Food closer to original form = better for you

So, both concluded that we’d be better off sticking to a food closer to it’s original form than one created through a highly lab-intensive process. SHOCKED, shocked I tell you! (sarcasm)

Magazine Review: Clean Eating Magazine is not worth the read

For some points program, I was given a year’s worth (which I think it 10 issues) of Clean Eating Magazine. Constantly on the hunt for good recipes that are low in processed foods, I thought this would be a good fit. But, the magazine has so many flaws in it it’s honestly not worth reading…

Why do you think Americans are fat?

Whenever I travel overseas or meet friendly travelers with in the United States, I like to investigate what perceptions others outside of the U.S. have about Americans. One of the biggest is that we’re fat. So that always leads me to the question, “Why do you think Americans are fat?”. Below are some of the…

Sugar: A major culprit in disease, obesity

  This month’s National Geographic cover story is an article titled, Sugar Love: A not so sweet story. I would really encourage you to read this. Not only is it a fascinating account of the history of sugar and sugar’s ties to slavery, but it really made me realize just how much sugar I am…

What would your groceries look like if you had to lay them out?

I was killing time on my Flipboard app yesterday when I noticed a cool photo journal titled, “Hungry Planet: What the World Eats – in pictures.” California Photographer Peter Menzel traveled to 24 countries  for the book Hungry Planet. The photo slideshow says that the point is to show “how much the world’s weekly groceries cost” and…