Monthly Archives: March 2017

Guess What “Cane Sugar” Is?

“Cane sugar” is having a little moment, especially in the beverage market. Several “health food store” brands of soda — the sort of thing that makes a mockery of the very term “health food” — proudly list cane sugar on their labels. And now the behemoth of the soda market, Coca-Cola, is getting in on…

HAH! Don’t Want To Be an I-Told-You-So…

At the beginning of the year, I posted about telomeres, their importance to longevity, and the new promise of telomerase activators, which appear to be able to quite literally reverse aging. That is, of course, an alluring idea. This long-time health geek could not resist. So when my very generous father-in-law gave me a big…

How To Say This Without Being Political?

I have for nearly 20 years now resolutely kept my politics out of my writing regarding low carb diets and health. So I need to say this without taking sides. Bear with me. We in the US are currently in a huge, acrimonious debate about health care — the cost of it, how to pay…

What I’ve Learned About Pressure Cooking

I’ve been working on low carb/keto pressure cooker recipes. To be honest, I started doing this because I was getting requests for low carbohydrate, LCHF pressure cooker recipes at an increasing pace. I’d seen the infomercial about the Power Pressure Cooker XL — who hasn’t? — and I confess I was not drawn in. What…