This blog has officially entered a state of blathy (blog apathy). I was inspired to acknowledge this sad condition by the Clever Zebo blog's own admission of suffering from this affliction. So... "What the heck happened," you ask? Well, the problem wasn't lack of ideas. I have about 10 posts in draft form. But I … Continue reading Blathy
Have you heard of The Run: Moving Natural Medicine Forward (facebook page | website) "event" that's happening now to raise awareness of how lifestyle choices and natural medicine is “the cure” to optimizing health for which we have been waiting? On Monday, Aug 8th, 3-6pm, Sunflower Farmers Market Salt Lake City, UT (656 E 200 … Continue reading The Run: Moving Natural Medicine Forward
Earlier this evening, Carl Daikeler, the CEO of Beachbody, asked this on Twitter: Do you think individuals really care that there is increasing obesity? Someone else replied: Sadly, not enough care. Carl said: But everyone freaks out about the cost of healthcare. Why don't they link the issues? I replied: I think people do care … Continue reading Conversation with the CEO of Beachbody
In 2007, the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) tasked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to finalize standards for gluten-free labeling. Four years later, the FDA has failed to fulfill that mandate. To the millions of Americans who eat gluten-free food, this inaction is a big deal. Stephanie O'Dea, New York Times … Continue reading Support gluten-free food labeling
We must have sweets on the mind over here at NBD... Maybe Easter has something to do with it? Here in the USA, we are conditioned from an early age to gorge ourselves on candy at Halloween and Easter and be "OK" with that. Now that I'm following the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, the only sweetener … Continue reading Sugar = Toxin?
Eight months ago, I gave up all soda. The top of my list of carbonated addictions? Diet Coke. I did it for a few reasons. I started to notice that 1 or 2 a day wasn’t enough and my body threatened to shut down when it sent out the signal it was time for another … Continue reading To have aspartame or not to have aspartame, that is the question
I know this isn't exactly about food, but it's pretty cool. I'd heard of the "Free your tongue" pose before and have used it when my jaw has been really tight. Tonight I did all of the poses in this series and my face definitely feels more relaxed. I'm going to do this several times … Continue reading Facial Yoga
I had no idea I was part of a Movement. I didn't even know there was a Food Movement going on. I just thought I was on a personal quest to make healthier food choices and get rid of the pain in my gut. A couple weeks ago, I saw something about the TEDx Manhattan … Continue reading The Food Movement – will Foodies save the Greenies?
I had a great time at the 2011 SLC Sustainability Summit yesterday. I went because I wanted to connect with other people who are interested in increasing awareness of and improving access to sustainably grown food. I was a little nervous that I wouldn't have anyone to talk to; I was afraid everyone there would … Continue reading 2011 Salt Lake Sustainability Summit – Reconnecting to Natural Genius
Last month, I read the book called Real Food - What to Eat and Why by Nina Planck. Wow! I LOVE this book! I wish I had found it when it came out in 2006. One of the things I love about it is that she cites all of the studies she consulted. I am … Continue reading Real Food – What to Eat and Why