HCG Diet – Weight Loss Miracle? Diet Scam?

Thanks to everyone who came to my packed, full house, talk on 7 Steps to Permanently Lose Weight. One question that comes up over and over and seems to return to our society every few decades (after just enough time, I guess, for people to forget the research) is the HCG diet. “My friend did this and lost …” or “I’m taking the safer homeopathic HCG …” or “I went to a doctor who prescribed the *real* HCG because it’s safer…”  Please read on. First of all, let’s get some correct definitions: Diet: n. the foods you routinely eat. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

People in the western parts of the US and Canada are snapping up Potassium Iodide pills and solutions, should you??

Our thoughts and prayers certainly go out to those affected by Japan’s earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear generating plant crisis. I’m going to give you my assessment of the radiation threat here in Anchorage and try to help–have certainly received many, many calls of the “should I stock up on iodine?” sort. The idea going around is that taking iodine (potassium iodide) can help as a preventative medication against possible radiation fallout. Thing is, you can do more harm than good by taking iodine if you don’t need it. Here’s the data: First of all, iodine in any form will only … Continue reading

Greetings Healthy Friends! Healing with whole food.

Why I started this whole food nutrition and recipe resource Perhaps at no time in history have Americans eaten so poorly and had so many health issues while at the same time being bombarded by messages to have more of this or that and less of the other—always for health reasons, it seems. Unfortunately, most of today’s consumption nutrition decisions are driven by corporate marketing and not by sound nutrition advice. The scales have tipped. We out of balance and we are paying for this with our health, quality of life and enormous medical costs.Our bodies must be given what they uniquely need to support life, health, and maintain … Continue reading