The scientific evidence is clear that consuming ultra-processed foods is very bad for our health. A new study reviewed data from 14 studies which included 9,888,373 participants. The researchers were looking for a correlation between ultra-processed foods and adverse health outcomes. They conclude: Greater exposure to ultra-processed food was associated with a higher risk of […]

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) are a set of guidelines and eating recommendations intended for the average American. However, when the committee that reviewed the evidence for the DGA, they failed to include studies that represent the ethnic make-up of the United States and failed to include studies on the largely unhealthy American population, […]

Erectile Dysfunction Defined: The inability of a male to maintain an erection sufficient for satisfying sexual activity. Endothelial Dysfunction and ED: Endothelial dysfunction is the cause of both vascular disease and erectile dysfunction. The inner lining of every artery, including the penile arteries, is a single layer of cells called the endothelium. When this wallpaper-like […]

Hey everyone, I updated this list as my story has grown quite popular.  I thought I would briefly tell my story first. In 2011, I took over a small restaurant in my town and shortly after, we turned it into a BBQ joint.  Over the course of 5 years, I gained almost 150lbs. / 68kg.  […]

Last year (2017) I gave up my thriving restaurant to focus on my health.  I had the restaurant for 5 years and everything was going well, except for my health.  I had gained a lot of weight.  I was having massive back pain and muscle spasms, had a compressed nerve in my foot, and my […]

G. O ugh T Milk? Does It Do A Body Good? I have heard many people say that we need calcium and protein that is mostly found in milk and dairy based products like yogurt and cheese.  Various organizations have pushed Americans to consume our protein via dairy products.  We have all seen the propaganda […]

If you have followed along with my blog posts, I recently posted ‘How I Lost Over 100 Pounds Eating Mindfully’.  As a recap, I was a BBQ restaurant owner (smoked meats) and a craft beer drinker.  I had gained about 150 pounds in a little over 5 years doing things like eating late after I […]

The 2nd Time I Broke My Back November is a great time to visit Phoenix as the average temperature is 76 degrees Fahrenheit.   With 2 total rainy days, 83% Sunshine and 18 completely sunny days. I had been living in the Phoenix area for over 8 years.  I was living alone in a nice little […]

I Was Trampled By Horses The First Time I Broke My Back I was living in beautiful Northwest Montana in a picturesque town called Lakeside on Flathead Lake. At the time I was the Food and Beverage manager at a very large hotel. I had to drive to Spokane, Washington for a business conference where […]