Health & Food

About Following the COVID Rules

  As I write, the world is experiencing a sharp increase in the cases of Covid-19. 600,000 reported daily cases (there are many more) and 10,000 reported daily deaths (there are many more). Canada and its provinces are also seeing a spike in cases with the city of Toronto and GTA seemingly most vulnerable.  Individual

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The Heart And Stroke Foundation Is Wasting Our Money

With respect, perhaps deserved, let me inform whomever wishes to read my presentation and especially The Heart and Stroke Foundation, that the basics of their accepted food research and the core of their preconceived beliefs about food health have been proven to be erroneous!!!! A recent Heart and Stroke Foundation mailout for donations included a

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A Follow Up to “Don’t Be Scared”

                          In my last blog I emphasized my positivity even in the face of the Novel Coronavirus. Every month, scientists learn more to share with us about the infectivity and morbidity of this virus. Some symptoms of COVID-19 have been added to the

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Don’t Be Scared

                                  DON’T BE SCARED…  ALL ABOUT COVID-19—FOLLOW THE RULES   The world has changed since my last blog of early March 2020! In that five weeks the novel coronavirus infection total has reached 1.5 million people and the death total

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Aren’t We Lucky

  It was my intention to have this missive be about some of my pet peeves. That negativity has been shelved and permanently… why would you care to hear them anyway and I have no control over any of them. A book by Swedish writer Hans Rosling named FACTFULNESS has had a profound effect on

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Myths In The Science Of Nutrition

  The truth can be surprising even upsetting. John F Kennedy in his commencement address at Yale University in 1962 said, “The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie- -deliberate, contrived and dishonest- -but the myth- -persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. Too often we hold fast to the clichés of our forebears.

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What Is Going On With Food?

  This is my inaugural blog (Web log, an acronym I’ve learned.) My blog will be a monthly (approximately) potpourri of health and nutrition statements and discussions, and with my best efforts, factually presented and evidence-based. There will be surprises to keep your interest(I hope) like “cholesterol is not really cholesterol”. “ saturated fat has

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