France, Food, and Fat

Oh, the french. They smoke like chimneys, drink like poissons, and bread and cheese is practically a religion there. But I can count on one hand the number of obese people I encountered on my trip— and two of them were from Texas. Now, I’m not suggesting these habits are a path to health. Indeed,... Continue Reading →

Dietary Guidelines: Who, What, Why, and WTH?

Perhaps you’ve hear the kerfuffle going on recently over the new dietary guidelines  released back in February. What’s going on, exactly? Is butter back? The “Dietary Guidelines for Americans”  is updated every five years, and it is billed as a joint effort of the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services. Does that... Continue Reading →

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