It is an unpleasant fact that science will always become outdated.I am sure that a hundred years from now, schoolchildren will laugh at the principles we currently believe to be absolute scientific truths, just like how we now laugh at what was once "truth" centuries ago.Take for instance the doctrine of signatures, which states that resemblance is a good indicator of … [Read more...] about The Doctrine of Signatures
After a quick trip to the grocery store this morning, I realized how confusing it can be trying to pick out the good foods from the bad foods.Food companies are jumping on the health claim bandwagon, and just about everything is now 'healthy this' or 'reduced that'. So here's a quick tip - The quicker it goes bad, the better it is for you.Fruits, vegetables, meat and fish all … [Read more...] about Rules To Shop By
I've been following some very interesting stories in the news lately.The first story concerns the City of New York. It seems that the Board of Health for New York City has recently voted to make New York the nation's first city to ban Trans fats at restaurants.I found this story to be very interesting because as little as two decades ago Trans fats were introduced into our diet … [Read more...] about Fat Wars, and Why I Cook with Butter
Finally, after what seems like years of me begging, my friend John Barban has finally started a blog.John has a wealth of experience when it comes to sports conditioning and fat loss. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, a varsity strength coach, has his masters degree in nutritional science and human physiology and is one of the authors of grrlathlete's fat … [Read more...] about The Women’s Workout Blog
A couple of days ago in one of the grrlathlete newsletters I recommended that people give goat's milk an honest try (If you don't receive the grrlathlete newsletters, I've put a sign-up box on the top right column of my blog).Since then, I've had more than a few people ask me to elaborate on why.Well, firstly, because most of us have been drinking cow's milk since the age of … [Read more...] about Why Goat’s Milk?