Primal Diet – Modern Health



Health with a Dose of Humor


  • Natural Flea Control for Dogs or Cats

    08/07/2021 Duração: 30min

    Natural flea control for dogs and cats can work very well. Natural pet care in general, is not hard and can change the quality of your pet’s life. That article has more info. And this one on feeding more Species Appropriate food. Full notes

  • 4 Reasons You Have Trouble Staying Asleep

    18/06/2021 Duração: 40min

    Having trouble staying asleep? Waking up too early or restless after 3 AM? This is a common issue with Clients. Addressing these 4 areas helps most everyone sleep better through the night. If you're ready to make some changes to your daily habits, or add some proven supplement support, let's get to work. See full list

  • Are You Eating Dinner Too Early?

    18/05/2021 Duração: 38min

    Are you eating dinner too early? The best time to eat dinner may change your sleep and energy. Waking at 3 AM is a common problem. It sometimes relates to “Nocturnal Hypoglycemia”, low blood sugar during the night. Nocturnal Hypoglycemia has several main causes: Eating too many carbohydrates, sugars, starch, alcohol and juice during the day Not eating enough protein and fat during the day (always avoid Canola, Corn and Soy Oil though) Eating too early relative to your bedtime Full Description Here

  • My 5 Best Supplements for Herpes

    22/04/2021 Duração: 31min

    Here are the best supplements for Herpes I have used and carry in my Online Store. More anti-viral supplement support is found here. The Herpes Supplement Pack includes these and several more. I have never taken prescription medications for Herpes (too many side effects, including B12 deficiency). It’s controllable with a low Arginine diet, stress management and supplements. Read more (or listen to my podcast) on controlling Herpes without prescription medications. To see the full list see  

  • Help For Bunions Without Surgery

    11/04/2021 Duração: 32min

    Is it really possible to get help for bunions without surgery? Most bunions can be helped if you commit to the process. For bunion relief, know the causes of bunions and make a long-term plan for change. This is the goal of the work in my San Antonio natural health clinic and in my Primal Diet – Modern Health podcasts. Fix the cause as well as the symptom!

  • 5 Differences Between Fish Oil and Cod Liver Oil

    12/03/2021 Duração: 30min

    I'm often asked about the differences between fish oil and cod liver oil. Which is best? Both have anti-inflammatory EPA-DHA, but there's more to know before buying. Eating oily fish such as wild salmon and sardines twice a week is important but it makes sense to supplement a small amount of Omega 3's as well. So, Fish Oil or Cod Liver Oil? One thing is true for both. Quality counts! The brand, the processing method and the type of fish all matter. For more information see

  • Using Zinc for Loss of Taste and Smell

    31/01/2021 Duração: 36min

    COVID Loss of Taste and Smell Loss of smell and taste can be strong early warnings of infection, perhaps more important than fever or low oxygen. If your taste and smell suddenly disappear, get tested immediately and isolate. Studies such as this one from the European Journal of Neurology confirm these are Covid symptoms. Many patients report recovery of smell and taste quickly with “light” cases of Covid. Others report slower recovery. Can Zinc help recovery from the illness as well as these symptoms? FULL STORY

  • Managing Herpes Without Prescription Medications

    05/01/2021 Duração: 37min

    Managing Herpes without prescription medications is what I do for my own health and with Clients. The right combination of herbs, amino acids, diet and stress management can work in both acute and recurring infections. The Herpes family is a large one and includes HSV1, HSV2, Shingles, Epstein Barr and ChickenPox (among others). Having struggled with all of these except HSV1 I have learned how to manage them without medications. More Information

  • Why Real Salt Is So Important

    09/12/2020 Duração: 47min

    One of the diet rules we all “know” is that salt is bad for us.  So why is real salt so important?  Can it be a key to health recovery? Salt was one of the earliest trade items and helped establish trade routes and villages all over the world.  It was often used as money. Salt was traditionally used to preserve food.  It’s value was in allowing meats and vegetables to be salted and stored for later consumption, a huge advantage over having to hunt and gather fresh food all the time. Neanderthals mined salt, as well as ancient Chinese. Full Show Notes

  • Help! Do Carbs & Candida Cause Weight Gain?

    14/10/2020 Duração: 34min

    Do Carbs and Candida cause weight gain? Calories from excess Carbohydrates is usually the reason for weight gain. Barring severely low Thyroid function or genetic disorders, it’s the carbs that cause Candida, Metabolic Syndrome, pre-diabetes, Diabetes Type II, Obesity, and all their side effects. Full Post

  • 9 Big Causes of Hypothyroidism You May Not Know

    22/09/2020 Duração: 45min

    What are the causes of hypothyroidism? Is it the thyroid gland itself, another endocrine gland, estrogen dominance or illness? Is low thyroid the problem or the symptom? This is THE key question in a functional wellness practice

  • Is Alzheimer’s Diabetes of the Brain?

    13/09/2020 Duração: 41min

    Is Alzheimer’s Diabetes of the brain?  Alzheimer’s has been called Diabetes Type 3 for more than a decade. Numerous studies are ongoing worldwide. This is great news for those wanting to protect the brain, despite their gene status. There is much you can do, at home, every day, to protect yourself from dementia.

  • When to Take Bioidentical Hormones and When to Avoid

    13/08/2020 Duração: 50min

    When to take Bioidentical Hormones? This is a frequent question from my Clients. Who should take them? Does every post-menopausal woman need them? If so, which hormones are good and which to avoid? First differentiate between Bioidentical Hormones and Synthetic hormones.

  • Epstein Barr Virus and Adrenal Fatigue

    21/07/2020 Duração: 46min

    For most people, no. It's common to have EBV Antibodies. EBV is Mono, an infectious Virus many of us got when younger. For some people, it is now "Reactivated Epstein Barr" where the virus may have become a top priority, or is one of several concurrent immune challenges. The questions are: how high are your antibodies and is the virus causing your health issues or just another symptom of being run down?   FULL POST

  • How to Do a Paleo Elimination Diet

    18/07/2020 Duração: 36min

    A Paleo Elimination Diet is useful to look for food intolerances and digestive issues. But foods can also cause a wide variety of symptoms: rashes, throat clearing, snoring, reflux, pain in various areas of the body and more. More information

  • Heart Disease and Cholesterol | What Does the Science Say?

    07/06/2020 Duração: 41min

    Heart disease and cholesterol science evidence says that heart disease is both more complex and more simple than eating (or not eating) bacon and eggs. Cholesterol does NOT cause heart disease. Many, many independent studies confirm this. This article explains how even the USDA agreed with this in 2015. Full Post

  • How to Be An Entrepreneur in the New Economy

    09/05/2020 Duração: 34min

    It’s time to be an entrepreneur in our new economy. Things won’t be “normal” for a long time but there are many ways to earn spending money and maybe create bigger things for the future. I’ve been an entrepreneur since I was young, creating multiple businesses, large and small. I imported and sold leather clothing from Spain in the 70’s, owned the largest dinnerware and cookware store in the Southeast in the 70’s and 80’s, and opened a chain of retail alterations and monogram stores that became a franchise in the mid-80’s. In 1989 I became a Clinical Nutritionist and later opened my San Antonio natural health center, office suites and meeting rooms. How did I create such diverse businesses? It was my ability to see a niche and act to fill it You can do this too. FULL NOTES

  • The Vital Blood Test for Post-Menopausal Women

    14/04/2020 Duração: 38min

    Ferritin measures the amount of iron stored in the body outside of the red blood cells. Women with no menstrual cycles can accumulate iron in joints, veins, the heart, pancreas and liver. This can cause joint pain, diabetes, hypertension, strokes, hypothyroidism, hair loss, weight gain/weight loss, cardiovascular irregularities and much more.

  • How Alkaline Diets and Alkaline Water Get It Wrong

    06/04/2020 Duração: 50min

    Proponents of alkaline diets and alkaline water get it wrong. Why aren’t pH altered waters and “alkaline” diets the cure-all we’ve been told? My view on pH is based on hard-earned personal knowledge, working to regain my health. Here’s what I’ve learned… Full Notes

  • Natural Ways to Help Anxiety and Stress

    26/03/2020 Duração: 36min

    I'm always looking for natural ways to help anxiety and stress. Both in myself and with clients. If you're stuck at home waiting for a virus, or another life issue has you struggling and fearful, you're dealing with acute anxiety. But many of us deal with chronic anxiety as well. I was in my 50's before I finally realized I'd been struggling with anxiety all my life but never recognized it. That shocked me so much I decided to see if others were experiencing unacknowledged anxiety, and if so, offer natural help for reducing anxiety. Full notes

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