What is Cancer?

What is cancer? It’s the result of unhealthy cells ganging up on some tissue(s) in your body, overwhelming the healthy cells. We don’t “get” cancer cells; we already have them. We develop cancer. Actually, we allow cancer to develop. Harsh words, I think. For almost 10 years, I’ve been reading, talking with, listening to, and studying health blogs, sites, podcasts, documentaries, books, doctors, chiropractors, smart people, moms, dads, husbands, wives, and children. That’s my conclusion. A couple of years ago, I wrote a . . . → Read More

Tabata Training Workouts

Professor Izumi Tabata, creator of Tabata Training WorkoutsI learned about Tabata training workouts from Dr. Deborah at the WAPF conference in Hotlanta last November. I fell in love with the workout instantly. It’s just what this old fitness broad needs to keep a handle on decrepitude. The mantra “use it or lose it” applies quite specifically to muscles over the age of 30. Over the age of 50, well, . . . → Read More

Mitochondria Helps You Stay Warm and Burn Fat

How Mitochondria Helps You Stay Warm (even in this weather!)There is a timely and informative post this morning at Backdoor Survival about hypothermia. Informative even though it neglected to mention how mitochondria helps you stay warm, but we’ll get to that. Timely because it’s 3.7° F here right now and we could actually suffer this horror in our own backyard. Yikes. When we first moved to Kentucky — . . . → Read More

Food Allergy Causes and Cures

food allergy causes, curesYes, food allergy causes and CURES. The cure boils down to one item: heal your gut. There are several routes to the cure, just like there are several routes to gut health destruction. Funny, a not-so-funny thing is that every single path to gut health destruction I’ve ever heard of is FDA-approved. Just sayin’. This post on one of my yahoo groups is what set me off on gut health: “The past three years I’m dealing with food allergies. . . . → Read More

Back Away From That Spice: the FDA Spice Study Says it Could Kill You

FDA Spice Study ignores the spice bazaar in Istanbul where spice merchants have been selling spices safely since 1660Yesterday’s Activist Post article by Heather Callaghan mentioned an FDA Spice Study. Really? the FDA is studying spices? Because “spices are dangerous”? Why, in fact, yes, they are. Click here to . . . → Read More

Is Bob’s Red Mill Potato Starch GMO?

Is Bob's Red Mill Potato Starch GMO?I’ve been reading up on resistant starch and how beneficial it can be for healing your digestive tract. I’ve just started taking 1 T.* at night mixed in a little water (or kombucha or beet kvass). Pretty tasteless, and, yes, you get vivid dreams. Wow. *Working my way up to 4 T. . . . → Read More

Baker’s Green Acres: a $5 donation will save this family farm for Christmas!

Three Ways to Donate: When you shop at Amazon, use the Baker’s Green Acres Family Affiliate Link http://bit.ly/bakersamazon – it doesn’t cost you anything and can raise hundreds of dollars for the family. Just use it for your holiday shopping! Donate with PayPal: Choose the “Send Money” option, then send via a credit card or your PayPal or bank account to bakersgreenacres@yahoo.com. Donate with a check to: Baker’s Green Acres, Inc, 1579 Brinks Rd., Marion, MI 49665 FYI: The above video is from Christmas 2012 and the Bakers had to raise money to get through . . . → Read More

Crazy Delicious Hot Chocolate Recipe

Delicious Hot Chocolate Recipe‘Tis the season for a delicious hot chocolate recipe, right? Lately, we’ve been indulging our hot chocolate yayas almost every night. Today, however, at 1:30pm on a Sunday afternoon, there’s already a batch brewing. Icy rain outside, hot chocolate inside. A perfect combo. Here’s how to make our version. Please share yours in the comments — enjoy! Delicious Hot Chocolate Recipe Ingredients: 1/2 Gallon raw milk (if you can’t get raw, use pasteurized) 1/2 . . . → Read More