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‘Patty James Health Blog’

An interesting article on scientific research

Ascertaining the quality of research is so important if you’re trying to get to the root of something. This article offers an interesting take on this topic:  

Stress Eating and Stress Non-Eating


Stress Eating and Stress Non-Eating You just lost a loved one to cancer, your job was ‘downsized,’ finances are a mess, your teenager is in trouble, you are taking care of an elderly parent and the aforementioned teenager? …Anything else you can think of that is causing significant stress? You find yourself with a spoon… Read More

Dr. Blanc at The Commonwealth Club


I will be chairing a program at The Commonwealth Club on Wednesday, August 30th at 6:00 p.m. based on Dr. Blanc’s book, which is truly exceptional. It was an 8-year labor of love, and I’m sure you’ll learn a lot listening to his presentation and from reading this fascinating book. Dr. Paul D. Blanc, M.D.,… Read More

Intentional Health


Here’s an example for you from this morning. I had just poured the boiling water over my tea bag, and during the four minutes it took to steep, I placed greens and veggies in a glass bowl-three actually-which took about the same amount of time as one; a four minute assembly line. I then placed… Read More

Kids and Climate Change


The next class,  will be the second class in the series we entitled, ‘Almost Any Problem Can Be Solved in the Kitchen’. It will be on Tuesday, March 28th from 5:00 to 7:00, in Santa Rosa, CA. Address to be sent out a few days prior to class. I am teaching this class as part… Read More