The Western Diet

THE WESTERN DIET KILLS US YET AGAIN…Inflammatory bowel disease is when your body attacks its own gut.  Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s are the biggies.  Not only are these diseases bad enough all on their own, but these conditions are associated with much higher rates of colorectal cancer.  This particular study implicates the Western Diet (high […]

Proton-Pump Inhibitors and Heart Disease

3RD LEADING CLASS OF MEDICATION LINKED TO HEART DISEASE? Given my understanding of human physiology, I consider the act of digestion and assimilation of nutrients to be one of the most important things that our bodies do.  Off the top of my head, I can list at least 10 things that stomach acid is absolutely […]

High Protein, Gut

LOSING WEIGHT THIS WAY MAY DAMAGE THE COLON?  The high protein / low carb (aka Atkin’s diet) has never been a good idea with only a few exceptions.  In general, this type of diet will kill you in the long run, and this particular study suggests that the route of deceasement (Word is suggesting that […]

Drugs for Ulcers; Extreme Dangers of Long-Term Use

If you’ve got a bleeding ulcer, drugs that block acid like Nexium, Prilosec and Aciphex can save your life.  Even if that ulcer is caused by your daily anti-inflammatory. However, for the remaining 99% of the time that acid-blocking drugs are used, they can wreak havoc. You see, the body digests….and it does everything else.  […]

Acid Blocking Drugs Destroy the Stomach and Lead to Cancer

ARE YOU TAKING THIS CLASS OF DRUGS FOR STOMACH PROBLEMS? Proton pump inhibitors like Prilosec, Nexium, Aciphex and a very popular class of drugs for gastritis and heartburn.  This class of drugs was designed ONLY for short term use (several months at most) and yet many patients remain on them for years.  First off, it […]