August 2005

Vol. 4, No. 8

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Beneficial Bowel Bacteria – Our Neglected Friends

My guess is the welfare of the bacteria living in our colons was not a topic for discussion at your last social gathering – but that may change. Within our intestines live trillions of organisms that are so important to our health and survival that they should be thought of as a vital organ – just like our livers or kidneys.

Complete Article Here

Favorite Five
My Favorite Five Articles Found in Recent Medical Journals

  • Cats Don’t Like Sugar – They’re Carnivores

  • Mammograms and Breast Exams Fail Women Again

  • Acrylamide May Not Be a Real World Cancer Risk

  • Diet Shown to Help Men with Prostate Cancer – Ornish Leads the Way Again

  • Fish Oil May Increase Heart Trouble

Complete Article Here

Mary In Your Kitchen

Eating healthy can be very easy if you plan ahead.  In our home I always make sure that I have a well-stocked pantry and refrigerator so that I am able to make some of my family’s favorite meals without making a special trip to the supermarket.  These are some of the ingredients that I always have available so I can prepare a wide variety of quick and easy meals.

Complete Article Here

Featured Recipes

  • Fantastic Overnight Cereal

  • Tomato, Corn, and Bean Salad

  • Creamy Corn Chowder

  • Bean and Corn Enchiladas

  • Spinach Lasagna

  • Quick Yummy Meal

Complete Recipes Here


Protein Overload

Type-2 Diabetes – the Expected Adaptation to Overnutrition

A Natural Cure for Depression

People – Not Their Words – Tell “The Carbohydrate Story”

The Atkins Scientific Research – Deceit and Disappointment

Alzheimer’s Disease Can Be Safely Prevented and Treated Now

Coffee - Pleasure or Pain

A Cesspool of Pollutants

What Next, Bill Clinton?

Resisting the Broken Bone Businesses:
Bone Mineral Density Tests and the Drugs That Follow

Sick People Take Medications – Healthy People Are Drug-Free

Lose a half pound per day by resetting your setpoint


Pushing Your Set Point to the Limits

The McDougall Program Cures People;
The Risk Factor Improvements Are Incidental

Pushing Your Set Point to the Limits
The McDougall Program for Maximum Weight Loss

Soy – Food, Wonder Drug, or Poison?
Making the Change to a Healthy Lifestyle Work in Your LIfe

Sunny Days, Keeping Those Clouds Away…

Acrylamide Poisoning

The Annual Physical Exam – A Ritual to Be Avoided


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