22 May 2013

Fat Head - The Documentary

Very clear explanation on why we get fat and the accompanying conditions such as heart disease and clogging of the arteries. Today, there are ZERO studies showing that a high-fat diet is responsible for heart disease. It is rather the high amounts of carbohydrates, sugar and alcohol we consume that are to blame for these conditions.

Washing Hair with Ash

As many of you may know, besides diet I am also very interested in traditional lifestyles. How did people live without all the conveniences we have today? So, this post is not about diet, but about hair care before the advent of shampoo.

19 May 2013

Colon Cancer

Colon (bowel) and rectal cancers - as other cancers - are increasing in the developed world. Peter Cleave, in his book The Saccharine Disease (available online for free) suggested that it was the refinement of carbohydrates and the addition of sugar to the diet that caused these diseases.

08 May 2013

Starving Cancer Cells

In the 1920s, Otto Warburg won the Nobel-prize for demonstrating that cancer cells multiply by fermentation, a process requiring sugar, rather than respiration, where oxygen is needed (the case of normal cells). I quote Wikipedia: