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Alzheimer’s disease and the ketogenic diet

Alzheimer’s disease and the ketogenic diet

When it comes to Alzheimer’s Disease, we’d all love to hear about a cure. Better yet, we’d love to hear about a diet or lifestyle that guarantees prevention. Diet and nutrition are certainly on the radar screen for prevention research, but at the moment we 

Healthy Fat Inflation Strategy

Healthy Fat Inflation Strategy

Olive oil is a Good News fat. Consumption is linked to lower risk for heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. It’s a mainstay of the healthy Mediterranean diet and is recommended by most public health organizations. Quality olive oil is expensive. Even the less expensive 

10 easy ways to use avocados

10 easy ways to use avocados

If there’s one thing I hate it’s food waste. So imagine my horror at the recent U.S. embargo on avocados from Mexico. Thanks to a series of violent incidents and threats against a U.S. plant inspector, avocado imports from Mexico were halted. Avocados are highly 

I love peanuts

I love peanuts

Some people love ice cream. Some people love chocolate. Some people can’t stop eating chips. My secret food addiction: homemade bread + a touch of unsalted butter + a generous dollop of so-called ‘old fashioned’ creamy peanut butter. I love peanuts, but old fashioned style 

Scary Dairy?

Scary Dairy?

One of my health newsletters included this recent headline: “Dairy Fat’s Heart Benefit.” Benefit? But, but but…. ever since the mid-20th Century, we’ve been bombarded with scary warnings about dairy fats. Butter, cheese, cream and whole milk are loaded with saturated fat which causes heart 

Is olive oil the only healthy oil?

Is olive oil the only healthy oil?

Sometimes I sound like a broken record to myself: Use olive oil Olive oil is the best choice Switch to olive oil Olive oil, olive oil, olive oil!! Can olive oil really be so uniquely important for health? More so that any other oil? Where