Alternative Medicine

Some thoughts about health care

August 18, 2011 Alternative Medicine

The health care “crisis” a few years ago centered on the idea that 40 million people were without health insurance. The focus was on health insurance as though it produced health, but most of the time it only produces sick care. The focus on sick care rather than health is due to the lack of [...]

The Average American’s “Toxic Diet”

August 10, 2011 Alternative Medicine

It is the toxins that Americans are eating and drinking that is causing the epidemic of overweight. Our bodies cannot handle the volume of toxins we consume on a daily basis. Think processed food does not have toxins? In the article “Why McDonald’s Fries Taste So Good” (The Atlantic Monthly, January 2001), the author, Eric [...]

Fasting and Diseases

August 2, 2011 Alternative Medicine

I am always surprised by medical professionals who ought to know better when they say that fasting (or a juice fast like the Master Cleanse) is dangerous, will cause heart trouble, will cause death, etc. They obviously haven’t ever tried the Master Cleanse or other fasts, or even read Fasting – and Eating – for [...]