Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr.

Recently happened upon a number of episodes of Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr. on Amazon Instant Video. Totally worth watching.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

The Obesity Code

I pre-ordered this book and just recently finished reading it. It should win awards and be read widely. Jason Fung breaks down in easy-to-read and understand detail why everything that doctor's have been telling people for the last 30 years or so is dead wrong. How what you eat is as important as when you eat. And his take on fasting should be listened to because he successfully treats obese and diabetic patients with diet and fasting protocols in his clinic (read more here).

In this book you'll learn that it isn't just one caloric demon which is making you fat and unhealthy, but a combination of factors. And you'll learn how to live a more healthy life in a way that is sane and balanced. 

If someone you know is overweight or diabetic, you need to get them this book, and get a copy to their doctor as well. And if you're fasting because of lent or it's part of your regular practice anyway you will be happy to learn more about what exactly is happening when you fast. Good news, it's very healthy! You should get this book and spread the word. Tell your doctors, especially. 

On a personal note, Fung's writings encouraged me to take a five-day fast which changed my health and my life. I was stuck in a rut both weight-loss wise and spiritually. Fasting changed my life and I continue to fast regularly.