye-catcher and it certainly worked to grab my attention. In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger MD discusses the state of current research on fifteen top causes of premature death in the U.S. and explains how changes in diet and lifestyle, namely eliminating animal products from your diet, can be more effective than medications and supplements for the prevention and reversal of disease. Does he succeed in making his case? Read on to find out.

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Bite the Bullet and Try Bulletproof Matcha Tea Today

Green Goo That’s Good For You

I’m going to just come out and say it – I’m not a big fan of coffee.

Blasphemy! Heresy! Apostasy!

Whatever. I’ve never developed a taste for the bitterness of roasted coffee, so I typically choose tea instead. When the bulletproof coffee craze came along, I gave it a try because I figured the fat would help cut the bitterness. It does in fact help cut the bitterness and I drank bulletproof coffee regularly for a time as a morning meal replacement to help ease my transition to intermittent fasting  (no eating between 7pm-11am). Once I had fully transitioned I went back to drinking tea, but I missed the smooth buttery taste of bulletproof coffee. Sadly, none of the teas I like really jive with being mixed with fats. Then I found matcha and everything changed. Read on to find out how.

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Small Batch Artisanal Raw Honey Infused With Sprouted Garlic

Brought to you by the “Because plain artisanal raw honey is too mainstream” department

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I got the idea for this from a post on David Wolfe’s blog about the health benefits of combining raw honey and garlic. I like garlic and I like honey, so I decided to see if they go great together like peanut butter and chocolate, or if they’re a bad combination like alcohol and bitter tears. Which is it? Let’s find out!

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