RSS Subscribers: Don’t Miss Out!


Google Reader (the most popular RSS service) is going out of service tomorrow (July 1st). If you use Google Reader and RSS to follow this blog, you’ll need to find an alternate way of staying tuned in. You have a few options: Subscribe via email. I typically send out 1–3 emails a week with summaries and links to the most recent articles on the blog. Just below this article you’ll see a picture of me… Read More

The Acid-Alkaline Myth: Part 2


In Part 1 of this series, I talked about why the basic premise of the acid-alkaline theory is flawed, and I showed that the evidence doesn’t support the idea that a net acid-forming diet is harmful to bone health. Now I want to look at the effect of dietary acid load on other health conditions. Can the acidity or alkalinity of your diet affect your risk for muscle loss, cancer, and more?  Muscle Wasting There… Read More

The Roundup


Here is The Roundup, Edition 8, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past A press release at the Wall Street Journal recently reported that three new studies have shown raw milk to be a low-risk food. These papers, along with dozens of others, were presented at the Canadian Centre for Disease Control in Vancouver. The presentation demonstrated how inappropriate evidence has been mistakenly used to… Read More

Recipe: Gambas Al Ajillo


Cook up this classic and simple Spanish dish to start fixing your own tapas at home! Ingredients: ½ lb of prawns, fresh or thawed (we used fifteen size large 26/30 shrimp) 2 TB olive oil or fat of choice 1/8 tsp spicy red chili flakes (more, less, or omit to taste) 1 to 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced – for large cloves cut in half lengthwise before slicing Spanish paprika 2 to 3 TB fresh… Read More

The Acid-Alkaline Myth: Part 1


Many of you have probably heard of the ‘alkaline diet’. There are a few different versions of the acid-alkaline theory circulating the internet, but the basic claim is that the foods we eat leave behind an ‘ash’ after they are metabolized, and this ash can be acid or alkaline (alkaline meaning more basic on the pH scale). According to the theory, it is in our best interest to make sure we eat more alkaline foods… Read More

RHR: Solutions for Snoring, Overactive Bladder, and Balancing Goitrogens in Your Diet


Another Q&A episode. Enjoy! In this episode, we cover: 1:57 What did Chris eat for breakfast? 4:00 The latest private practice update 12:40 How to balance goitrogens in your diet 22:18 What to do about an overactive bladder (especially at night) 26:36 Solutions for snoring 40:16 Are microwaves safe? 44:05 Are some probiotics bad for you? Links We Discuss Additional Reading: Whole Health Source Series on Malocclusion WAPF Article: “Is it Mental or is it… Read More