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Alix Patient Expert

Silicon Valley, California
I am the founding editor of Med Nauseam Blog, which features research supporting dietary and environmental causes of acquired illness. I also co-founded SpiroChicks Blog, a Lyme lifestyle blog. I'm a video correspondent for Natural News TV. I write for Technorati and Blog Critics. I give nutrition... Full Bio
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Video: Cancer is a Fungus by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I kept deleting this link when it came up on my Yahoo Groups. Now that I finally watched it, I think you need to find forty-five minutes to view it, too. The author of Th ... Read on »
Green Our Vaccines Rally in DC by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I guess you can call it "Activist Month" over here at Med Nauseum. If you live near Washington, DC or know someone who does, consider attending this June 4th "Green Our Va ... Read on »
Green Our Vaccines Rally in DC by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I guess you can call it "Activist Month" over here at Med Nauseum. If you live near Washington, DC or know someone who does, consider attending this June 4th "Green Our V ... Read on »
A Note from your Publisher by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Hi Med Nauseum Fans, I'm on a short break from posting. You noticed, right? I'm at work on a book proposal and have a deadline or two to meet in the next couple weeks. ... Read on »
Gluten-Free Vegan Diet Found Effective in Rheumatoid Arthritis by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine On March 18th, the Arthritis Research & Therapy journal reported that rheumatoid arthritis patients who followed a gluten-free vegan diet experienced significant athero-prote ... Read on »
NYT: The MS Recovery Diet by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I was excited to see the New York Times review a book about recovering from MS through diet. Ann Sawyer and Judith Bachrach penned The MS Recovery Diet to show that it's pos ... Read on »
Does the Flu Shot Work? Not according to Customer Service by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Take a listen to this 2 minute recording of a call to a vaccine manufacturer's customer service rep. I was laughing out loud. As the phone rep says, the flu vaccine has never ... Read on »
Raw, Hip, and Healthy Food: Raw Daddy Interview by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Last week I had the privilege of interviewing James Hall, aka Raw Daddy, about eating a raw vegan diet. We talked about what raw foods do for your health, if it's all about sa ... Read on »
Super Size Me Follow Up Study Shows Alarming Results by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Here is a tip from Liz Lipski, a holistic nutritionist based in North Carolina. She summarized this Swedish study so well, I'm just going to paste it in entirety below. ... Read on »
Stop Bay Area Apple Moth Spraying: Petition by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The California Department of Agriculture is set to spray the Bay Area for the Light Brown Apple Moth which feeds on leaves and fruit. I don't do too many action posts, but I ... Read on »
The Many Ways to Reverse Type II Diabetes by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Here is a video sent to me by RawDaddy. It's a 9 minute documentary about six Americans with insulin-dependent diabetes (Type II, i.e. diet-acquired diabetes) who underwent a ... Read on »
In Gratitude: Cafe Gratitude by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I can't stop singing the praises of Cafe Gratitude in San Francisco. I had no idea their raw, vegan meals would be so delicious and gourmet. In fact the meals are so healthy ... Read on »
Hillary and "Big Farma" - Yikes! by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I would love to have a female President, but this scathing history of the Clinton's involvement in poisoning our food supply just puts me over the edge. It is purportedly wr ... Read on »
Set your TiVO for New Legal Drama with Very Controversial Autism Theme by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Set your TiVO to record Eli Stone, a new ABC legal drama airing Thursday night at 10pm/9 Central. In the season premiere, a family sues the government claiming vaccines cause ... Read on »
Antidepressants: The Truth is Out There, but Not in Peer-Review Journals by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine According to a review in the New England Journal of Medicine, antidepressants don't work as well as published literature leads us to believe. Almost half of 74 antidepre ... Read on »
Kick off the New Year with In Defense of Food, by Michael Pollan by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There's a new Michael Pollan book to enjoy in 2008! I could probably end this article right here, as that's enough for fans like me to go out and buy the book, but here is s ... Read on »