Watch out for Ethnic Restaurants

In a presentation by Dr. Michael Klaper MD, restaurants were compared to being “ethnic-flavored oil, sugar and salt.”

He said jokingly:

“What do I feel like having tonight?

Why I Don’t Get An Annual Physical

Many American physicians still recommend an annual physical exam. In Canada, this practice is not viewed as necessary.

I recently did a complete physical, after finally being assigned a physician through the health system in Quebec.

When No Diet Has Worked, Try This

Here’s an interesting idea: a plant-based diet completely devoid of fatty foods — so no oil, nuts or avocados — can be extremely useful for people who have tried everything without success to heal their wreaked health. 

The Magic of the Simian Diet

There’s a diet more powerful than any medical drug, which is literally unknown. And it’s not the raw food diet or the vegan diet, and certainly not the keto diet. 

Why No Oil?

Many health authors recommend coconut oil, olive oil or avocado oil. But I follow the lead of excellent doctors and researchers such as Dr.

The Limits of Eating Well

Did I ever tell you the story of how I became a vegetarian? It involves my mom, a piano tuner and trade magazines from the meat industry.

The Final Nail in the Coffin for Salt

For those who still believe that salt is healthy and that low-salt diets are “dangerous,” here’s the final nail in the coffin for salt.

The Best Salt Replacement

A few people believe, based on weak evidence, that salt is necessary for health, even though millions of humans have lived perfectly well without salt.

The Killer Argument Against Salt

Many bloggers known for their contrarian arguments on everything related to nutrition, which they brandish without a shred of evidence, are now claiming that eating a low-salt diet is unhealthy and leads to “increased mortality.”

They also claim that it’s not the quantity of salt that matters, but the quality.

sugar is not that bad

Sugar is Not That Bad

I’ll say something heretical: a little refined sugar is not that bad.

Nowadays, sugar has been labeled public enemy #1, and to say otherwise might appear to be completely crazy.

Are Fitness Trackers Worth It?

Over the past few years, I’ve been testing out so-called “fitness trackers” such as the Fitbit Charge.

In case you aren’t familiar, Fitbit is the world’s leading fitness tracker company.

High Carb Diets Still Misunderstood

In 1976, Nathan Pritikin published an article in the Journal of Applied Nutrition (Vol 28, number 3-4) titled “High Carbohydrate Diets: Maligned and Misunderstood.”

42 years later  this article is still relevant, as the public is still deeply confused about nutrition.