The first time I heard the phrase ‘food is fuel,’ it wasn’t in a diet-y context. It was actually quite the opposite — my soccer coach as a kid would remind us of the fact that we needed to eat enough nourishing food before and during our tournaments so that we would have energy and … More Why It's Important That We See Food as More Than Fuel
I saw a post on social media the other day advertising the “famous last words said by Steve Jobs as he was on his death bed.” Or something like that. The info graphic featured picture of the tech industry billionaire, looking pensive, with a text overlay of savvy one-liners about happiness, the fleeting nature of … More Who Is Your Health Authority?
Before I get started, I want to clarify that there isn’t anything inherently wrong with counting macros. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the practice, “counting macros” refers to measuring a person’s daily intake of macronutrients (carbohydrates, fat, and protein) and keeping them below certain levels. While it is certainly possible to establish a … More Why “counting macros” might not be the best idea