Last week, coconut oil was still enjoying it’s 15 minutes of fame with articles like “10 Impressive Health Benefits of Coconut Oil” and “Eat 2 Tablespoons of Coconut Oil Daily for These Amazing Health Benefits!” Then, ‘big coconut’ was blindsided when the American Heart Association dug up its shady past. Now the tabloids read “Coconut […]
If we know so much about heart disease, why is it still the #1 killer in the world? 4 of the 6 biggest risk factors are under our direct control. Will you wake up before it’s too late?
I stood on the scale in the pale, sterile exam room and slowly lowered my head to read the dreaded display. My polite half-smile melted away as evil numbers made my heart pound and my cheeks hot. Why is it that when I get weighed at the doctor’s office it’s more painful? At home or […]
I was seven when my Grammie placed the little, laminated library card in my hand. I felt like I had won a prize, I could hardly control the excitement in my little body as I walked down aisle after aisle of beautifully illustrated children’s books. Grammie didn’t know what she unleashed. I looked forward to […]
It was early morning and my eyes could barely stay open as I trudged to the kitchen to turn on my trusty red coffee maker. I expected to hear the machine steam and bubble, the smell of my favorite vanilla macadamia nut coffee filling the kitchen. But instead, there was silence. I filled my water […]
You are a scientist. You can use the scientific method to experiment with what you eat and learn about your body every day. It’s 10,000 BC and Jane, Jerry, and Joe have a cozy cave down by the river. One day, Jane eats some berries and gets sick all over the cave. Jerry thinks the berries […]