1. Expert Diet Advice: “Disease Proof”

    Continuing on the exploratory path of expert diet advice, today’s blog is a synopsis of the book Disease-Proof. Although many of the foundational aspects of a “healthy diet” are similar in many of the expert-written books I’m reviewing (listed below), some of the differences can leave you stumped as to what you should (really) eat...or not. Slim by Design Disease Proof The Mediterranean Zo…Read More

  2. How Unhealthy Food Causes Disease

    I love to understand how stuff works, and I was reading a really interesting clinical review (Cao, 2014) the other day that explained at a cellular level how unhealthy food can cause chronic disease. It was fascinating! The Assembly Line A particular organelle (endoplasmic reticulum) in your cells uses a template of your genes to make proteins in an “assembly line” fashion. These proteins, onc…Read More