Category Archives: Diet

The Master Cleanser: Lemonade Diet


I’m 3 days into a 10-day cleanse. I follow it from the book: Healing for the Age of Enlightenment 1976, by Stanley Burroughs. Now you can find numerous links for the diet on the internet. Basically it is very simple: … Continue reading

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Don’t read this if you are vegetarian.


No need to preach to the choir. I’ve said before that it is healthier to have a plant-based diet. but there is more to it than that. It will help you EVOLVE. If you eat meat, and drink milk, watch … Continue reading

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The Science and Practice of Fat Management


This is scan from a medical journal for an upcoming conference. Wow!  The Science and Practice of Obesity Management - I’m sorry, but to me this is just crazy….what have we become as doctors? I know it is in the news all … Continue reading

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Vegan Chocolate Cake


I know I have blogged a little about chocolate cake in the past. Well, I just made another cake, and I thought I should share my current recipe with you. Since I don’t eat anything with eggs, I have given … Continue reading

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Planting an Urban Farm in Phoenix


Last weekend I planted a dozen fruit trees, most of them in my small front yard. They arrived last week, bareroots wrapped in burlap bags. People didn’t believe me when I told them I was planting 10 trees in my little … Continue reading

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Heirloom Seed Expo Photos


The world’s largest national heirloom seed exposition was at Santa Rosa, California on September 13, 14, and 15 . For three days the largest arrays ever seen of heirloom produce were displayed– from across the United States. There were more than 70 … Continue reading

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What’s your poop number?


The Bristol Stool Scale was brought to my attention as a joke recently. It’s a real poop scale! After Dr. Oz and Oprah got everyone to look at their poops, maybe this is no big deal. I think it is … Continue reading

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My excuse to eat more chocolate cake


Not that anyone needs an excuse, ever. I baked a birthday cake for my girlfriend. Of course there is an ulterior motive-I love chocolate cake. I tried to customize it for her, adding in her favorite caramel syrup. I drizzled … Continue reading

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Results are in: Vegetarians are happier :)


Not only are vegetarian physically healthier, but a recent study has shown that vegetarians are happier too. The Journal of Nutrition study linked a vegetarian diet with a healthier mood.  According to the researchers at Arizona State University, the vegetarians in their … Continue reading

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See More Shells and Eat Less Nuts – Portion Sizes


I was seeing a patient in the urgent care. She was there for back pain and leg pain. She weighed over 350 lbs. She wanted to know what to take for the pains in her knees. Rather than ignore the … Continue reading

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