The vegetarian Impossible Burger

Impossible Burger in a bun with lettuce and tomato on a paper wrapper

Yesterday I had the opportunity to try a plant-based burger that is famous for "bleeding". Meaning, you can order a medium-rare burger and it will actually look like a beef burger that is red as rare inside. This amazing food invention is made by Impossible Foods and they are doing some good work here in creating … Continue reading The vegetarian Impossible Burger

Drink Diet Soda to Lose Weight

Sure, obviously drinking water is a great idea. But there is no credible evidence indicating you will be harmed by drinking diet soda. And there is the upside of saving 150 calories over a regular soda. The evidence supports artificial sweeteners over sugar...

Eat Good and Cheap for $4 a Day

It's true. With some work and planning, you can eat very healthy on $4 a day. I think everyone should eat great food every day. Eating well means learning to cook. It means banishing the mindset that preparing daily meals is a huge chore or takes tremendous skill. Leanne Brown has made the cookbook available … Continue reading Eat Good and Cheap for $4 a Day

Paleo Best Nutrition Fad Yet

In my life time I have seen many food diet fads come and go. Do you remember the following? Blood type diet Grapefruit diet South Beach diet Atkinson diet The Zone diet Even my favored Slow Carb diet, featured in Tim Ferris' book 4-Hour Body, is a fad. Unlike food fads of the past, which … Continue reading Paleo Best Nutrition Fad Yet

Heavy Metal in Protein Powder

Typically when you reach for a food supplement like a protein powder you are doing it to eat healthy. I was quite surprised recently to learn that over half of vegan protein powders for sale contain heavy metals in them. Lead, Mercury, Aluminum, Cadmium...    those kind of heavy metals. A recent article in Natural … Continue reading Heavy Metal in Protein Powder