Over the past few months, my husband and I been using a new app on our Android phones: MyNetDiary. This app keeps track of calories, yes, but it does so much more! Important to me is the fact that MyNetDiary keeps track of my daily calcium intake, as well as my intake of carbohydrates, protein, and […]
This excerpt is taken from my journal. Could it be an entry in yours? “I’m getting over a cold. I slept probably about 10 hours last night. Now I am drinking green tea with key lime juice and a greens shake, trying to boost my pH and my body’s ability to function correctly. “I must […]
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 […]
Recently, a doctor in California challenged me to have another Dexascan. I had pretty much sworn off Dexascan technology after learning about the questionable reliability of DXA readings and after learning that small-boned women of Irish ancestry often read as “low density” on these scans simply because of our genetic makeup. (My last Dexascan was […]
In preparation for my upcoming, one-week cleanse starting February 22nd (Ash Wednesday), I just gave up coffee…again. Now, I know that coffee leaves as acid ash, and the creamer–also acidifying–gunks up my system with sugar. I would never drink coffee black because I don’t like the taste. I’d never drink creamer by itself either: Too […]