If you love beets, you probably already know that they’re good for you—very good. If you don’t love beets—well, you might want to revisit that because you’re missing out on […]
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What’s in your beer besides beer? Take a look at this list from the Food Babe before you lift your glass. She includes high fructose corn syrup, propylene glycol, GMO […]
Dr. Royal Lee was way ahead of his time. He often warned against using synthetic ingredients in food, including bleached flour, corn syrup, hydrogenated fats, artificial food colorings, and synthetic […]
In 1939, Dr. Weston A. Price, a dentist with a passion for nutrition research, published Nutrition and Physical Degeneration. This classic reference documents the detrimental effects of processed, refined diets […]
I’m always in a good mood after working in the garden. Maybe it’s the combination of exercise, fresh air, sunshine, and…Mycobacterium vaccae? A common, harmless bacteria found in soil, M. vaccae thrives […]
When I was a kid, my dentist gave me a lollipop after each appointment as a reward for being a good patient (i.e., not crying or screaming or biting his […]
Can you eat your way to a healthier heart? Dr. Benjamin Sandler would answer with a resounding yes. His book, How to Prevent Heart Attacks, was published in 1958 by the Lee […]
You may have heard the question posed on 60 Minutes: “Is sugar toxic?” According to the segment’s host, Sanjay Gupta, “the average American consumes 130 pounds of sugar a year.” […]
Do you feel grumpy, irritable, or antisocial? The pharmaceutical industry promises to squelch these manifestations of mood with pills, and antidepressants do work for some people—but at what cost?
About ten years ago, I switched from nonorganic cow’s milk to soy milk because I couldn’t handle the thought of those poor cows squished together in overcrowded factory farms, and […]
The healthiest and best-tasting bread is the bread you bake yourself—if you use freshly ground wheat, that is. A 1958 article in Let’s Live Magazine by Dr. Lee offers this advice: “The only […]
I’ve always preferred butter and thought margarine was weird, but it’s more than a matter of taste; it’s a matter of health, particularly for prepubescent children.