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What You Don’t Know About Keto Might Hurt You

One of the most popular diet trends at the moment is the Keto Diet. Many low carb/Paleo diet promoters who had never uttered the word “ketosis” before have now shifted their message and brands to promote everything keto.

Dr. Esselstyn’s Diet

For those who don’t know, Dr. Esselstyn is a cardiologist who followed in the footsteps of people like Nathan Pritkin, Dr.

What Aged Me the Most

At 43, I can say that I look a bit younger than my age. I don’t look like I’m in my twenties, but I could still pass for mid-thirties, especially if I started dying my beard.

Why I Stopped Being a Health Maniac

When I was in my early 20’s and had just moved to San Diego, I met a lot of people. Some people were really great.

Sugar and Heart Disease

Many of the anti-vegan, pro-meat podcasters, and YouTube low-carb diet gurus, like Joe Rogan, Chris Kresser, Dr. Mark Hyman, and others are claiming that the real cause of heart disease is the consumption of sugar and grains, and not saturated fat and cholesterol.

Why Keto and Atkins Are the Same

According to the article “The Beginner’s Guide to the Ketogenic Diet” at, here’s the definition of the ketogenic diet:

“A keto diet is well known for being a low carb diet, where the body produces ketones in the liver to be used as energy.

“Raw Freedom” was ahead of its time

In 2013 I published a book called “Raw Freedom.”

It was my attempt to offer an alternative plan for people who wanted to have the best of both worlds: raw and cooked foods.

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Why Eggs Are Back on the Menu

Eggs are one of those foods that we used to think were unhealthy, but now popular knowledge, most bloggers, and YouTube “experts” are telling us that it’s okay to eat them.

Should You Eat Fruits Mono-Style?

There’s a belief in some circles, whereby we should consume fruit one type at a time, rather than mixing them. Proponents of this school of thought think that each fruit is better digested when it’s eaten “mono style,” ideally one type of fruit per meal.

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5 Urban Legends of Health

A lot of popular advice is wrong. Many half-truths and misconceptions become “facts,” in spite of efforts at debunking them. But yet, doubt remains, and egregious fallacies still spread.

What Vegan Restaurants do Wrong

I live in an area of Montreal, where the restaurant scene is quite active.

Restaurants come and go, and very few manage to stay in business for more than a year or two.

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Back Pain : The Raw Truth

Back pain is a strange, modern problem. Almost everyone will at some point experience some back pain, and for many, it can become a debilitating limitation and annoyance.