A Review of Coconut’s Health Benefits, 2020: on Cancer, Dementia, Metabolism, Mitochondria (or: The Coconut Oil Conundrum)

Originally posted on Become Something New:
The intermittent reminder of just how misled and unaware the public is of basic nutritional principles that can save their lives is an encouragement to continue writing about them.? I spoke to an elderly woman whose husband’s Alzheimer’s has progressed to hallucinations and childlike cognition. She and her family…

Vitamin A and Thyroid: Selected quotes from The Thyroid (1951) by McGavack & Winfield

We have much to learn from older physiology textbooks. They are often a source of invaluable knowledge which has been lost/abandoned over the last decades of the 20th century. A book such as McGavack’s The Thyroid, that provides traditional medical knowledge about thyroid physiology, can help to dispel some of the current dogmas about the thyroid. –Continue reading “Vitamin A and Thyroid: Selected quotes from The Thyroid (1951) by McGavack & Winfield”

Grant Genereux and Vitamin A Pt.1

Grant Genereux has written a couple books on the supposed toxicity of Vitamin A. His most recent, Poisoning for Profits, is a well written and researched piece arguing that vitamin A is a toxin, behind most auto-immune diseases. It’s become somewhat of a hot topic in the health/nutrition community over the past year. I don’tContinue reading “Grant Genereux and Vitamin A Pt.1”

ADHD therapy with Niacinamide (Vitamin B3)

I first heard of Vitamin B3 and its therapeutic effects from reading the works of Abram Hoffer (1917-2009). He’s quite famous in the field of orthomolecular medecine for his treatment of psychiatric disorders with nutritional therapy. (i.e. large doses of vitamins and minerals). Vitamin B3 seems to have a profound calming effect. Niacinamide is theContinue reading “ADHD therapy with Niacinamide (Vitamin B3)”

Dried figs, morning fruits & coffee

I was in Tunisia recently, and over there I had lots of dried figs coated in olive oil. I found them quite delicious, especially for breakfast. In fact, coffee and dried fruits have become my adaptation of a Peat breakfast. You get calories, sugar, antioxidants and vitamins with little to no digestive inhibitors and itContinue reading “Dried figs, morning fruits & coffee”