What It Feels Like to Overcome Food Fears

I don’t usually pay much attention to Facebook’s notifications, but this time, the “memories” post caught my eye: an otherwise unremarkable picture of a burger, with a reminder from Facebook that this image was posted nearly 10 years ago. Again, there’s nothing remarkable about this burger. In fact, back before coronavirus took over, I’d go … More What It Feels Like to Overcome Food Fears

The Problem with Restaurant Calorie Counts

Last year, the FDA started requiring certain restaurants to post calorie counts over menu counters to “educate” consumers about their eating. While I certainly believe that education is important in empowering consumers to make choices that honor their health, I’m not convinced that calorie counts should be considered “helpful information.” Here’s why: 1. Calorie Counts … More The Problem with Restaurant Calorie Counts