Hey, Have you ever gotten into the soul consuming world of dietary advice? I Have! Between Keto and paleo and everything else inbetween, It seems That extremes are in vogue. I kid you not, ‘Carnivore’ is now a thing. I won’t mention any names, but someone I know started doing it. Thank God they still … More Ditching the diets
“Hey, can I get you some lunch?” I turn my head, only be met with total stranger-her face etched with concern. Oops. I had been staring longingly at the Chinese food. Not out of hunger, just mere curiosity. All full of meat. Darn. A total stranger! I mean, It’s touching and all, but I’m not … More Making light of Anorexia
Not too long I was munching into what claimed to be bread. Yuck! Try as it might, it was never going to be wheat. They spent so much effort trying to change it into something it’s not. Not too long after staring at the laundry list of ingredients, I started to wonder: What could they … More Learning to go with the grain
Do you take care of yourself your health, maybe take cold showers, Avoid sugar and eat wholesome foods. And yet, sometimes it seems your body still won’t cooperate. I personally tried the Keto diet for a while, perhaps even misunderstood it a little. So much obsessing and researching and changing my mind and yet all … More Remembering to nourish the spirit
Have you ever found yourself pouring over an ingredients list, Weighing up how many grams of sugar, fat or sodium was in something? It seems so matter of factly, sitting there on the nutrition label. But what exactly does it have to do with reality? At the dawn of science, we started to pull the … More Beyond the numbers: The Synphony of ingredients.
I know! Shun those pesky Grains, Carbs and Grab some bacon. Sounds great. Unless you’re a vegetarian. While I believe there are a number of good ideas in paleo, I don’t think it really makes sense. How do we know what our ancestors actually ate? Why are eggs acceptable despite being potential irritants but legumes … More Is Paleo Really the way to go?
Synthetic hormones, Wether it be in the form of birth control, used in menopause, or treating individuals suffering from gender dysphoria these disrupt the natural balance of the body. While I’m certain there are a number of benefits, I’ve begun to wonder what kind of havoc they can wreak a long-term. (there are already … More Is hormone replacement safe?
Okay, maybe not kill us. More like… Give us indigestion? So, Are you into eating healthy and raw/organic food? Great! The more natural the better, right? I wish that were true. I’m reminded of something my father used to say to me: “You know are Naturally grown poisons?” I of course, Dutifully rolled my eyes. … More The sneaky ways plants are trying to kill us…
The popular opinion of late is that raw is the way to go when eating food- after all, That way it retains all of the goodies our bodies need. I guess there is some truth to that. But that also.means that it is harder to digest and puts more strain on the digestive system. Another … More Is Raw really better?
Tbere is a certain mentality in recent years to slap some kind of label on just about everything under the sun. Say for example you didn’t exercise all day and can’t stop wriggling in bed? Congratulations! you now have “restless leg syndrome” It’s almost as if they were designed to be used or something? Maybe … More Disabled or just different?