Author Archives: Beth Ann Erickson

Crazy Sexy Cancer?

In light of my recent colon cancer diagnosis, a number of readers have recommended Kris Carr’s Crazy Sexy Cancer books. She also has a DVD. So, I checked out her Crazy Sexy Diet book. Endorsed by Dr. Oz (not necessarily … Continue reading

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Colon Cancer Part Two

Things should be getting back to normal very soon. I’m kinda/sorta back to work, but have noticed my stamina isn’t completely back to normal. I visited my oncologist for the first time and learned a couple things about my cancer. … Continue reading

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Colon Cancer

Does a plant based diet completely protect you from colon cancer? In my experience, not necessarily. On May 27, I went kicking and screaming to my very first colonoscopy. I don’t know why, but for some reason I got roped … Continue reading

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Got 10k? You can go on her diet.

If you’ve got 10k to burn and a few pounds to lose, give Tanya Zuckerbtot a jingle. She’s a nutritionist who will council you to help reach your weight goals. She sees around ten clients per day and has up … Continue reading

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As we age, heart related health costs go up

From Reuters: The American Heart Association estimates that costs linked to heart failure is expected to more than double in the next couple decades. Sheesh. That’s terrible news. Worse yet, healthcare providers may not be able to keep up with … Continue reading

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Antibiotics and meat

If you include meat in your diet, you may want to check out this article from the New York Times: SCIENTISTS at the Food and Drug Administration systematically monitor the meat and poultry sold in supermarkets around the country for … Continue reading

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An ancient diet expert on the paleo diet

Interesting information. TED Fellow Christina Warinner is an expert on ancient diets. So how much of the diet phad the “Paleo Diet” is based on an actual Paleolithic diet? The answer is not really any of it. Dr. Christina Warinner … Continue reading

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What does the world’s oldest person eat?

From Reuters: To heck with the diet wars. When it comes to longevity, Japan has a whole lotta centenarians. Now, they have the world’s oldest person as well. Japan has more than 50,000 people aged 100 or more, 2011 government … Continue reading

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North Pole Marathon winner is plant based

It’s a particularly difficult marathon with temps around -28c but Fiona Oakes not only won the North Pole Marathon, she broke the record by 44 minutes. Woah. According to the Buxton Advertiser, conditions this year were the “worst in the … Continue reading

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Yum. It’s dinner time.

Corn tacos with a Boca burger, corn, spinach, and southwestern mustard on a soft corn tortilla. Yummy.

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