In the spring the focus is on fresh, lighter faire representing the new growth of the season. Outside everything is fresh and green and your plate should be the same. Spinach, tender kale leaves, Swiss chard, lettuce, parsley, and of course the bastion of spring, asparagus. The fresh foods of spring need only light steaming,… Read More
Labels, Labels Everywhere.
So many labels: Paleo, Keto, Empath, Democratic, Republican, Optimist, Nerd. On and on. Why do we feel the need to label ourselves, to place ourselves into groups/tribes? Sometimes it might be that we’ve found a group of people who are like us, who understand us, and we feel like we’re home with a family, our… Read More
The title is pretty amazing isn’t it, and not in a good way. We have to think about how to not bathe babies in toxins in utero. Sad that we have to think about this, but the fact is that we do. Want to learn more? Join me at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco… Read More
I once worked a group of Veterans most of whom had addiction issues. It was a very rewarding year helping these men improve their health through health education and much healthier food than they were used to with a focus on intact foods and healthy fats. At first they weren’t happy, as all the sugar… Read More
Here is my latest article published in Thrive Global. I believe in the unknowable, the intrinsic, and much of my work is science-based. ‘Follow the science’ is a phrase I hear all the time. The thing is, as years go by, science has been proven wrong many times, and the unknowable can’t be proven by… Read More
Push Ups and Steeping Tea B.J. Fogg, the behavior scientist from Stanford, says that: “Behavior (B) happens when Motivation (M), Ability (A), and a Prompt (P) come together at the same moment.” I took this basic formula and used it to create new habits for myself Here is my take on the formula: my day begins… Read More