Addicted To Variety, Pt. 2

There is one thing I know for sure: people with a perceived need for variety in their diet aren’t actually craving variety, but rather elements of that variety to which they are physically addicted, and which they now know to be nutritionally sketchy. Physical addictions play a large role in food choices, and since food is not recognized as an addictive substance addicts can operate under cover ...
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Are You Lie-Proof?

You’ve seen it before, and you’ll see it again. Every once in a while a new “scientific study” is published that claims to settle an issue of health “once and for all”. My attitude about these studies is well-documented, but in case you missed it a brand new paper has just been published that gives me a fresh opportunity to point out the pitfalls of simply accepting this science as the last word about anything having to do with your ...

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Addicted To Variety, Pt. I

Uh-oh, major 3-part rant on the way. Brace yourself. You have been warned.

I have been consulting individuals and groups on the nutritional requirements for health for years, and I can say with no hesitation that upon hearing about the various guidelines for proper nutrition, the one that seems to concern people the most is the smaller universe of foods from which they will choose.

The reality is that you have just been given you the keys to vitality, quality of life, ...

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What We Can Learn From Dogs

Okay, so I’m a dog person now. Fact is, I was always a dog person. So much so that I chose to be without one earlier out of respect for how little I had to offer a dog. Until now. Having a dog in my life hasn’t changed me; that change had already occurred. The change that should occur first before anyone agrees to care for a dog is the one that says that dogs (or other animals for that ...

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