Health Notes and References

Health, Diet, Environment - Aug 5,2018

To give some background and why this subject is so important to me, I have always had health problems of one sort or another.  The most serious was a severe case of hepatitis in 1971, followed by cancer in 1972. I had no treatment for the hepatitis; it just cleared up by itself.  I had surgery and an initial round of chemotherapy for the cancer, but refused the rest of the planned chemotherapy, in favor…

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Mad Cow World

Health, Diet, Environment - May 19,2019

This article first appeared in the January 2001 edition of VegNews, the monthly vegetarian newspaper with information on living a cruelty-free and healthy lifestyle.
Reprinted by permission

Mad cow disease (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy-BSE) has escaped from England and now is causing panic throughout Europe. The consumption of beef has fallen as much as eighty percent in some areas of France. In Germany, Chancellor Gerhard Schroder has suggested banning factory farms; his wife, Doris, has…

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Mineral Transporters

Health, Diet, Environment - May 19,2019

NOTE: This material is very likely superseded to some extent by The China Study, but is still very valuable.

by Hans Nieper, M.D.

I feel preventive medicine is the most important guideline at the moment to come to with less effort and less money to better results in the prevention and the protection of our health.  So far as emerges out of my limited understanding of the American situation, my feeling is that if people…

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Health, Diet, Environment - Dec 15,2018


I have always taken the best care of my teeth that I could.  With lots of tooth decay that began in childhood or adolescence, most of my teeth had been filled and refilled several times by the age of 20.  When I was about 50 years old, I had all the amalgam removed, and gold or gold/ceramic crowns installed.  By this time, I also had several "root canal" jobs.
Some people are vehemently opposed…

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My Cancer Experience

Health, Diet, Environment - Aug 9,2018


Here is the story of my experience with cancer and cancer treatments.  What follows is pretty serious material, because cancer is serious business.  I know exactly how it feels to have a medical doctor say, "You have cancer."  Of course, some of what follows is my opinion, but most is factual.  I think you can tell the difference.

Most of this page was written before I learned about The China Study. Now I…

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