Spring Cleaning – Love your Liver (Part 1)

If there is one organ that I am most fascinated by in the body it is the liver. Not only is the liver the second largest organ after the skin, it has an incredible ability to stay alive and to regenerate. The liver has the ability to regenerate (grow back even after most of it … Continue reading Spring Cleaning – Love your Liver (Part 1)

The Good – Saturated Fats (Part 2)

A lot of the mis-guided information about saturated fats came from poorly done studies.  Testing saturated fats on rabbits (who are not designed to consume meat) and comparing this to humans was the first mistake. Not paying attention to other factors in the subjects’ diet, like carbohydrates, was the biggest mistake. In 2010, an extensive … Continue reading The Good – Saturated Fats (Part 2)

Fats: A Big Fat Lie

Have you ever wondered why you crave fried, fatty foods after a night of drinking? It’s because alcohol depletes your body and brain of fat and it wants it back! As a result you end up craving any kind of fat. Usually we end up opting for french fries, burgers, or hotdogs—the greasier the better. … Continue reading Fats: A Big Fat Lie

Metabolic Typing – Eat Right for Your Body Type (and Genetic-Ethnicity)

Thirty years after Dr. Weston Price realized that there was no ideal diet Dr. William Kelley built on this idea and concluded that a person’s metabolism was influenced by two genetic components. The first is what is referred to as ‘Autonomic Nervous System Dominance’. Essentially, the sympathetic nervous system (fight or flight) helps you burn … Continue reading Metabolic Typing – Eat Right for Your Body Type (and Genetic-Ethnicity)