Monthly Archives: July 2011

Wheat Belly coming to bookstores!

Anyone following the conversations on these pages know that I have some very serious concerns about this thing being sold to us called “wheat”–cause it ain’t wheat! It is the result of incredible genetics shenanigans inflicted on this plant, mostly … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Wheat, Wheat belly | 18 Comments

The exception to low-carb

I witness spectacular results restricting carbohydrates, both in the office as well as in my online experiences, such as those in Track Your Plaque. Of course, the diet I advocate is not just low-carb; it starts with elimination of wheat … Continue reading

Posted in Apoprotein E, Low-carb diets, Low-fat diet | 60 Comments

Can I eat quinoa?

. . . or beans, or brown rice, or sweet potatoes? Or how about amaranth, sorghum, oats, and buckwheat? Surely corn on the cob is okay! These are, of course, non-wheat carbohydrates. They lack several crucial undesirable ingredients found in … Continue reading

Posted in Blood glucose, Blood sugar, Glycemic index, Low-carb diets | 15 Comments

Lipoproteins . . . zero!

With the recent refinements in our approach to correction of the lipoprotein abnormalities that lead to coronary plaque and heart disease risk, I have been witnessing more and more people achieve: Small LDL particles 0 nmol/L Lipoprotein(a) 0 nmol/L For … Continue reading

Posted in Lipoprotein testing, Lipoprotein(a), Small LDL | 23 Comments

Chocolate almond biscotti

Biscotti are twice-baked biscuits or cookies that are perfect for dipping into coffee, latté, or espresso. These wheat-free, low-carb biscotti are rich with the taste of chocolate and almonds. Yield: approximately 15 biscotti Ingredients: 2 cups almond meal ½ cup … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Wheat-free, Wheat-free recipes | 8 Comments

Sun green tea

Here’s a great way to enjoy the health benefits of green tea during the summer: sun green tea. I dropped two green tea bags into approximately one-half gallon of cold water in a clear glass jar. I placed the jar … Continue reading

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Calling all super-duper weight losers!

Have you lost at least 1/2 your weight, e.g., 300 lbs down to 150 lbs? If you have, I have a major national magazine editor looking to talk to you. If you have gone wheat-free and/or followed the dietary advice … Continue reading

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Lp(a): Be patient with fish oil

High-dose omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil has become the number one strategy for reduction of lipoprotein(a), Lp(a), in the Track Your Plaque program for gaining control over coronary plaque and heart disease risk. The original observations made in Tanzanian … Continue reading

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Baby your pancreas

There it is, sitting quietly tucked under your diaphragm, nestled beneath layers of stomach and intestines, doing its job of monitoring blood sugar, producing insulin, and secreting the digestive enzymes that allow you to convert a fried egg, tomato, or … Continue reading

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