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Believe

Believe
Relatively early in my Type-1 diabetes adventure I discovered that a low-fat plant based diet was key to full health.  This discovery was due to a frantic effort in blood-sugar control for fear of all the debilitating complications that I had witnessed in other diabetics.  After discovering the elevated level of health provided by a low-fat whole food plant based diet, I expressed what I had learned to others.  However, no one accepted that such a diet would be good for them.  I explained the benefits of insulin sensitivity and how any fat calories over 10% and any animal products at all degrades it.  A few watched the Forks Over Knives documentary, but their reactio...
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Alternative Medicine: Part 2

Alternative Medicine: Part 2
Webster's definition of Alternative Medicine: any of various systems of healing or treating disease that is not included in the traditional medical curricula of the United States and Britain. But, what if a traditional medical curriculum is in error?  Advancements in our society are built on top of previous advances.  Each advancement is the foundation for the next, and so on.  This has been going on since before recorded history.  While this allows us to make amazing progress, there are options for long standing errors. For example, if any advancement is in error, the subsequent advancements will be based on that error, unless it is found to "not fit."  If, however,...
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Bland!

Bland!

 

Many people suffer great difficulty transitioning to a Whole Food Plant Based diet because it is perceived as too bland.  It feels like a terrible sacrifice!

We have five traditionally recognized senses: hearing, vision, touch, smell and taste.  Interestingly, each of these senses are adjustable.  The perception automatically scales to an equilibrium based on an average level of stimulation.

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Sean Carney
Ken, This blog is fantastic. Something so basic that virtually none of us have thought about. What a fantastic explanation about ... Read More
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Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:12
Guest — Danielle1
Fruits are very good for the health it good source of energy and protect you or work as a shield for certain diseases. Fruits are ... Read More
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