On 4 May 2019, Christine and I spent an exciting hour with Dr. Jose Cordeiro author of “La Muerte de la Muerte” and candidate for the European Parliament. While currently living in Spain, Jose is in many ways a citizen of the world continually traveling as he pursues the many areas in which he is active.… Read the rest
Coping with Prostate Cancer
Being diagnosed with prostate cancer can be a life-shattering experience, although the prognosis for 5 year survival is very high. There are alternative/supplemental treatments, to the standard treatments, that actually provide a cure so that after remission there is disappearance of the cancer and no recurrence.… Read the rest
Three days in Berlin this spring were perhaps the most exciting three days I have lived in the past few years! I was attending the SENS Conference for 2018 — a conference focused on research aimed at letting us live longer, in fact much longer, lives.… Read the rest
Walking, for humans, is a natural form of locomotion. Our bodies have evolved in such a way as to be able to walk and walking is a form of activity that keeps our bodies functioning properly. However, walking is generally a slow way of getting from A to B and so people use other forms of locomotion to achieve the task of transportation.… Read the rest
On our recent Holistic Holiday cruise a leading vegan cardiologist, Dr. Joel Kahn, gave a talk entitled “The Miracle of Heart Disease Reversal”. Joel is an interesting cardiologist who has been vegan for 41 years and is active in promoting vegan health through his practice and by operating the Green Space Cafe and another vegan restaurant and a vegan food truck in the Detroit area.… Read the rest
This is an unabashed Plug for Plant Stock (disclosure: we get no reward if you attend, other than knowing we have helped someone)
For the past 6 years, about the third weekend in August, an event called “Plant Stock” is held at the Esselstyn farm in Claverack, New York.… Read the rest
Eat banana peels? YES!
My son Adrian brought this Business Insider article to my attention – an article that includes several uses for bananas in food and cooking.
In particular the article states that:
“ The sweet flesh of a medium-sized banana contains significant percentages of your daily recommended intake of various nutrients, such as:
- 12% of your daily fiber, which helps with digestion and may help lower your risk of diabetes
- 17% of your vitamin C, which is important for your immune system as well as growth and development
- 20% of your vitamin B-6, which aids the body’s ability to convert food into energy
- 12% of your potassium, which helps in development of cells, tissues, and organs throughout the body
- 8% of your magnesium, which is important for the body’s energy productions and regulating glucose and blood pressure levels
If you then eat the skin along with the flesh you get an even bigger boost in these same nutrients .… Read the rest
I am often asked if my diet has caused me to suffer loss of muscle performance.
Since I wrote the blog earlier this year on my experiences with a vegan, gluten free diet I have become aware of yet another incredible benefit to the diet.… Read the rest
Just over three years ago, on 1 February 2012, I read a book by Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. , “Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease”, which has completely changed my health and my life. Many have asked about this experience over the past three years and so this is a summary of my experience to date.… Read the rest
About twenty five years ago when I visited my opthalmologist I was told that it seemed as if I had cholesterol and should have it checked by my doctor. I was not surprised that I had high cholesterol, because a couple of months earlier I had been told that by my doctor.… Read the rest