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Protein sources for the rare plant-based athlete

When it comes to nutrition, there are many ways to skin the cat. And while we tend to promote whole foods and carnivorous eating that includes a relative balance of protein, carbohydrates and fats with each meal, now and again we deal with vegetarian clients….

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Want to lose weight? Dust your home a bit more!

Diet and exercise, diet and exercise, right? If you diet and exercise, you’re sure to avoid gaining weight and becoming obese: This is what we have been told time and time again.  But new research published in Environment Science and Technology (http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.est.7b01788) suggests environmental pollutants commonly…

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When organic is, and isn’t, necessary

Organic. Grass-fed. Free-range. Pasture-raised. Cage-free. Ethically grown. Sustainable. Infused with pure vitality or whatever the latest alleged miracle cure vitamin of the day is… The list of ways to qualify the food we buy as “healthy,” “sustainable” or “ethical” has spiralled nearly out of control,…

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It’s not your fault that you’re fat

Nor is if your fault that you eat too much. Or that you developed Type II Diabetes. These were the words spoken by nutrition expert and author of The Paleo Solution and Wired to Eat Robb Wolf at the 2017 MadLab business summit last weekend…

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Get fit for the sake of your memory

If you have ever watched someone deteriorate from Alzheimer’s, you’re probably at least a little bit fearful of the disease.  The scary truth—reported by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America—is that more than 5 million Americans suffer from the disease. By the time you hit 65,…

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Is your kitchen as clean as you think it is?

So you like to think you’re a person who takes pride in sanitation and home hygiene? Sad news: You might be fooling yourself! A new study published in Food Protection Trends and the Journal of Food Protection (http://jfoodprotection.org/doi/abs/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-16-354?af=R&code=fopr-site) that looked at 100 homes discovered pretty…

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