‘Health & Nutrition’

The Problem with Grains

Grains. That stuff our government recommends we eat 6-11 servings of per day: bread, pasta, cereal, rice, flour, crackers, muffins, oatmeal, corn (yes, corn is a grain not a vegetable). Try to think of a standard American meal which doesn’t include some form of grains–it ain’t easy. Everywhere we look it’s grains, grains, mother fucking grains.… Read More

Smart Water is Free Water

After a few recent arguments on the topic of bottled water with some feeble-minded peons, I’ve come to the conclusion that people are severely uneducated about drinkable water in the US. So, my goal for this post is to give you a few reasons to stop buying bottled water. No bullshit, let’s get started: 1)… Read More

The ADHD “Epidemic”

According to the most recent Center for Disease Control (CDC) statistics, 11% of all children ages 4-17 in the United States have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). 1 out of every 10 children has been deemed to have a mental disorder! What on earth is going on with our children?  Some would… Read More

Rethinking the Food Pyramid

The food pyramid is a commonly recognized cartoon derived from a table of values determined by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). A well-known image (right), the food pyramid recommends bulk servings of unrefined carbohydrates per day (nearly 300 grams) as the majority of caloric consumption, while keeping fats… Read More