Diabetes and Dementia July 6, 2020

There is growing evidence that Diabetes (especially Type 2) is linked to Dementia. A 2016 study says, “A confluence of factors related to dietary changes, sedentary lifestyle, and an aging population in Western cultures has led to a rapid rise in the incidence of type 2 diabetes, a disease that carries enormous burden in termsContinue reading “Diabetes and Dementia July 6, 2020”

Hangry July 5, 2020 High Fat diet may improve longevity and boost reproductive success, protect against stroke

(Crow Edition) I am thrilled to have found Kaeli Swift, PhD, who has extensively studied Corvids, especially my favourite, crows. “A new study published in The Condor by Dr. Andrea Townsend et al. examines the relationship between urbanization, junk food, and the body conditions of crows. To conduct this study, her team blood sampled 140Continue reading “Hangry July 5, 2020 High Fat diet may improve longevity and boost reproductive success, protect against stroke”

Hangry June 29, 2020 T2 Diabetes is not a disease

Younkuk Choi (2019) says: “Diabetes is not a disease and is certainly not an irreversible disease that requires management by taking drugs for the rest of your life. Do not believe that you are suffering a serious disease. There is absolutely no reason for you to despair or shed a tear. Diabetes is simply aContinue reading “Hangry June 29, 2020 T2 Diabetes is not a disease”

Hangry June 22, 2020 Seed oils are a major contributor to Diseases of Civilization

I just watched Dr. Chris Knobbe’s presentation, “Diseases of Civilization: Are Seed Oil Excesses the Unifying Mechanism?” available on Youtube as of today, June 22, 2020. Low Carb Down Under says, “Dr. Knobbe’s research efforts and revolutionary hypothesis for the nutritional basis of AMD [Age-related Macular Degeneration] have resulted in a published scientific paper, aContinue reading “Hangry June 22, 2020 Seed oils are a major contributor to Diseases of Civilization”

Hangry June 13, 2020 Getting rid of sweets, asking for dried fish

Food Waste Heroes and Salvagers United A free-food sharing website explains their system, their goal of zero food waste: “What is OLIO and how do I use it? OLIO connects neighbours with each other and with local shops so surplus food and other items can be shared, not thrown away. All items on OLIO areContinue reading “Hangry June 13, 2020 Getting rid of sweets, asking for dried fish”

Hangry June 8, 2020 Lionel Shriver (Big Brother, 2013) reminds me of Miriam Toews (All My Puny Sorrows, 2014)

Lionel (born Margaret Ann) Shriver says of her book: “About a sister who risks her marriage by setting up house with a morbidly obese older brother to help him lose weight, the novel is a fantasy of sorts. It was a pale substitute: if I couldn’t save my brother in real life, I could saveContinue reading “Hangry June 8, 2020 Lionel Shriver (Big Brother, 2013) reminds me of Miriam Toews (All My Puny Sorrows, 2014)”

Hangry May 31, 2020 Down the rabbit hole

So, a chef named Joshna Maharaj was on CBC radio’s Sunday Edition this morning to promote her new book, “Take back the tray Revolutionizing food in hospitals, schools, and other institutions,” and I thought “Yay! My new best friend!” So I looked up her website and found an excerpt.  She is opposed to the carbyContinue reading “Hangry May 31, 2020 Down the rabbit hole”

Hangry May 23, 2020 Church Larder meals

From a church Facebook page yesterday, May 22 2020: “[We] completed our last day of Larder cooking for the summer on Wed. There are quite a few meals & soups in the freezer at this time. I want to just thank all the people who have in this 2019-2020 Larder year contributed help in theContinue reading “Hangry May 23, 2020 Church Larder meals”

Hangry May 18, 2020 Beware the Ides of March

At about week 9 of Stay at Home, I had a sense of déjà vu re self-isolation, because me and my little family have done this kind of thing before, when the kidling was nine years old, so sixteen years ago. My husband was a co-owner of a thriving business, and one day in mid-March hisContinue reading “Hangry May 18, 2020 Beware the Ides of March”

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