Why do scientific things have to sound so un-sexy?
Take the word phytochemical.
Even if I use my most seductive sounding voice and whisper it in your ear, while rubbing a champagne drenched strawberry across your lips, you’re not going to get turned on.
Over the weekend I was getting my legs waxed and my esthetician asked me what I do for a living.
What I do isn’t exactly cut and dry like it is for some professions. School teacher, nurse, mechanic – these are all pretty standard answers that don’t require extra creativity in getting people on board with what you do. Read more…
When I was little my mom would make me cold rice cereal for breakfast.
She would put leftover brown rice in a bowl and add raisins, cinnamon, chopped almonds, rice milk and a tiny bit of maple syrup.
I enjoyed this breakfast. Until I discovered Rice Krispies.
Do you ever get the hiccups in the morning and then keep getting them intermittently throughout the WHOLE day?
It happened to me last Monday, and by the end of the day I was annoyed as shit.
When I was 14 I begged my mom to take me to the health department so I could apply for a work permit.
My plan was to get my driver’s license when I was 15 after a summer of driver’s ed. There was no point in having a driver’s license if I didn’t have wheels, and there were no wheels without cash, and there was no cash without a job, and at 14 it was illegal to have a job, unless of course, you had a work permit. Read more…
A “Whole-Food Plant-Based Diet” is a term coined by Dr. T. Colin Campbell.
Dr. Campbell has written numerous New York Times best selling books, including The China Study and Whole – Rethinking the Science of Nutrition, and has been at the forefront of nutrition research since the 1970’s. (Before my ass was even a concept.) Read more…
There was the parade, the ice cream social, the fireworks – it was all very exciting.
Of course, I come from an itty bitty town of 10,273 people, so the festivities were on the smaller scale of things. Luckily, I had no idea since it was the only 4th of July festivities I had ever experienced, the internet wasn’t a thing yet, and my family had no T.V. Read more…
Learn how to make vegan food that “Steak and Potatoes” kinda folks will drool over.
[Foreword by Dr Neal Barnard, Physician/Clinical Researcher]