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?
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?
I recently wrote about the evils of those pesky grains. People really, really loved it for some reason. I even had a conversation about it with someone and they told me how much they completely agreed with me. Despite this, I continued to eat them, figuring that oats (edit- They were not gluten free) and … More Surely Not all grains?
A few months ago I wrote a post/rant about skinny shaming that people seemed to rather enjoy. Truth be told, I was taking a medication that nearly killed me! (Spirolactone is Poison, Don’t take it!) Sooo… Yeah. But the thing is, I’ve stopped taking that and I’ve noticed something. I really, really just don’t want … More The Strange obsession with Grains