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I Survived the Fast-Mimicking Diet

I just got done eating nothing but avocados and veggie powder for five days. Why? For better long and short term health. It’s been clear for a while that one of the main reasons for what are called Western Diseases … Continue reading

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Micro-Baking in the CWM-200 Convection Microwave

My tiny yurt has a tiny kitchen, so it’s critical each appliance wear as many hats as possible. I tried my first baking experiments with my Cuisinart CMW-200, a smallish oven that combines a microwave, convection oven, and grill all … Continue reading

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Urgency

“You can’t just do whatever you feel like.” “You can’t just do anything you want.” “You have to learn self-restraint.” “You’re only interested in gratifying your desires.” “You don’t care about anything but your own pleasure.” Can you hear the … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy

There has probably been something in this chapter to tweak nearly everyone. When things fall apart, we look for a redoubt, some familiar institution that we can rely on as a repository of goodness and truth. In this age, there … Continue reading

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Surgeries Present and Future

I helped my Dad go for surgery today. The procedure itself was successful, but, as with many body tinkerings with older people, there were several minor complications and he ended up in the ICU overnight. I think he’ll be ok, … Continue reading

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Feeling Depressed? Time to Change Your Gut Bacteria!

This article details the growing scientific evidence that a huge amount of the neuro-chemical activity in our “brain” is actually happening in our gut, and by improving eating habits and adding the proper probiotics, profound changes in mood and attention … Continue reading

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Paleo Cooking Update, Week 1

We made it through Week 1 of Gail’s Paleo trial. So far the main thing we’ve noticed is a decrease in carb cravings and some weight loss. I’m only down 2 lbs, which is pretty meaningless considered I got my … Continue reading

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