What is all this fuss about gluten? Is there really a health concern, or is it just another trendy diet fad? Evidence is now very strong that eating gluten is detrimental to your health, even if you do not have any outright symptoms of sensitivity, and even in very small amounts.  Why is this? First of all, there is no enzyme in the human digestive tract that properly breaks down gluten.  It causes inflammation in everyone, even if there are no symptoms.  Gluten causes the production of a hormone called zonulin which damages the integrity of the intestinal wall, causing gaps between the cells.  ThisRead More →

In my last post, I discussed the importance of eliminating sugar, especially refined sugar, and in particular, high fructose corn syrup. Now, we are going to discuss fat in the diet.  Fat has been blamed for causing many health conditions, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, and obesity. The truth of the matter is, that fat is an essential nutrient that contains vitamins and minerals not found elsewhere in the food supply.  Fat is also essential for the absorption of certain minerals and fat-soluble vitamins such as A (retinol), K2, E and D. If you are interested in treating or preventing cancer, the importantRead More →