Monthly Archives: February 2012

My letter to the Wall Street Journal: It’s NOT just about gluten

The Wall Street Journal carried this report of a new proposed classification of the various forms of gluten sensitivity: New Guide to Who Really Shouldn’t Eat Gluten This represents progress. Progress in understanding of wheat-related illnesses, as well as progress … Continue reading

Posted in Amylopectin, Gliadin, Gluten-free, Wheat | 7 Comments

60-year old man dies of high cholesterol

Never saw a headline like this? Neither have I. That’s because it doesn’t happen. Cholesterol doesn’t harm, maim, or kill. It is simply used as a crude–very crude–marker. It is, in reality, a component of the body, of the cell … Continue reading

Posted in Cholesterol, Coronary disease, Coronary plaque | 12 Comments