Tag: food

Romanesco Broccoli

Romanesco broccoli is perhaps the coolest looking vegetable.



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Return to Sickness

Just when I thought I was invincible, I got my first cold in 18+ months. To say I am stunned would be an understatement. I’ve been getting plenty of sleep and eating a wide variety of healthy food. The … [continue reading]

Poached Eggs – Snatching Defeat From the Jaws of Victory

Recently, I was reading about how the body treats oxidized cholesterol differently from regular cholesterol. The oxidized stuff is what you want to minimize. US News and World Reports put out Oxidized LDL Cholesterol Linked to Metabolic Syndrome last year … [continue reading]

White Asparagus

When I saw white asparagus at the store, I thought it was the most bizarre thing. The cashier informed me that white asparagus is grown in buried dirt, so it receives no light. No light means it doesn’t turn green. … [continue reading]


I just finished reading a great book on food and society.

Waistland: The (R)Evolutionary Crisis Behind Our Weight and Fitness Crisis
Waistland: The (R)Evolutionary Crisis Behind Our Weight and Fitness Crisis by Deirdre Barrett has a little bit of everything in it. It covers the state of health, some evolutionary … [continue reading]

Today I Am Dirty, I Want To Be Pretty

Paul over at Infectious Greed posted this cool graphic on how Americans spent their food dollar in 1955 vs today.


Infectious Greed is a financial site, but I couldn’t help but think of the nutritional angle. In my post The [continue reading]