Welcome to the maiden voyage of the Cheap Medicine blog. Together we will sail through the murky waters of modern medicine and discover deep below these treacherous tides that the truth has been still and ever-present. For all those who wish to step forward and challenge the conventional methods of the mainstream medical establishment, this […]
Malnutrition often conjures depressing images of starving citizens in third-world countries, yet the most common and insidious form of malnutrition is not a lack of calories but a lack of nutrients. Food contains calories as a basic measure of energy but it’s nutrients that really rule the roost. Vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, amino acids, […]
In the last post we explored the curious and complex world of digestion. Having completed that primer, we can discuss some common conditions that compromise gut function. Specific to the small intestine are two very insidious pathologies that can develop over the course of years but seemingly manifest with symptoms overnight. These conditions are dysbiosis […]
Followers of the Cheap Medicine Blog know that one of the cornerstones of vibrant health is access to and consumption of whole nutrient-dense foods. It should come as no surprise then that choosing the first foods for our baby daughter would be going against the grain – literally and figuratively. Most Moms and Dads of […]
Hunter-gatherer societies valued organ meats over muscle meat, often reserving them for the pregnant and breastfeeding women of the tribe. Mature modern cultures with refined culinary traditions also praise the delicacy of organ meats.