“There are lies, there are damn lies and there are statistics” Mark Twain (1845 – … Continue reading IN THE END THINGS SHOULD MAKE SENSE TO US
Recently, I asked this question to several people and they all agreed that Good Health is definitely a need. When I posed a follow-up question: What´s the difference between a want and a need? I found that there were differences of opinions. To distinguish the difference between a want and a need I decided to … Continue reading IS GOOD HEALTH A WANT OR A NEED?
One of my pet peeves is listening to people or reading articles that claim that getting a chronic disease is a natural part of ageing. Even doctors tell us that. If we believe that statement, then we are convincing ourselves that getting a chronic disease is inevitable and there´s not much we can do to … Continue reading HOW CAN WE PREVENT BREAST AND PROSTATE CANCER?
I hope that for those people who follow my Facebook page it has become obvious that my intentions have always been to provide cutting edge information on health and nutrition. The topics I choose are supported by the results of my own experience on a Whole Food Plant Based diet during these past 8+ years … Continue reading SCREENING FOR CANCER -The Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in many countries throughout the world. Here in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico it´s no different. The slogan is “Early Detection is The Solution”. Wait a minute! Shouldn´t the slogan be “Prevention is The Solution?” Detection means that you already got it…and chances are you´ve had it for many … Continue reading SCREENING FOR CANCERS – Mammograms
A man is waiting in the doctor´s office for a diagnosis. The doctor emerges and says, “I´m sorry to tell you but you have cancer. The man replies, “I´d like a second opinion” and the doctor responds, “You´re ugly too!” The problem is that opinions are like noses…everyone has one. That´s especially the case nowadays … Continue reading THE PALEO DIET -Another Low Carb Disguise?
What impressed me from the responses to my last 2 articles on Climate Change were the hundreds of sad faces (emogis) that people posted. Yes, the situation is sad…but fortunately there´s still time to change things around. This follow-up article shares the hope that I have…that together we can make a difference. With regards to … Continue reading HOW CAN WE KILL 3 BIRDS WITH ONE STONE?
I believe that most of us understand that what we eat effects our health, either positively or negatively, but I think that too few of us are aware of the effects that what we eat has on the Earth´s environment…including it´s animals, water, pollution and land damage. One of the problems is that, although 98% … Continue reading CLIMATE CHANGE – Part 2: The Solution is On Your Plate
For me, the experience of not consuming meat for more than 40 years and dairy for the past 8 years, combined with fact based nutrition research, has led me to conclude that Whole Food Plant Based nutrition is the healthiest path to optimal health and wellbeing. However, personal health is not the main reason why … Continue reading CLIMATE CHANGE – Part 1: Is Carbon Dioxide Really the Main Problem?
Yesterday was a banner day for me as my Go Whole Food Vegan Facebook page reached 1000+ followers...all from this year. Today I checked the statistics and what jumped right out at me is that 1/3 of my page followers are between the ages of 18 – 24 and more than 50% between 18 and … Continue reading CAN NUTRITION STUDIES BE TRUSTED? – Part 2