Processed Food?  Use Caution!

Processed foods, in the great scheme of humanity, are a relatively new addition, and not necessarily a helpful one. For most of our existence on the planet, humans have eaten raw, unprocessed, or, at best, minimally processed foods – fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds, starchy tubers, then meats, fish, and more recently whole grains, legumes… Read more

The Case Against Sugar – Part I – Why Sugar is Just Plain Bad for You

It is mid-October, which means that the great American Sugar Fest, which lasts from Halloween until the beginning of the New Year, is fast approaching. As I watched the sacks and sacks of candy being loaded onto the grocery stores’ shelves, I decided to spend a few newsletters ranting about the evils of added sugar. … Read more