Category: Health

gout

Gout: The Big Toe Ache

Often, our introduction to gout comes when we wake up with a big toe that hurts more than we thought a toe could hurt. Shoes aren’t going to...

concussions

Concussions Will Change Your Life

We’re way too casual about concussions. In fact, when I suffered a concussion in a car accident (from a car glancing off the driver’s door of my car...

The Problems With Bread

The Problems With Bread

Mercy, Maude, this bread mess is something else! You’ve probably heard that celiac disease and bread don’t mix. And perhaps you’ve heard that bromine, used for dough conditioning...

cholesterol

Three Cheers For Cholesterol

Saturated fat is a beautiful thing. And worrying about cholesterol levels is a waste of time. Now, this isn’t what you’re hearing in the doctor’s office or reading...

cows eat

Does It Matter What Cows Eat?

It’s come to this. We can’t just go buy any old steak and enjoy it in good health. Enjoy it, yes. In good health? Not so much. So...

fluoride

The Fluoride Hoax

We’ve been told a lie. The poobahs said if we added fluoride to our water it would strengthen our teeth and bones. And we believed them. Even encouraged...

Thyroid

Thyroid Boosters

So, there you are, dragging your patooty through one grey day after another, wondering where your brain went, why your body aches and if you’ll ever feel good...