Archives for September 2012

A Good Question About an Alkaline Diet, GERD and Whether to Eat Grains or Not

 Hello Cassie, I'm from méxico and i really need some help!! I've been having gerd  or acid reflux for 9 months now!!! Yesterday i decided to go alkaline and  just in one day i felt much better,,,i substituted meat with quinoa and  buckwheat as another alkaline website said ( by the way it said totally  avoid animal products and so i did, hopefully you are familiar with dr  youngs approach) i had a serving of buckwheat for breakfast..a little quinoa  for lunch and a lentil muffin … [Read more...]

I asked Dr Jay Wortman about cramping while in Italy and here is his answer. What a sweetheart!

Hi Dr Jay, A question if you have any idea as to what is going on. My husband and I have been on the low carb diet for 2 years. We have been in Italy for the last 4 months and lately started having cramps. The cramps as not as bad as the ones I had when I began the diet 2 years ago (I didn’t know then about the big need for salt). But my husband didn’t get them at all when he started the diet. I have made up bone broth a few times that has stopped our cramps for a while and then they start … [Read more...]

A Question on Osteoporosis, Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones and the Alkaline Paleo Program

A good question below and one close to my heart as my beloved has suffered with the same diseases.   Hello Cassie, I was following an alkaline/paleo diet until I developed calcium oxalate  kidney stones and osteoporosis. Many of the leafy greens contain high  oxalates and apparently animal protein leaches calcium from the bones. My Dr. has suggested I try eating low oxalate/high alkaline but that is easier  said than done. There are just so much confusing & contradictory … [Read more...]