Symptoms: Know When to Walk Away or When to Run.

“You’ve got to know when to hold ’em,Know when to fold ’em,Know when to walk away,And know when to run.You never count your moneyWhen you’re sittin’ at the table.There’ll be time enough for countin’When the dealin’s done.” The Gambler by Kenny Rogers I met Kenny Rogers in 2007 at the USC Aiken Convocation Center.  He was […]

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Paleo Honey Biscuits

As most of my readers know, I have to eat both gluten-free and dairy-free due to severe food sensitivities. I do not eat bread for the most part, but sometimes I really want some type of bread or crackers. I recently made these great biscuits that are made with almond and coconut flours. This makes […]

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Strawberries (and a Recipe, too)

 Strawberries are my favorite fruit. They are also George Mateljan’s favorite fruit. Who?? George Mateljan, the author of The World’s Healthiest Foods and the website www.whfoods.org, rated strawberries as the most nutrient-rich fruit. In this book he rates 100 commonly eaten whole foods according to how many nutrients each type of food supplies per calorie. […]

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Fasting for Faith and Health

When I was a child it was the custom in my family and in my church to “give something up for Lent.” This was most often a food, such as candy or soft drinks.  The couple of years that I gave up candy for Lent, the candy that I got in my basket on Easter Sunday […]

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Persistence to Improve Your Health

Do you remember the movie Network?  In it one of the characters has the line “I’m mad as h*** and I’m not going to take this anymore.”  This is the type of persistence (without this cuss word) that we will often need about our health.  Given the state of our food culture and our environment, as well as aging, […]

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Little Miss Muffet, Dairy and Allergens

“Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet, eating her curds and whey.” Mother Goose Rhyme Do you remember this children’s nursery rhyme? I do and taught it to my children when they were little. But I did not know that curds and whey were dairy components until I began discovering my food allergy and sensitivity […]

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Trees,Topsoil and People

When we went to Alaska last summer I noticed that the trees were very short.  I learned that this is because to permafrost.  There is very little topsoil there. The plants only have a 100-day growth period per year because of the cold and snow.  Some trees even fall over because of their lack of root structure, due […]

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