10/28/15 Unsafe at Any Speed

Thanks, Ralph Nader, for the headline. There is no end to the conflicting studies about the food we eat. We are constantly warned about the dangers of fast food, as if to imply slower foods are safer. But it seems nothing is safe for consumption anymore. If it is perchance less unsafe, there are environmental…

4/14/15 Seduced By Righteous Eating

I had been seduced by righteous eating. Steven Bratman, MD It was purely by accident that I stumbled across Steven Bratman, a physician who practices alternative medicine. He has written books and done studies on what he describes as a mental condition known as ORTHOREXIA, or the perhaps unhealthy compulsion to eat healthy foods. Goodness…

Early Demise

The Hazards of Eating I occasionally rant about the confusing vexation of just how one is supposed to eat right these days. There is no answer for the layman eater, or the expert eater, and in a sense we are all expert eaters since no one has to tell us how to go about the…