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...]

Finale of the Italian odyssey: The Evolutionary Alkaline Paleo diet

Is the world's population evolving or devolving?  How much is our new SAD responsible for the what I see as the world's  de-evolution? I am asking myself these questions as we are on our way home after being in Italia for the last 6 months and am sitting in Bangkok International Airport.  We just ate by necessity a rather sweet meat and vegetable dish at an airport restaurant.  Everything is sweet in Thailand it seems. Till now I thought that the Thais' have been spared the SAD results … [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...]

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...]

How Important Are Good Fats on an Alkaline Paleo Diet? – Very Important!

Eating enough good meat fats, butter, ghee, coconut, olive oil is very important. There is a tendency in the those who are on this program to not eat enough especially fats.  We have been told for so long to not eat much fat it's very hard for us to immediately understand that good fats are not at all unhealthy. Once we no longer have wheat and grains in our diet we tend to start eating naturally less as the addictive cravings that made us eat these carbohydrates (especially the wheat) have gone … [Read more...]

Is it Possible to Maintain Alkaline Balance on a Diet including Meat?

Here are the 13 reasons why our bodies, if given the right nutrition, will be so much more alkaline when including meat in the diet. 1.   On the Alkaline Paleo diet stress is greatly relieved.  Stress is the greatest acidifier and getting the right nutrition will calm the mind enormously.  It's been both mine and Ian's experience that stress is no longer nearly the problem it was prior to going on this Alkaline Paleo diet. By getting all of our amino acids so necessary from high quality … [Read more...]

Are You a Live To Eat OR a Eat to Live Kind of Person?

Looking For A Different Passion Other Than Food? I have been a Live to Eat (and drink)  kind of person... ... and changing over to a Eat to Live person has been an interesting... and challenging experience. I realised I actually needed to find my passion to fill my need for meaning instead of using food for that purpose. No more thinking constantly of what treat to make or to buy or looking in the fridge constantly to see if something have magically appeared that takes my fancy as a … [Read more...]

Why the Alkaline Paleo Diet?

Why a Diet At All? Why Not Just a Pill or a Super food to Fix My Particular Ailment?  When I took a pharmaceutical drug, a vitamin pill, natural remedy or a super food I became aware that these remedies might give me some relief from my particular ailment temporarily.... but that any remedy, be it natural or chemical,  couldn't  address the fundamental problem for why that ailment  occurred in the first place. I can't say that the latest super food will fix our bodies up just like that … [Read more...]

Autoimmune diseases can be turned around with Paleo Diet – One mans incredible journey

Taken from http://thedomesticman.com/my-story/ I am sure with time he will make a full recovery turning his whole health around. "For the purposes of this website, my life was pretty boring until 2005. And then at the age of 25, out of nowhere, I had a stroke. 2005 – a few months after the stroke I had always considered myself to be pretty healthy, and had no major health issues prior to that. The stroke occurred as a result of a lesion (most likely a blood clot) in the right side … [Read more...]

My Response to a Woman Whose Sanity is Questioned Because She has her Kids on a Paleo Diet.

This lady has been on the Low Carb/High Fat diet.  In a previous testimonial she told the story of how her oncologist has  found that her benign brain tumour is now  shrinking.   She has had two scans and the latest scan shows it has shrunk even further. Given this fact it is even more astounding that her husband can be so against her decision to feed her children the same food that is making her well. Her Letter: Dear fellow Candida sufferers, Yesterday, my very dear husband did the … [Read more...]