FREE BOOK ON HEARTBURN

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Thanks to Dr. Eades for the heads up that Dr. Norm Robillard’s excellent book on heartburn, “Fast Track Digestion; Heartburn,” is available free on Kindle. This deal is good TODAY, Jan 1, 2013, only, so if you know anyone who has heartburn or GERD let them know about this ASAP. Order here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007WZHCWK/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=proteinpowerc-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B007WZHCWK

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LOW-CARBING AMONG FRIENDS VOL. 3

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The collaborative cookbook project that I have been working on, Low-Carbing Among Friends Vol. 3, is due out on or before January 31, 2012. You can reserve your copy at a discounted pre-order price at http://amongfriends.us/preorder.php. All the 370 recipes and variations are gluten-free, wheat-free, sugar-free, and low-carb, with 10 grams or less net carbs per serving. This series of cookbooks…

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VALIDATION: Peter Reinhart

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   Gluten-free products, recipes, and cookbooks are everywhere these days, but most of them just sub high-carb starches like potato, corn, tapioca, and rice for wheat, rye, and barley. The cookbook above is different. You can’t read the subtitle very well here, but it says, “80 Low-carb Recipes that Offer Solutions for Celiac Disease, Diabetes, and Weight Loss.” It was written by Peter Reinhart and Denene Wallace. Peter Reinhart is…

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IS THERE ALREADY A CURE FOR OSTEOPOROSIS?

I went in for a medical checkup yesterday since I hadn’t had any tests since 2010. Along with the standard regimen of tests, the doctor prescribed a bone-density scan. I’ve only had one, about 15 years ago, and my rank was almost 100% then, but if I am diagnosed with osteoporosis, he will probably suggest the usual treatment: calcium, vitamin D, and drugs like Fosamax…

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A SWEET DEAL ON A NEW LOW-CARB SWEETENER

    Watch for the EZ-Sweetz infomercial due to air on The Food Network, the Cooking Channel, and some other channels tomorrow or Wednesday, Sept 18 or 19. (Update: they are now scheduled to start of Friday.) Low-carb celebrity chef, George Stella, stars in the ad (doing his best imitation of the guy in the ShamWow commercials!). EZ-Sweetz is offering a fantastic deal to introduce…

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