Here’s something you probably didn’t know about me: As much trouble as I’ve had with chronic pain over the past ten years, I’ve had almost just as much trouble with digestive issues. I haven’t written about those issues yet for a few reasons. For one thing, they’re embarrassing. Really embarrassing. I’d much rather talk about… Continue reading Sunlight in the Kitchen
This is a great article on the nutrition "myths" that get circulated in the health and fitness industry." It's from BBoy Science-- a site which I really enjoy. I thought this post was incredibly vindicating, especially the part about "Anti-Inflammatory Foods." I've encountered this concept time and time again in the alternative health world. The… Continue reading Nutrition Skepticism is Healthy
This was all over the news a few months ago, but in case you missed it, Consumer Reports published a report in November 2012 showing surprisingly high levels of arsenic in dozens of brands of rice and rice products. This is not good news for people who eat a gluten-free diet, or for people who… Continue reading Arsenic levels in rice… too high for comfort.
I read this article last night on my phone while pretending to listen to some loveable relatives butcher some Christmas music, and it made me sad. http://phys.org/news/2012-12-fat-decisions-brain-cells-production.html Like pretty much every other girl who was unhappy in school in the late 1990's/early 2000's, I used to starve myself. I mean, I ate, but if I… Continue reading I’m going to start eating more “bad” fat