against the current

It’s Your Health. Listen to Your Inner Voice.

Posted on August 22, 2013. Filed under: against the current, Cancer, Diet, Dr-Patient relationship | Tags: , |

This lady is a hoot!

Julia Schopick, author of Honest Medicine: Effective, Time-Tested, Inexpensive Treatments for Life-Threatening Diseases, uses some specific diseases and treatments to highlight some of the shortcomings in the way modern medical practitioners think.  In short, they lack curiosity.

While I appreciate the need to follow best practices and to have standards of care, following protocols at the expense of an opportunity for health really isn’t useful.

It takes courage to go against the authoritative voice of an MD, but sometimes it’s the right thing to do.

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Plant-based Diets: A New Way to Think About Health

Posted on July 20, 2013. Filed under: against the current, Alzheiner's, Autoimmune disease, Cancer, Diet, Neurodegenerative disease | Tags: , , , , |

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Salt, Sugar, Fat: That’s how they getcha

Posted on June 19, 2013. Filed under: against the current, Diet, Food industry, What is food? | Tags: , , , , , |

Former FDA Commissioner David Kessler exposed the food industry’s purposeful use of sugar, salt and fat in his 2009 book The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite.

Now, New York Times investigative reporter Michael Moss takes the subject a step further in his book Salt, Sugar, Fat by taking a closer look at how the food industry makes the decisions they do; in the lab, not a kitchen.

Take away: Processed food is designed to be bad for you. Period.

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