Why You’re Eating It

Salt and Blood Pressure: Forget What You’ve Been Told

Me and Salt - It’s Complicated Holy crap do I love salt. I put himalayan pink salt into like everything. It makes savory dishes like 10 times more delicious. I’ll try a spoonful of some meaty, buttery, herb laden dish with a list of beautiful gourmet ingredients and I...

Pesticides Puhleeze

  Pesticides is another one of those subjects that gets everyone riled up. Organic proponents start screaming about Monsanto devils and government conspiracies and the coming food apocalypse. And the other side talks about the giant waste of money organic food...

The Key to Keto

  Hold onto your hats, this is a long one. But the ketogenic diet is something close to me heart, and I’m bursting to share all the info with you! The term ketosis can mean several things, depending on whom you ask. For many people, it’s: I have no idea what...

Stupid Sexy Genes

I drink a soda. My blood sugar skyrockets. Then it crashes. Then I feel like I’m going to pass out. The next day I’ve gained five pounds. Bob drinks a soda. Nothing happens. Wut. The information I’m about to tell you is what finally allowed me to accept a specific...

Cooking with Oil

The healthiest cooking oils have been a nutrition controversy for quite some time. People went from using mostly animal fats, to using cheap industrialized seed and veggie oils after being told it would make them healthier. Except it made them way way way unhealthier...

Read the Label!

There is something currently occurring in our culture that millions upon millions of people do and it’s totally crazy.  They put things inside their bodies and don’t even bother finding out what they are beforehand. It’s true. People actually do this. I’ve seen it....

The Bad News about Booze

Newsflash: Alcohol is bad for you. You’re shocked, I know. Ok, you’re probably not shocked. But here’s the thing, even in the more extreme health circles, the daily ‘indulgence’ of red wine to help you relax and get a boost of resveratrol is seen as pretty ok. Alcohol...

Dieting Myths

Here’s the thing. There is a LOT of common wisdom concerning food and health in our modern society. And a lot of it is bull. Why are you unhealthy? It may be because you were given the wrong information. If you want any chance of reclaiming your health you need to...

The Vegetarian Diet: Saint-like or Misguided?

Some of my best friends are vegetarians and vegans. They are smart, funny, immensely talented humans that I have great respect for. And they are making a daily sacrifice for a cause they believe in which I deeply respect them for. But I just don't agree with him.  I...

How Fat Got a Bad Rap (And Why It’s BS)

This is a summary of why modern American health is a giant raging disaster. Why we’re one of the fattest countries in the history of the world. Why we’re the fattest we’ve ever been. Why our life expectancy is going down for the first time in decades. Why health care...