Update of Ian’s Osteoporosis After a DXA (Bone Density) Scan

The DXA The results were one year after his last DXA scan my 66 year old husbands femur is 8% more dense and his spine is ever so slightly worse.  As there was so little change in the spine I am thinking the DXA scan could have got it wrong and it's really about the same as it was as why else is his femur so much better and not his spine?  Anyway I need to concentrate on what is really, really good and not worry about what could be just a mistaken reading by the DXA scanner, as I have read … [Read more...]

Which variety of Vitamin K2 to Use?

Vitamin K2 discovered by a dentist Weston Price, the famous dentist who went around the world studying teeth in different races called it the X factor and now is identified as Vitamin K2. Vitamin K2 is good for the  bones, skin, blood vessels, the brain, teeth, a healthy gut.  In fact a healthy gut will make some Vitamin K2 by itself when it has the right bacterial balance. The Best Vitamin K2 is the MK-4 Variety Although vendors of MK-7 have done a study that shows MK-7 lasts longer … [Read more...]

What is Leaky Gut? aka Intestinal Permeability also called Gut Dysbiosis?

What Is Leaky Gut – The Science Behind It It might surprise you but Leaky Gut is exactly what it sounds like. The cells that line the intestinal wall are meant to act as a barrier to only allow fully digested nutrients through this wall and then into your blood stream and then is utilized within your body. But when Leaky Gut develops, these tightly packed cells begin to lose their structure and gaps form between them which allows undigested food particles, bacteria, yeast, … [Read more...]

Ian’s Osteoporosis, Broken Ankle, Atherosclerosis & Alzheimers Progress Report

In April 2011 Ian, my husband, and I made a video(below) and put in on you tube.  We talked about how coconut oil had been so effective after we discovered it could be used for Ian's Alzheimer's symptoms. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMw3d3ohx_s In December 2011, just before Christmas. Ian broke his ankle. and we discovered he had Osteoporosis &  a little later, atherosclerosis, which then led to many new understandings about the root cause of all three of his … [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...]

Teeth are as Good as What We Eat

Percentages of Teeth Attacked By Dental Caries in Primitive and Modernized Groups From Statistics by Dr Weston A Price. Group:          Primitive Diet*       Agrarian Diet* Swiss                           4.60                      29.8 Gaelics                        1.20                      30.0 Eskimos                      0.09                     13.0 Northern Indians       0.16                    21.5 Seminole Indians     4.00                      40.0 Melanesians              0.38 … [Read more...]