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The "Happiness Diet"

27 Nov 2018

The 2012 book is called “The Happiness Diet: A Nutritional Prescription for a Sharp Brain, Balanced Mood, and Lean, Energized Body.” What is that wondrous prescription? It seems simple enough. If...

The Carnivore Diet: A Beefy Leap of Faith

15 Nov 2018

You may be familiar with the carnivore diet through Mikhaila Peterson, daughter of best-selling author and professor of psychology Jordan B. Peterson. In her first YouTube video, she narrates a...

The Spice of Life

23 Oct 2018

Very few of us would argue against the notion that spices (and to a lesser extent, their leafy cousins, herbs) play an important role in our culinary preferences. These days it would be almost...

The Great Cholesterol Debate

5 Jul 2018

Before we can talk about cholesterol and how to measure it we need to get some things straight. Cholesterol is absolutely tied to heart disease even though convincing people of that fact has been...

Low-Carb Lessons from An Undertaker?

18 Jan 2018

When William Banting could no longer walk upstairs without panting or bend down to tie his shoelaces, he decided that something had to be done. Swimming, walking, Turkish baths and near-starvation...

Sugar-Free Goodies Are Missing an Important (and Tasty) Chemical Process

26 Dec 2017

You might think sugar only sweetens your favourite cupcakes, but it actually plays a couple of other roles as well. The Maillard reaction for example, which is responsible for many of the...

“The Cure for All Cancers”? Maybe Not.

30 Nov 2017

The freedom of speech.  One of our most sacred rights.  Men and women are willing to die for it.  Unfortunately, they also die because of it.  Let me elaborate....

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