Tag Archives: gluten

What prostate cancer used to be:

Once upon a time, prostate cancer only occurred in men in their 70s and 80s. Once upon a time, prostate cancers were so slow-growing that early stage prostate cancer victims ended up dying from other causes. Once upon a time… Now … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, Health News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Low carb diet is right for diabetes

Researchers took diabetics and divided them into two groups. One group was put on the standard low-fat diet and the other group was put on a high-protein, low-carb diet. The low-fat dieters didn’t change but the low-carbers had a decrease … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Nutrition, Health News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A new way to test your food quality coming soon

Food-sniffers: Coming to your hip pocket soon. Foods are currently analyzed for safety at a rate of about 1%. Analysis is cumbersome and expensive – and who knows how many lives are in danger while the laboratories grind out the … Continue reading

Posted in Health News, Lifestyle | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Another popular food additive to watch for:

Xanathan gum is made by fermenting food sources with the bacteria Xanthomonas campestris – the same bacteria that makes black spots on broccoli and cauliflower. Xanthan gum is listed in the top 30 most popular food ingredients. You find it … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Nutrition, Health News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The unbalanced diet police

A preschooler’s mom was recently fined $10 by a daycare for not providing a grain in the child’s home-made, leftover roast beef and vegetables school lunch. So what else did the school do? They gave the child some Ritz Crackers. … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Nutrition, Health News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to move a muscle

Every time you move a muscle you are burning carbohydrates. Carbohydrates also fuel the central nervous system and keep vital organs energized. The body breaks down carbs into sugars to store them in one of three places; in the muscles, … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Nutrition, Health News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

About epigentics

You get what you get at conception – that’s genetics. You alter what you get at conception with toxins, food nutrients, and other environmental factors – that’s epigenetics. To say you get cancer from smoking because of genetics is simply … Continue reading

Posted in Health News, Lifestyle | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why the wheat-gluten problems?

Our modern hybrid wheat varieties now pack up to 40 times more gluten than traditional heirloom varieties and a whopping 1/3 of the US population is going gluten free because of health-related wheat problems. Selective breeding, hybridization and genetic modification … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Nutrition, Health News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Made with” what?

When you see a product label that blares “Made with…” get skeptical real quick. Oh, sure they might have a dab of something that seems healthy but you have to look at the overall ingredient list for all the bad … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Nutrition, Health News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A real pain in the gut

The cells that line the lumen of the intestine prevent food particles, fungus, bacteria and bacterial products from leaking into the body. These cells are held together by “tight junctions.” Several things we do and eat can actually destroy these … Continue reading

Posted in Health News, Lifestyle | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Photoshopping food

Don’t ever be fooled by snappy food packages with vibrant pictures of fruits and vegetables covering them. A colorful picture doesn’t even mean that that particular food is included in the ingredients. Often the pictures only tell you what chemically … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Nutrition, Health News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/15/13

Posted in Health News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 08/30/13

Posted in Health News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why go gluten free

Gluten intolerance, sensitivity and Celiac disease is much more prevalent than you might guess. I’m not just saying this as a nutritionist on an anti-gluten agenda. In a hot new study of over 2500 people, researchers found more than half … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Nutrition, Health News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The snoring blues

Some 12 million Americans have sleep apnea and about 80 million people snore. Snoring is caused by the vibration of the soft palate and uvula when the airway becomes obstructed during sleep. Things that cause the airways to constrict are … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Nutrition, Health News, Lifestyle | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Frankenmeats are here!

Scientists have successfully managed to make lab-grown meat. I reported this over a year ago when one Dr. Mark Post invited reporters to see his methods for producing lab-grown meats. Of course, no one is happy with the taste or … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Nutrition, Health News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

About gluten:

Gluten sensitivity: Wheat products are complex carbohydrates that have fermentable sugars which are polyglycols, fructans and galactans. When you remove these fermentable sugars from the diet, people often have immediate improvement in symptoms such as bloating, gassiness, discomfort, and diarrhea. … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Nutrition | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sleep paralysis

Have you ever found yourself briefly paralyzed during sleep or while trying to wake up? This is a fairly common phenomenon called sleep paralysis. Sleep paralysis is often accompanied by vivid sensory or perceptual experiences and even complex and disturbing … Continue reading

Posted in Lifestyle | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Whiter the Bread, the Sooner You’re Dead

Gluten sensitivity is not a disease and therefore has no cure. Gluten sensitivity is triggered by eating products containing gluten. The only way to avoid its complications is to stay away from food products containing gluten. Obviously everyone who is … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Nutrition | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gluten – the hidden killer

In the 1920s, the US government found that animals fed a diet of white flour developed serious neurological diseases and died. Instead of banning this deadly product like they should have, the FDA declared that most white flour products must … Continue reading

Posted in Food and Nutrition | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment