How you can donate your body to science, right now

Pity the nutrition scientist. Everyone lies when they tell them what they ate. Even registered dieticians can't accurately recount what they ate for a week. People are just terrible at it.¹  So when scientists try to compare the effects of various dietary patterns to health outcomes they often get a foggy picture. Sometimes scientists don't just … Continue reading How you can donate your body to science, right now

Why the best time to eat plant-based is now, especially if you feel fine.

Maybe you’ve read some of the great success stories of people who have turned their health around by eating a whole food, plant-based (wfpb) diet. Maybe you even feel like you might try it if you are ever diagnosed with heart disease or diabetes, but for now it seems far too austere. http://www.forksoverknives.com/category/success-stories/ I’m afraid I … Continue reading Why the best time to eat plant-based is now, especially if you feel fine.

The life changing magic of eating plants (and tidying up)

Unless you've been living in an off-grid bunker somewhere, you've likely heard of Marie Kondo and her book, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Marie Kondo is a Japanese professional organizer who helps clients declutter their belongings and by doing so, increase their happiness, reduce stress and live their ideal lives. She has a rather … Continue reading The life changing magic of eating plants (and tidying up)