Tag Archives: nutrition

08.07.12: Portion Sizes, Politics, and Indignation

Serving sizes and the regulation thereof have sparked several flaps of late. Most prominent among said flaps is the proposal to ban sales of massive soda pops in New York City. This entry is not about that particular flap – … Continue reading

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07.26.12: What Makes Us Fat? Laziness … I Mean, Convenience.

I like this article.  I like that it’s going to irritate some people and force them to look in the mirror. http://www.forbes.com/sites/bethhoffman/2012/07/17/its-convenience-not-cost-that-makes-us-fat/ “Middle income people are the most overweight and eat fast food more regularly than anyone else. In contrast, … Continue reading

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07.20.12: Making a Statement With What’s on Your Plate

Here’s a concept: Eat food, be nourished, be strong.  Repeat as needed to sustain life. Oh, if only the simple act of eating were actually so simple.  We’re bombarded with messages about what to eat, when to eat, how to … Continue reading

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01.02.12: Fish Oil and Sunscreen

Those are my Official New Year’s Resolutions.  Health-related and easy to execute.  Obviously, I have many other goals – but I’m not labeling them Official New Year’s Resolutions.  Saying on January 2nd that I’m going to lose weight and get … Continue reading

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04.01.11: Food Dyes and Hyperactivity

1 April 2011 I’ve been eyeballing the FDA hearings on food dyes and hyperactivity in kids.  It appears that they’re not going to take action (because it’s the government’s job not to take action until things get really, really bad).  … Continue reading

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Returning to Real Food

I was daydreaming in the grocery checkout line not too long ago when my eyes fell, and my attention turned, to the cart in front of me.  Come on, we all do it.  We’re waiting forever and a day, we’ve … Continue reading

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