Archive for the ‘Disease’ Category

Coca Cola and Lance Armstrong

” I’m not urging the government to step in and block your ability to enjoy Coca-Cola or to wear LiveStrong bracelets. I’m appealing to you to make those choices for your health and your integrity. Restrict your consumption of sugar and support other cancer agencies that don’t cheat in order to make a profit. That sends the clearest message.”

Posted on January 15, 2013 at 9:46 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diet, Disease, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Insulin, Sugar

McDonald’s Drops Pink Slimy Stuff!

Tweet Poor McDonald’s just can’t do anything right. Every time they try, they can’t shake the widely-held speculation that they are chiefly responsible for the obesity epidemic. I know you’ve heard it: The reason the children in the inner cities are so fat is because they have little access to fruits and vegetables. Instead, they […]

Posted on February 1, 2012 at 8:36 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diet, Disease, Obesity, Sugar

Returning Vegans

Tweet I read a very interesting piece in Time magazine regarding the return to meat-eating by former vegetarians. CBS News performed a study claiming that ex-vegetarians outnumber current ones by a 3 to 1 margin. I found that quite surprising. Not that I’ve ever looked into it all that much, but I was still suprised […]

Posted on July 11, 2011 at 9:21 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diet, Disease

Prejudiced Doctors

Tweet I’ve always maintained that the biggest problem with the modern medical community is their overconfidence. On the one hand, they’ve become very good at keeping us alive and applying band-aids to chronic disease. Their biggest shortcoming is that they can’t cure practically anything. Some of it is their fault but most of it is […]

Posted on July 4, 2011 at 4:13 pm by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diet, Disease, Obesity, Sugar, Uncategorized

I Am Therefore I Think!

Tweet The title comes from John Galt, the character of Ayn Rand’s book, Atlas Shrugged. He declared that “man cannot survive except by gaining knowledge, and reason is the only means to gain it. Reason is the faculty that perceives, identifies and integrates the material provided by his senses. The task of his senses is […]

Posted on June 18, 2011 at 6:41 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Anthropology, Cancer, Diet, Disease, Obesity, Populations

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