Vernon aka Vito on December 15th, 2010

What the heck is crumb, Vernon? Crumb is the inside of bread; or inside of the crust. I have been making 5-minute whole wheat bread, but wholewheat (I found out) gernerally requres more time to rise and at about 85degrees F. I had been not letting it rise long enough.  Here is where I got […]

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Vernon aka Vito on September 11th, 2010

I call my wife Honey. That feels really good! The honey I am talking about now is raw honey and it is alkaline. or at least on the cusp between alkaline and acidic. The reason I am experimenting with honey is to find an acceptable sweetner for some of the dishes I enjoy. One of […]

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Xylitol: Good sweetner for Cancer Alkaline Diets? Thai Coconut Pancakes? Not sure, but after studying xylitol for a couple weeks, I picked some up at the local food cooperative. It was on sale for $5.something a pound, down from $6.something a pound. The first thing I tried it in was Thai coconut pancakes which I […]

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Vernon aka Vito on September 3rd, 2010

Water aerobics and winter gardening today. Had a great workout which focused on the body’s core. Exercise is good for me! Now is is time to put in what may be my last planting for the winter garden. I live in upstate Washington. It is a little different from the 4000 foot level in the […]

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Vernon aka Vito on August 25th, 2010

Two of my favorite foods to eat are watermelon and lemons. Watermelon has been a positive mainstay in our household. When I lived alone the only preparation I did was cut off a slice of watermelon and have at it with a spoon. That seemed easy enough, but now that Alice has taken to slicing watermelon […]

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Vernon aka Vito on August 17th, 2010

So now what? However I did it –  through a strong alkaline diet, Budwig diet, or some sort of baking soda complement or jolt – I managed to reach my desired goal of alkalinity .  Or I had this crazy dance with cancer and I want to maintain a 60/40 or a 70/30 alkaline diet. I […]

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My wife and I were talking about chocolate and laughingly hoping it was alkaline. When I first started being more aware of what I was eating because my goal was to continue on the path of an alkaline body, I was heartbroken to see chocolate on the no no side of alkaline vs acidic. Having […]

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Vernon aka Vito on July 31st, 2010

Watermelon! I wrote on another post about the honor I paid it for being one of the key players in gout relief and the absence of gout for a year and 7 months. Oh it feels good! What I did not know about this fruit are the wonders that it brings man. It is full of […]

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