Everyone is Seeing the Light: Coconut Oil is Good for You

Here I go again.  Coconut oil and everything else coconut—is now being seen as good!  When I first wrote about coconut back in 2010, I could hardly find it, even in health food stores—and even if I could it was still in the “bad” fats list of many. (Such as Sunflowers’* newsletter.)  I had to . . . → Read More: Everyone is Seeing the Light: Coconut Oil is Good for You

Obesity isn’t a Disease

I live in Colorado. We’re the “fittest” state in the US, but still one in five Coloradans are considered obese. I agree entirely that there is an obesity epidemic in this country. But, in June, the American Medical Association proclaimed that obesity is a disease. I have a hard time agreeing with this conclusion, as . . . → Read More: Obesity isn’t a Disease

Coconut Oil Condiments: Healthier Versions of Mayo and Ketchup

I have looked for a mayonnaise that does not have canola, soy or vegetable oil in the ingredients.  When they say on the label that it is olive oil mayonnaise, the main ingredient is still canola oil.  I do not like canola oil and it does not like me.  I avoid, as much as I . . . → Read More: Coconut Oil Condiments: Healthier Versions of Mayo and Ketchup

Are Doctors Treating the Symptoms or the Disease?

Through my recent research into my own personal nutrition, I’ve come to a realization: America’s obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease epidemics are not individual diseases. They are symptoms, all of the same disease. . . . → Read More: Are Doctors Treating the Symptoms or the Disease?

In Defense of Fat and Cholesterol

Our diet was filled with fat and cholesterol. Then, as a species we decided fat was bad and it has had some major consequences. The reasons behind our decision go against common sense and scientific reasoning. . . . → Read More: In Defense of Fat and Cholesterol