Other People’s Stuff: What Happens When Antibiotics Stop Working

OPS is a once-a-month feature here on the blog where I pass along the videos, pdfs, and other goodies I’ve run across that are too accessible, interesting, and powerful not to share. Consider it my curated list of nutrition and lifestyle tidbits most worth your time. Today, I’m sharing a brilliant TED talk. Take a … Continue reading Other People’s Stuff: What Happens When Antibiotics Stop Working

Struggling With Your Weight? Get More Sleep!

“Eat less, move more.” It’s a familiar admonishment to anyone who has ever struggled with his or her weight. The underpinning of all politically correct health initiatives, this ubiquitous mantra echoes from every corner of the modern medical establishment, the fitness industry and, tragically, even from some holistic and alternative health practitioners. While there’s no … Continue reading Struggling With Your Weight? Get More Sleep!

Do You Really Need to Eat Organic – A Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes of the Organic Labeling Process

Last post we technically concluded a mini-series of three posts about Organic food – what it is, what it’s not, and how to use the Organic certification as a tool rather than being a victim of the (often ugly) marketing and myths surrounding it. Today, I want to wrap up our look at the topic … Continue reading Do You Really Need to Eat Organic – A Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes of the Organic Labeling Process

Do You Really Need to Eat Organic – Part III: Shopping Organic the Smart Way

Last post we talked about what the iconic Organic label does and doesn’t mean. We learned that it’s not nearly as clear-cut as most of us were led to believe, but that there are sometimes benefits to consuming Organic foods. So today, let’s take a look at a few simple strategies you can use to … Continue reading Do You Really Need to Eat Organic – Part III: Shopping Organic the Smart Way