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Amaranth or White Rice versus World Hunger?

Many hungry persons in the world subsist mainly on white rice as their daily food. If amaranth, a pseudo-cereal similar to quinoa and buckwheat, were substituted for white rice, in equal amounts, the hungry would receive much more nutrition. Now … Continue reading

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Tryptophan-Carb Snacks

In the morning, have 10 to 20 grams of protein from almost any source, along with complex carbs (starches) and simple carbs (sugary foods) for your breakfast. Most of your carbs should be COMPLEX CARBS. The combination of protein and … Continue reading

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More on the Tryptophan Carb Diet

I’ve developed what may possibly be an effective dietary intervention for anxiety. It’s based on a study showing that higher blood glucose levels plus high-tryptophan types of protein will decrease symptoms of social anxiety. Other studies have shown tryptophan can … Continue reading

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How To Increase Tryptophan In Your Diet

Summary: The combination of a high-tryptophan protein source with complex carbs (and the occasional sugary snack or dessert) may have a benefitical effect on mood. Overview: Start with your normal healthy or relatively healthy (or at least your normal diet … Continue reading

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Salt is an Essential Nutrient

You need at least 3 grams of salt (NaCl; sodium chloride) in your diet each day, but up to 6 grams of salt is still healthy. Now 3 to 6 grams of salt is about 1/2 to 1 full teaspoon … Continue reading

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Hunger Prepping: Best Grain

Hunger Prepping: prepping to avoid hunger; prepping strategies and supplies to survive times of hunger; etc. The best grain to store for prepping and survival purposes is Amaranth. Here’s a set of posts explaining why. In summary, Amaranth: * produces … Continue reading

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The Near Perfect Diet: Onions

The Near Perfect Diet is a series of blog posts, and eventually also a book, proposing a diet that is near perfect, based on current medical studies on nutrition and disease. Why onions should be a major component of a … Continue reading