Strong Medicine: Curing Obesity with Fresh, Fatty Beef

Strong Medicine - Curing Obesity with Fresh, Fatty Meat Beef (

Strong Medicine, by Dr. Blake Donaldson, was originally published in 1961. He was a family doctor and a natural story teller. This book is both a medical text and a personal memoir.

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If you had to eat just one food every day for the rest of your life, what would it be? That’s not a hard choice for me. This is it.  Ingredients: 1 (1 and 1/2 pound) pork belly, about half lean, with a thick layer of fat on top Dry Rub: 1 tablespoon coarse salt 1 tablespoon ground fennel seed 1 tablespoon ground allspice 1 tablespoon ground black pepper Braising Liquid: 1 medium onion (7 oz), chopped 1 large carrot (3 ½ oz), chopped 3…

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The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz This remarkable book should finally lay the lipid hypotheses of heart disease to rest. We’ve been embroiled in this unnecessary war on fat for far too long. It may take generations before we see the last of the damage it has done, but it is time to start to heal. We have other problems to solve and we need strong, healthy, intelligent, well-nourished people to do it. Let’s all have a…

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