Monthly Archives: January 2017

On Whole Foods

“Whole foods” is a¬†major buzz phrase¬†among the health-conscious, so much so that a chain of health food stores has taken it as its name. We’re urged to eat whole foods — especially those “healthful whole grains.” Yet many of the same people who would tell you they advocate whole foods eat blatantly un-whole foods without…

What About Egg Bites?

Sous Vide Egg Bites are the new item on Starbucks’ menu. Reportedly Starbucks got so many requests for egg sandwiches sans bread that they came up with a breadless egg choice. Each order of Egg Bites consists of two little discs of egg, about three bites each. They come in Bacon & Gruyere (shown), and…

Thoughts On The Rise Of Junk Food

There’s a new movie out called The Founder, a biopic about Ray Croc, the man who bought a little hamburger joint from a couple of guys named McDonald and turned it into a global phenomenon, not to mention a vast fortune. It stars Michael Keaton, an actor I have long admired, so I’ll probably go…

A New Year, A New Health Pursuit

I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying. — Woody Allen Happy New Year! One of my resolutions is to jump back into blogging and/or podcasting, so here goes: As of today, I launch a new health pursuit. Call it an n=1 experiment. I thought I’d…