Dr. Jacob Schor

Blog written by Jacob Schor naturopathic doctor usually reviewing recent publications on naturopathic oncology and occasional random musings on other topics of a varied nature.

Alternative Anti-Cancer Diets

Are any worth the effort? Jacob Schor ND, FABNO July 22, 2019 When it comes to diet and cancer, we face a conundrum of how best to advise our patients on what to eat, especially those who have already made... Continue Reading →

Eating walnuts cuts heart disease risk

Nut update July 5, 2019 Back in June, I adapted a recipe to make a nut-rich dough for fruit tarts in honor of National Walnut Day. We posted the recipe on our clinic website along with a short research review... Continue Reading →

Malt Powder

Malt Powder: and related thoughts June 28, 2019 Amazon delivered a pound of malt powder to our front door recently.  I ordered it after making bagels to try my Trader Joe’s “Everything Spice Mixture” on. Some bagel recipes suggest using barley malt... Continue Reading →

Herding Pelicans

June 12, 2019 Herding Pelicans There are more pelicans at the lake than I’ve seen previous years.  Many of them like to cruise along the shoreline.  They amble along slowly ahead of me, seemingly hesitant to expend the energy needed to become... Continue Reading →

Shall I walk or shall I ride?

Walking 2019: Jacob Schor ND, FABNO June 8, 2019 Back when I was 16 years old, I had a friend named Margie who lived in Berkeley, California and because of this and other attributes held a special place in my... Continue Reading →

Bagels with Everything

Bagels June 1, 2019 Our neighbors gifted us with a jar of “Everything Bagel Topping” this morning that they purchased at Trader Joes and not wanting the ingredients to go bad sitting on our pantry shelf, I immediately measured out... Continue Reading →

Fruit Tart Season

Jacob Schor ND, FABNO June 1, 2019 There are certain advantages to baking fruit tarts over fruit pies.  For one, you can manage to get along with difficult to handle doughs that would be frustrating to attempt to make a pie... Continue Reading →

Walnut Day

Whoops: Walnut Day was Last Friday May 19, 2019 Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO One hates to miss an excuse to bake something special.  Friday last was National Walnut Day.  Let’s pretend that we didn’t miss the announcement in the morning Denver... Continue Reading →

Eggs, Choline, TMAO and Heart Disease…..

Jacob Schor ND, FABNO May 17, 2019 A paper published in February 2019 has me rethinking my opinion about eggs and leading me down a rabbit hole of recent research trying to understand how we might better prevent cardiovascular... Continue Reading →

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