Bariatric surgery . . . . for kids?!

Bariatric surgery . . . . for kids?!

  That’s precisely what the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is recommending: more weight loss surgery for overweight kids. This sort of perverted advice reflects the deep and widespread failure of the healthcare system to address nutrition and health,...
Wheat Belly saving Keoni over $16,000 per year

Wheat Belly saving Keoni over $16,000 per year

  Keoni shared an update on his Wheat Belly experience. If you haven’t yet seen Keoni’s inspiring video testimonial, you can view it here. After having lost 80+ pounds and being relieved of numerous health conditions, he has gained the confidence of...
Mucous: Gooey, slimy . . . and necessary

Mucous: Gooey, slimy . . . and necessary

You probably don’t think too often about the mucous lining of your gastrointestinal tract, this mix of proteins and polysaccharides that provides a barrier between the gastrointestinal lining and gastrointestinal contents. Without it, however, and you would not...
The truth about oats and oatmeal

The truth about oats and oatmeal

The oat industry has done a good job of casting a halo over oats and oatmeal, even lobbying the FDA to allow a “heart healthy” claim because of its ability, via the beta glucan fiber content, to reduce total and LDL cholesterol (which is true). They have...