By Dr. Harsh K. Luthar
Have you heard of Chaimacolate? It is pronounced Chai-Ma-Co-Late
Of course, you have not! I just made this term up to describe the Super Rich Energy drink that I have been taking off and on for the last year. Continue reading
The raw food movement is “mushrooming” as classes and events are “sprouting” up across the globe, “cultivating” a large number of raw-curious people wondering why any sane person would cease to cook their food. This article is meant to “plant a seed” of basic reasons why one might consider including a greater number of foods in their natural state of grace and in part two, why becoming vegan is the only option for healing our planet, whether we choose cooked or raw. Continue reading
Dan Buttner’s The Blue Zones (National Geographic Society, 2008) is a great read for those wanting to keep up with the science of aging but not wanting to read the associated academic journals. In the early 2000s, the National Geographic Society sent a team of longevity experts to those 4 slender geographic areas of the world where people are much more likely to attain the age of 100, in good health, than all other places on earth. The areas are Loma Linda, CA, USA (virtually all 7th-Day Adventists); the Nicoyan peninsula in Costa Rica; the interior hill country of Sardinia; and the northern interior of Okinawa. Though difficult to parse out, the teams found commonalities among these 4 Blue Zones and assessed that longevity was a function of these factors: Continue reading
In 1985 on a visit to family in Australia I was on Bondi Beach, where I ate a hamburger. I fell asleep on the beach and had a strange dream that I was a cow. I saw the whole process of the slaughterhouse, including fear, smells, noises, terror, cruel treatment etc.
It was a horrifying nightmare and I awoke saying aloud ‘They know, they know they are to be cruelly slaughtered’. That day I became a vegetarian. I had always said that if I ever really thought about the morality of eating meat, I would probably stop. Continue reading
Learning about calcium’s functions and its related diseases is all fun and interesting but the bottom line is that we need useful information that we can actually apply in our daily life.
Here it is! Not only a triple strong calcium plan but how about a triple square plan? OK, enough mathematics, let’s get it going already. Continue reading