The Big Picture

General discussion of broad topics fundamental to wellness

Stress and the Body’s Response Part I

  Recently it seems everywhere you look someone is talking about stress. The usual implication is that stress is bad for our health. Many conditions such as ulcers, migraines, insomnia, anxiety, depression, weight gain, and fatigue are referred to as stress-related. Even cardiovascular disease, in particular heart attacks and strokes, are thought to be brought(…)

Foundation For Human Nutrition part IV

  As stated in Part one, some of my findings when researching the effect of foods on the human body have uncovered information that challenges the common wisdom of a healthy diet. In this post much of that information will be the foundation of my discussion. It is important to reiterate that there are no(…)

Foundation For Human Nutrition Part III

    We have covered the major components of a healthy human diet in the previous post. The whole animal and plant foods in your diet will contain the necessary carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins. These foods will also contain the majority of the necessary minerals and water. Fresh Water and dry minerals have always been(…)

Foundation For Human Nutrition Part II

  What should I eat to be healthy? There are many diets on the planet today. Most of these diets are significantly influenced by modern industry. Almost all are influenced to some extent. While this has allowed for a more plentiful food supply, it may not have lead to a healthier food supply. Studies of(…)