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Why Do Some Vegans Fracture Their Hips?

By |2020-09-17T11:33:17-04:00August 20th, 2020|Adjusting Your Diet, Articles and Research, diet and health|

It has been my observation that recently more and more vegans have been having bone problems including hip fractures and replacements. In the past, hip fractures were considered to be a sign of old age and impending death. This may not the case today.

How Well Do You Know Your Sweeteners?

By |2018-03-07T21:24:20-05:00May 2nd, 2016|Adjusting Your Diet|

some of the healthiest sweeteners come from grains The sweet taste is our most natural, harmonious taste. In previous entries, I've talked about healthy sweets and unhealthy sweets. Today, however, I'd like to talk about sweeteners. Sweeteners in beverages are absorbed into the blood more quickly and tend to be more harmful. Compare [...]

The China Study and Macrobiotics

By |2018-03-07T21:27:54-05:00August 26th, 2013|Uncategorized|

American society has a general notion that we are neither in control of our genes nor the environmental factors which cause disease. Under this assumption, many may be throwing up their hands and wondering: What’s the use of trying to prevent disease when it is inevitable?   A current medical assumption is that early detection [...]

Paula Deen and Diabetes

By |2018-03-07T21:30:15-05:00January 25th, 2012|7 Steps, Adjusting Your Diet, Diabetes, Weight loss|

Paula Deen has brought the diabetes discussion to the forefront again. It is becoming less and less probable that one can live the modern lifestyle without developing diabetes or other serious health complications. Over the years our society has greatly increased its consumption of processed and unhealthy foods and beverages. The causes of diabetes are [...]

Emotions and Blood Quality

By |2018-03-07T21:35:22-05:00April 21st, 2010|Adjusting Your Diet, Diabetes, Macrobiotic Diet, Macrobiotics, Mental Health|

In macrobiotics we look at illness as a developmental progression. The first major stage, which is not really an illness itself in many cases, is our blood starting to become imbalanced. Our blood, which has hemoglobin, iron containing protein at the center, is important for maintaining our direction in life. When our blood quality is [...]

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