What do you think of when you see that little green Organic logo on a food or product? If you’re like much of the American population, a combination of marketing, exposure, and other factors have probably given you vague ideas that the “Organic” stamp implies products: Aren’t genetically engineered. Are free of antibiotics, irradiation, dangerous … Continue reading Do You Really Need to Eat Organic – Part II : What the Organic Logo Tells You (and What It Doesn’t)
Recently, I hopped on Amazon to leave a review for a “healthy eating” book I’d just read. Or, more accurately, just thrown across the room because it frustrated me to no end. Okay, I didn’t literally throw it across the room – I generally have better manners than that. But I did evict it, unfinished, … Continue reading Do You Really Need to Eat Organic – Part I : What Does Organic Even Mean?
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. I ran across Virta Health on Mark Hymans’ The Doctor’s … Continue reading Other People’s Stuff: The Virta Health Program
If you asked them, most doctors would tell you that they went into medicine to help people. To work with patients – not paperwork. But our modern medicine and insurance systems choke medical practices with mountains of forms, oceans of reports, and other administrative tripe. These bloated back-of-house systems aren’t some minor annoyance. Study after … Continue reading What is Membership Medicine?
The images above are from Supportal, a social media community that bills itself as being comprised of “people with their own mental health journeys” seeking to support one another along the (often long and difficult paths) to healing. The community’s goal was to highlight the enormous problems with the American medical system and how they … Continue reading The Cost of Healthy Food… in Perspective
Last fall, I ordered a subscription to Ample. At the time, I felt a little guilty, because the peace of mind of having a clean meal replacement/backup option regularly delivered to my house seemed like a luxury. Just this week I got my first Butcher Box. But this time, I don’t consider it an indulgence. … Continue reading 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Consider Grocery Services an Indulgence
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’s resource is one that is rocking my world: … Continue reading Other People’s Stuff: Mel Robbins’ Mindset Reset