A good Laugh about Science vs. Wonder

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pH Food Question: How to measure pH in a recipe.

I received an interesting question today: Hi Ian, We are developing an easy tool for people to determine pH levels of food and recipes and would really like to speak with you about it. I spoke with Leon Bartlett from your office and he kindly forwarded me the Alkaline Defence Program pdf which I have begun reading. On the third page of the pdf, you mention that "it isn't the ratio of the acid/alkaline minerals in our food" that helps create our acid/alkaline balance. If this is the case, then … [Read more...]

Alzheimers’: the new market for Big Pharma

I'm copying a pasting an article by Rob Verkerk, president of Alliance for Natural Health here today. It's a typical story of vested interest, sub-prime research and ultimately, deprivation of the public of quality healthcare. It affected me because I'm a potential sufferer of Alzheimers' using a natural product to retain my faculties. My video on YouTube has attracted a tremendous response.. and I'd dread the possibility that the powers that be would choose to deprive me of my coconut oil. "The … [Read more...]

How to claim you can prevent cancer but not say so.

Here at AlkaWay we are very, very careful never to say alkaline water prevents or cures cancer. Not just because there is a million dollar fine for saying so.. but I admit, that helps. But over the decade we've been operating we've seen and heard too many stories to ever say that one thing cures cancer. For one, there are hundreds of types of cancer. For two, there appear to be hundreds of prophylactic and remedial products - NONE with an outright guarantee. So given the billions spent on cancer … [Read more...]

Reasonable Health Decisions

Yesterday I had an appointment with my acupuncturist. Neil is a wonderful guy. An Aikido master, practitioner of Zen for thirty years, and wise beyond words. So our sessions are always peppered with some excellent to-ing and fro-ing. After six months in Italy and the Italian diet of coffee and red wine interspersed with food, he said I was in good shape. Then he threw in the clunker. "The Cancer Council has finally come out and stated categorically that any alcohol at all heightens your risk of … [Read more...]