Tag: #nutrition

When You Need A Win

I’ve been in a funk lately. I’ve been grumpy and short-fused with people I care a lot about. I’ve been even worse to people I don’t care for. The reason for this is simple, and it’s something that I’ve seen coming every year right around this time. I’m not going to go into details of what happened — because suicide…

Are you gluten, dough?

If you read a health and fitness magazine or a nutrition article, you will probably read about gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat that gives dough that elasticity it needs to be formed into such delicious things as bread. For some people, however, gluten might as well be poison. They have a hypersensitivity to gluten, called Celiac Disease,…

Meatless Mondays? No, thanks.

I’ve been listening more and more about this concept of “Meatless Mondays” whereby you don’t eat any kind of meat on Mondays in order to reduce the “pressure” on the animal meat industry and maybe also improve your health. Then, today, I read this blog post from an MPH student, and it just took me over the edge. No, I’m…