Step away from the water

Step away from the water

The water thing is out of control. Listen, you don’t need 3 water bottles on your desk. You don’t need to set an alarm to remind yourself to drink water. You don’t even need to drink 8 glasses of water a day. Gasp. In a brilliant paper written in...
Why I don’t want to hear about your perfect diet

Why I don’t want to hear about your perfect diet

Sometimes it feels like my part time job is arguing with my girlfriend about nutrition.  My friend and I went to Health Coaching school together, and much as I love her, I get insanely rage-filled when we discuss dietary theories and practices. We both went to the...

Sugar. New memo.

I try to write things that are practical, helpful, rational and sustainable. But when I look at the metrics of what gets opened on social media, it irritates me that it’s always “trend du jour” articles (presently its the word SUGAR) that get opened....

Readers guide to “transformation” products

A reader’s guide to the fall barrage of “transformation” stories posted by MLM sellers promoting their programs (generally appearing online in the form of promotion of a workouts/propriety protein powder/compelling personalized success stories about...

Keto

Sigh. Here we go again. The ketogenic diet is the next-next-next-next diet thing. I’ve heard it described as a program that helps your body burn “fat as fuel”. This is an incredibly alluring description for a diet that’s incredibly incompatible...