I came across an interesting book in the library: Low Carb High Quality Cookbook by Fredrij and Karolina Paulun. Originally published in Sweden, this cookbook features no-sugar-added recipes that accent nutritional quality. That’s good news for those of us who are concerned about bone health because added sugar is quite acidic and because high nutrition […]
I’m inching closer to starting Dr. Hyman’s 10-Day Detox Diet. I’m trying out more of the recipes to see what will work for me. Still haven’t set a start date, though. Once I start, I really want to give it my all!
I highly respect the work of Dr. Mark Hyman! His newest book, The Blood Sugar Solution: 10-Day Detox Diet, outlines the ways in which sugar highjacks our body’s survival chemistry, causing spikes in insulin that in turn causing addictive food cravings, as well as all sorts of system-wide damage to the body. (Remember, too, that […]
While I no longer have to worry about my bone strength, I’m once again battling weight gain. Over the past year or so, I have gained about 12 pounds, which has pushed me up a full dress size. I’m still on the alkaline diet, so the gain has really puzzled me. I came across this […]
I mainly used Dr. Susan Brown’s book, The Acid Akaline Food Guide, but I also referred to Vivian Goldschmidt’s book, The Bone Health Revolution. They agree about the akalyzing properties of most foods, but disagree on whether soured milk products, such as yogurt and sour cream, are alkalyzing or acidifying. I’ve written to both women […]
Jesus said that we are to love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength. But how do we do that? How do we “love” God? First of all, we obey God. Jesus said, “If you love me, keep my commandments.” That’s the start. The more we obey God, the more […]
On the last and greatest day of the Feast, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him.” (John 7:37-38) Persevering in the face of hardship is […]