The Hard Thing About Teaching Nutrition

The Hard Thing About Teaching Nutrition

The hard thing about teaching nutrition to college students is that, as far as eating healthy is concerned, they’ve heard it all before. In fact, Michael Pollen’s phrase, “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”– is about the best 3-second nutrition message around. I...
Let’s Not Gain Weight This Winter Ok?

Let’s Not Gain Weight This Winter Ok?

Let’s not gain weight this winter Ok? Here are 5 things that will help. I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, I need 20 ideas to not gain weight. Or 200. How about 200 and then maybe I’ll have a chance this year. A chance to not enter...
Food Gossip

Food Gossip

Food Gossip. So much food Gossip. I’m calling food gossip the talk you hear about food that may or may not be true, but spreads like wild fire. Heresay. Loose Lips. Idle Talk Faulty information, untruths, half-the story. Carbs are bad, protein is good, juicing...
What Food Is Bad For You? A Quiz.

What Food Is Bad For You? A Quiz.

What Food Is Bad For You? I’m a professor so I love a good quiz. What food is bad for you? A carbohydrate Bread A food your allergic to All of the above What food is bad for you? One packet of artificial sweetner High fructose Corn Syrup A food that is spoiled...
Less Hustle, More Joy

Less Hustle, More Joy

Less Hustle, More Joy. I spend so much time thinking about this idea it gets in the way of my Netflix streaming/binging. Here’s what I know. If the culture (looking at you Oprah, Victoria Secret, Martha Stewart) can convince you that you don’t have The...
How To Not Burn Out

How To Not Burn Out

How to not burn out (insert laughter here). I’m laughing because I am burned out. I’m so burned-out I think I burned out my burnout. But, I’m not out of the game and that counts for something (no it doesn’t not really). Because, I can do better...