A Guilt-Free, Tasty Sweetener

In a previous post, Dr. Sears wrote about a natural sweetener called xylitol, which can be used in place of sugar. Xylitol scores only seven on the glycemic index, so it has a minimal effect on blood sugar and insulin levels (and can actually help prevent tooth...

MSG and Obesity

John Erb, a research assistant at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, wondered what has been causing the rapid increase in the occurrence of obesity over the past 15 years. Though obesity is not a “one-cause condition,” some of his digging...

Too Much of a Good Thing

“Trust in God but make sure your camels are tied up” – Arabic Proverb Living our dream is quite different from dreaming it. For one thing, there’s a lot more poop than my wife and I had considered when our farm was still a dream. Then there is...