Healthy Gut Bacteria

Caraway SauerkrautGood news - you can cultivate a new microbiota, formerly known as gut flora, in just 24 hours—by changing what you eat. “Did you know we are only 10% human? 90% of our cells are nonhuman, microbial cells. Since our diet influences our microbes, it’s true: We really are what we eat. Bacteria that live in our intestinal tract flourish off of colorful, plant-based foods.”The good news is that you can cultivate a new microbiota, formerly known as gut flora, in just 24 hours—by changing Read more...

Let My Will, Be God’s Will.

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life. After Dinner Presentation  by Al Lampell. Monday June 13th 8pm  at the Meatless Monday Dinners First Baptist Church, 305 N. California Ave, Palo Alto 94301 - Enter via the tall white double doors on California Ave facing South Ct. (No religious affiliation with the Church, we rent the kitchen and hall) "I believe in a perfect Universe (God, your higher self, all that is). A God that represents perfect, absolute, unconditional love. I also believe Read more...

Physicians Learn Benefits of Plant-based Diets

MJ Conboy phootos May16, 2016Kaiser Permanente, the largest managed healthcare organization in the United States, has published a remarkable nutritional update for physicians, telling them that healthy eating may best be achieved with a plant-based diet, defined as a regimen that “encourages whole, plant-based foods and discourages meats, dairy and eggs as well as all refined and processed junk.” This is good news for Kaiser’s 10 million members, because following this advice leads to lower blood pressure; reversal or Read more...

Minimize Regrets

May the beautyLife is a choice. It is YOUR life. Choose consciously, choose wisely, choose honestly. Choose happiness. When questioned about any regrets they had or anything they would do differently, common themes surfaced again and again. Here are the most common five: 1. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. This was the most common regret of all. When people realize that their life is almost over and look back clearly on it, it is easy to see how Read more...

Sugar Blues

sugar blues photo 3The following is from a book that made... dramatic improvements in my physical and emotional health: While preparing his recurring volume, A History of Nutrition, published in 1957, Professor E. V. McCollum (Johns Hopkins University), sometimes called America's foremost nutritionist, reviewed approximately 200,000 published scientific papers, recording experiments with food, their properties, and their effects on animals and humans. The material covered the period from the mid-18th century to Read more...