Foods

Ask Kamal: “When is Bread good and when are MRIs bad?”

  Every Friday, I’ll answer the best questions I received during the week. And since I got a grand total of two questions this week, they’re both getting answered.   “What do you think about bread? Udi’s bread, other gluten-free paleo breads, and regular bread?”   Disclaimer: I am not a gluten researcher, and only have a barely unique viewpoint on this ...

Dear chronic pain: meet your enemy, the slow cooker!

  You’ve got chronic pain, and you don’t feel like doing anything, let alone cooking. Since chronic pain is more common in women, you may be (unfairly?) expected to cook for a significant other and maybe children as well. But getting very specific nutrients in extremely important in chronic pain patients. What’s a gal to do? (or a guy) Let me propose using a slow cooker as m...

Red meat causes pain? Not likely.

  Might red meat be linked to pain issues? You’ll often hear “I’m trying to eat less meat” or “I eat chicken and fish…but not red meat”. These statements are rarely evidence-based. The latest well-conducted evidence show that red meat is not linked to heart disease.  If you are vegetarian or vegan, I totally respect that, and have been vegetarian in t...