Controversial plant-free diets have helped some people with serious, stubborn health problems regain their quality of life.
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March 31, 2019
DHA—an essential omega-3 fatty acid—is critically important for brain development and function... but is only found in animal foods.
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September 5, 2017
Do plant-based diets contain the micronutrients our brains need or are vegans at higher risk for mental health problems? Beyond B12: what you need to know.
Read more … Your Brain on Plants: Micronutrients and Mental Health
February 20, 2016
This post offers an in-depth look at how histamine forms, how it behaves in the body, why some people are more sensitive to it, and why responses are so unpredictable.
Read more … Histamine Intolerance: Understanding the Science
December 23, 2015
A fun holiday poem a la Dr. Seuss to whet your appetite for my more detailed analysis of the WHO report proclaiming that red and processed meats cause cancer.
Read more … The Grinch, the WHO, Red Meat and Cancer: A Holiday Poem
April 14, 2013
Despite the acrobatics researchers Koeth and Hazen perform in an attempt to link the carnitine in red meat to heart disease, their experiments fail to show a plausible connection.
Read more … Does Carnitine from Red Meat Cause Heart Disease?
April 6, 2013
Mainstream nutrition advice instructs us to avoid meat and opt instead for a plant-based diet. But how healthy were Eskimos and other people around the world who ate all-meat diets?
Read more … The History of All-Meat Diets
March 24, 2013
This post is your go-to guide to histamine intolerance: diagnosis, prevention, treatment, food choices, food handling/storage, and medications to avoid.
Read more … Freshness Counts: Histamine Intolerance
September 18, 2012
Meat-phobia is sweeping the country. Alarming headlines proclaim that meat, especially red meat, will kill us. How did a food we have eaten for millennia become so dangerous?
Read more … Five Meaty Myths to Chew On
August 14, 2012
Fascinating facts about cholesterol—what it is, where it comes from, what it does in the body, and how it is connected to heart disease.
Read more … Cholesterol Is Good for You