Hacks, Trends, and Distractions

There’s a new thing in the health and wellness space about every five minutes, no? A superfood, a supplement, a piece of equiment, some new game-changer. It’s usually expensive, weird-sounding, and above all, new. (And as always with the brand-new, lacking credible evidence). And they just seem so promising! Like this could be the solution— the... Continue Reading →

Sunday Smoothie: Summer Lovin’

It's that time of year where it's hard not to buy more fruit than you can possibly eat before it spoils. Everything looks good-- and it's ripe NOW. This week, I bought up an incredible bunch of juicy, sweet plums. They were great by themselves and on toast with almond butter, but this post-run smoothie was... Continue Reading →

welcome to the sunday smoothie!

smoothies. they're trendy. they're delicious. and depending on what you read, they are either the key to health, happiness, and the city, or they are why you're fat. what? here's the thing: some smoothies are glorified milkshakes, and some are unbeatable nutritional powerhouses. and if you go to the juice bar, they're probably six dollars... Continue Reading →

Food: sin to atone for or fuel for the fire?

We have been conditioned to think of exercise as punishment for eating— especially women. While men’s fitness magazines often discuss how to fuel for a workout or eating to build muscle, women’s magazines usually focus on how to burn calories. Prime example: Shape magazine’s “you ate it, negate it” feature that tells you how many... Continue Reading →

What’s for dinner?

Food Blog Roundup! There is no health topic more confounding and controversial than nutrition. People care, and they care a lot, but finding sensible and trustworthy information is a full-time job. Searching “diet” in books on amazon returns almost 100,000 hits. Doctors have their name on every kind of eating plan you can think of, from... Continue Reading →

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