Author Archives: Alex Newell ND

The Salt of the Earth Or a Deadly White Powder?

Salt is such a basic item in our lives that we hardly give it a thought – unless we have run into the thought police telling us that too much salt is bad for us. Which sounds odd to me really. We are accustomed to adding salt to most meals and to hearing phrases meant… Read More »

Does Your Body Need an Oil Change?

Oils and fats are probably the most hated and undervalued part of our diet. They inspire fear and loathing and motivate people to obsessively read ingredient labels when shopping so they can exclude foods that contain them from their diet. Fats and oils don't just have a bad reputation, they are also blamed for weight… Read More »