As New York City hires laborers to bury the dead on Hart Island, the media and social media has unleashed a fury of drone footage and photos of the effort. Along with with the ever-seeing-eyes and horrific images, comes blame that is put on government officials, and speculation that these are just mass graves and […]

Due to the massive shortage of N95 masks and personal protection equipment (PPE) that protect us – and especially healthcare workers – against the COVID-19 Coronavirus, I thought I would share with you a little research that I think is plausible for a DIY face mask. It is important to note that I am not […]

Guest Post by my awesome friend Andrea….. “Avoiding meat and dairy products is the single biggest way to reduce your environmental impact on the planet, according to the scientists behind the most comprehensive analysis to date of the damage farming does to the planet.” The Guardian, May31, 2018 “…we cannot save the planet unless we […]

I recently watched a documentary on ‘Earthing’ called ‘The Earthing Movie: The Remarkable Science of Grounding‘. (Below if you care to watch it.) The documentary had plenty of anecdotal stories about children being able to accomplish more while ‘grounded’, as well as helping behavioral issues, and even autism. It also featured several doctors and researches […]

I get this question often – “How long does it take to rebuild your gut microbiome after antibiotics?” While almost all gut bacteria will recover after exposure to antibiotics within perhaps 1.5 months (given an optimal diet – NOT the Standard American Diet – SAD). However, at 6 months the gut still lacks nine common […]

Fermented foods have played a very important role in human health. Fermentation predates modern human history. Not only is fermentation good for the preservation of foodstuffs, but is also good for the commensal bacteria strains found in fermented foods. Modern Refrigeration Modern Refrigeration has only been around for 100 years. 1854 was the beginning of […]

Do vegans need to supplement with DHA and EPA Omega 3’s? Short answer is NO! This study in the The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that non-meat or fish eaters convert ALA to EPA/DHA more efficiently despite less intake of these Omega 3’s: Dietary intake and status of n–3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in a […]

Last week several news sources reported that young adults are getting colon cancer more frequently, and that an alarming number of the new cases are of advanced disease. This data was according to a new study published on July 22nd, 2019 in the United States. Medical News Today Stated: “A new study of recent trends […]

Type 2 Diabetes is a horrible disease. I would encourage you to look closely at how to manage type 2 diabetes with a plant-based diet. The long term implications of the disease and the side effects of the associated medications warrants making some drastic lifestyle changes in order to manage and reverse your diabetes. Some […]