Find out more about the definition of a Paleo diet, how hard is it for a carnivore to travel around the world, and how much meat Phil eats each day … More Phil Escott: Eating Seasonally and Regionally as a Carnivore
Everything in Moderation; that’s one of Adrienne’s biggest pet peeves, and that of our guest, in fact they share a lot of pet peeves in common…
This week we look back on some past episodes and ask, “Where’s the beef?” Actually we talk about meat and if it deserves the entire negative press it gets. And then, in an almost perfect segue, we welcome, author, warrior and challenger of dogmatic thinking, Lierre Keith. Leirre is a former vegan who realized that … More Interview with Author Lierre Keith, The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice and Sustainability
So one of the reasons I’m called the Nutrition Heretic is because I challenge the cults of different dietary practices that are sweeping the world. To understand a bit of this, check out this series I wrote earlier this year, which talks about the acceptable eating…
In the previous installation of Modern Eating Disorders, we looked at how some people have become obsessed with the idea of clean food. Clean food being defined as any food that doesn’t come from an animal. On the opposite side of the spectrum, many people are equally passionate about banning all grains as well as … More Modern Eating Disorders Part Three: Beware the Evil Grains… Really?
Somewhere along the way, the War on Food took a turn towards anointing certain foods with the label “clean”. Unfortunately, while promoting the so-called clean foods, it left people thinking that other real and healthy foods were somehow unusually loaded with toxins and carcinogens. Some fanatics (yes, I went there!) even refer to the latter … More Modern Eating Disorders – Part Two: The Clean Food Myth
I recently received an e-mail from a woman who was asking me if the hostility she perceived in vegan people she’s met could possibly be related to vegan deficiencies. She participates in forums where vegans blast her for having a different perspective on nearly everything. As a nutritionist, I face the same thing every day. … More Dangers of Vegan Diets