What we’re diggin’ – 8/17/17

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Other recipes to try: Jicama Apple Slaw Firecracker Tuna Salad Tequila Carnitas – this recipe is a bit involved and definitely takes some time. But it sounds like it would be a great option for a Saturday party or maybe for tailgating!   Let’s talk science: Circadian rhythms and eating – some new research points to some potentially interesting interplay …

Paleo vs. Vegan

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The title of this article might seem to focus on two ‘fringe’ diets, but this question is actually at the root of a lot of current nutrition debate, because what it really boils down to is this: which is healthier, meat or plants?   In 2015 I went to a so-called ‘nutrition science’ debate in New York. The debate centered …

What we’re diggin’ – 8/10/17

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Other recipes to try: Paleo Krabby Patties Oven Baked Cauli Rice Charred Shishito Peppers   Let’s talk science: Morning sickness is beneficial? – This week’s science focused article is a bit different because it looks at the science of evolutionary biology and specifically the concept of “morning sickness.” If you are a woman, you may have wondered about why human …

Flavor Preferences Change

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When I first meet with people they often tell me that they don’t like a lot of the foods I’m telling them to eat – tomatoes, broccoli, maybe even beef and most definitely liver (I don’t really tell people that they have to include liver in their diet, but I do mention it because you really can’t beat it for …

What we’re diggin’ – 8/3/17

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Other recipes to try: Garlic Lime Shrimp Skewers Barbecue Kale Chips Bacon Crusted Chicken Strips   Let’s talk science: Sun exposure and longevity – An interesting study came out last year showed that women in Sweden who had regular sun exposure habits lived longer. This is a bit a paradox since we’ve been told for years to avoid the sun. …

Juice Cleansing/Fasting/Detox

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I have a confession.   I used to do juice cleanses. When I lived in New York it was a really popular thing to do juice cleanses or fasts or detox, however you want to call it. The idea was that you would only consume juice for 3 to 5 days and of course there were all kinds of companies …

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The Glycemic Index

Hey all!   This month’s lecture video is all about the Glycemic Index (and whether it’s useful or misused.) We’ve talked about this subject before, so if you haven’t checkout out our article The Glycemic Index: Useful or Misused, I’d recommend giving that a look through as well as watching this video.   The Glycemic Index is often used to help …