Chef Alex Thomopoulos's approach to food is not harping on what she cannot eat, but celebrating the ingredients she can use to make tasty and unique meals.
Demonizing saturated fat never helped us much. Canonizing it now won't help us any either. All who share a concern for eating well and the health advances that can come from it must band together to renounce the perennial branding of this, that, or the other food component as scapegoat or saint.
When it comes to losing weight and finding health, what happens to all that good common sense? Where does our solid core of pragmatic wisdom go?
We are all masters of the universe in our own lives. Let's act like it when it comes to our health.
Pick up some healthy snacks at the store. Stock your fridge, cupboards and office drawers at home and throw a few in your computer bag for travel or office drawers. The next time you feel yourself headed toward hangry, reach for a snack, and feel the positive energy melt it away.
Yesterday, I got this text: "Can you send out some oranges once our trees get going this year? Do you think they would survive the journey?" Yep, that kid just needs a little bit of home in a box. It doesn't need to be decadent sweets. It doesn't need to come from a store.
As a nation, our eating habits are out of control. Instead of fixating on the latest study, we need to reject the status quo, vote with our grocery dollars, and call for the government to reallocate public funds to stem the spread of cheap junk.
All of these symptoms are potentially related to low thyroid function or what we call hypothyroidism. They can negatively affect your quality of life, but when you correct your thyroid function, you can get rid of these symptoms.
Very few of us have perfect self-control, but importantly, many of us are well aware of our limited power to say no. So it's sometimes possible to anticipate times of weakness and devise ways to restrict our own freedom.
An athlete isn't just a celebrity. His endorsement carries with it a healthy halo, associating the food and drink he's supporting with fitness and vigor, and creating a confusing mixed message.
All it takes is one individual with passion and drive to spark change. Just imagine the potential impact of one great idea supported by the community and their ability to breathe life and energy into that idea. We can't wait to see what happens next.
The reality is that we can't eat the foods our Stone Age ancestors ate, because their foods don't exist now, and our foods didn't exist then. The best we can do is approximate the native.
Yes, we booked a science event during UNGA week -- but it's a decision we would repeat again -- because science conversations should not be separate from policy conversations; they should be intricately intertwined.
fThe voices of genuine experts are substantially drowned out by pseudo experts. If we treated flying the way we treat weight control, everyone who had ever been on a plane would speak with the same authority as an experienced pilot or the engineer who built the thing.
By creating, supporting and seeking out organizations like these on a global scale, we can create healthier lifestyles and work to make nutritious food easier to access and cheaper to buy.
When did it become societally acceptable to talk about whatever diet you're on to anyone and everyone who will listen?