The Truth, Misconceptions, and Faulty Beliefs and Accusations of Sugar, Sucrose, Fructose, Glucose, and Increasing the Metabolic Rate

"When we talk about increasing the metabolic rate, and the benefits it produces, we are comparing the rate of metabolism in the presence of thyroid, sugar, salt, and adequate protein to the "normal" diet, containing smaller amounts of those "stimulating" substances..." Raymond Peat, PhD

The Importance of Good Eating Habits on Health and Wellness of the Mind and Body, and the Detriments of Low Blood Sugar and not Eating Consistently throughout the Day

"To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear." Buddha

Everyone is Beautiful, Health is Always the Top Priority, Nonsense of the Past, Get Slim the Pathé Way, Sugar is Not the Problem, Rethink how you Exercise

“The dictionary defines fitness as: possessing a quality of strength and overall health. Nevertheless, for many people today, fitness has become more about how one looks than how one feels. This is a cultural standard that has nothing to do with what is natural to our species’ design.” Kathleen Porter

Chocolate: The Food of Gods and Goddesses

Why you should be eating more chocolate.

Saturated Fat: Those were thought to be unhealthy… precisely the opposite of what we now know to be true

"In Woody Allen's 1973 movie, Sleeper, the protagonist woke up after being frozen for 200 years, to find that saturated fats were health foods. At the time the movie was made, that had already been established (e.g., Hartroft and Porta, 1968 edition of Present Knowledge in Nutrition, who showed that adequate saturated fat in the diet helped to protect against the formation of lipofuscin)." Raymond Peat, PhD, The Great Fish Oil Experiment

The Birth Control Pill, Menopause and the History of Estrogen Regulation

"The longer a woman stays on hormones, the more each cell in her body is poisoned. Does poison sound like too strong a word? A woman must decide for herself. As the years pass, her sugar metabolism may test out like a diabetic’s." Drs. Barbara and Gideon Seaman

Oysters: an Aphrodisiac, Ability to Regenerate the Adrenals, Copper Nutriture, and a Deficiency of Copper Cure

"The adrenals can regenerate well if the conditions are good (reduced stress and increased thyroid function); nutrient rich foods are also helpful--eggs, liver, oysters, etc." Raymond Peat, PhD

Are You Drinking Too Much Water?

How much water should you drink in a day? The same old recommendation of drink 8 cups a day is still passed around these days. Some people even go as far as drinking one to two gallons. What if drinking large amounts of water is actually causing more harm than good?