Monthly Archives: September 2014

Avoid Artificial Sweeteners

A study now shows that my hypothesis may be correct — that artificial sweeteners may cause diabetes.  For years, my dad drank mass quantities of artificially-sweetened drinks, trying to be healthier.  And he ended up with acute pancreatitis, and resultant insulin-dependent diabetes (which likely led to his colon cancer and too-early death).  Thanks, chemical sweetener companies.  You […]

New Lazy Paleo Recipe: Crock-Pot Chicken

This Sunday, I decided to do some cooking for the week ahead. I had 4.5 lbs of frozen chicken breast in the freezer from Costco. I put the chicken in the microwave to turbo-defrost, which took about 16 minutes or so. While that was going on, I got out the crock pot, and opened a box […]

I passed the Glucose Tolerance Test!

I am very happy and relieved to report that I passed the Glucose Tolerance Test “with flying colors.”  In fact, my glucose levels were lower when I finished the test (~60) than when I started (~90).  Apparently that’s a good thing. The moral of the story for me is that I definitely should NOT have taken […]