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Rethinking eggs versus grains in the diet

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From this article A big fat surprise for dietary dogma comes this quote:

“Last month, in an epic climbdown, the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advice Committee, whose guidelines influence millions of people, finally dropped its recommendation to restrict cholesterol. “Cholesterol is not a nutrient of concern for overconsumption,” it said.

And this:  "Just about everything we thought we knew about the evils of cholesterol and fats has turned out to be wrong. The doctors, the nutritionists, the dietitians, the heart societies, the experts at Health Canada, the food pyramid that hung on the wall in school – the entire health and medical establishment, in fact, have been perpetuating a big fat fraud."

Strong statements. The article goes on to say the previous prevailing wisdom that grains, pasta, starchy vegetables and refined carbohydrates are better than eggs and meat turns out to be wrong. They have actually made us fatter and sicker.

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Effective treatment for vertigo

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I woke up one morning and looked up at the spinning ceiling fan. The trouble was the room was spinning along with the fan. I attempted to walk into the next room.  Before I got there I detoured to the bathroom to throw up. I got a bucket and lay down in my bed. I threw up three or four more times.  The first time you get vertigo is a bit scary as you try to process what you are experiencing.   

It happened again almost a year later and again almost another year after that.  My doctor said that in my case the relative infrequency of the bouts did not call for special treatment.  It is something I can live with but would rather not. Well, now there appears to be an effective treatment.  From this article, Colorado Doctor Finds Way To Treat Common Vertigo the technique: