Sunlight in the Kitchen

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 aboutContinue reading “Sunlight in the Kitchen”

Nutrition Skepticism is Healthy

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. TheContinue reading “Nutrition Skepticism is Healthy”

Arsenic levels in rice… too high for comfort.

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 whoContinue reading “Arsenic levels in rice… too high for comfort.”

I’m going to start eating more “bad” fat

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 IContinue reading “I’m going to start eating more “bad” fat”