Health, with a Grain of Salt

Explaining the science and debunking the myths of nutrition, metabolism, and health.

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Becoming a More Thoughtful Consumer

The new year is a great time to reflect on the past year, considering what has worked and what hasn’t and to plan ahead for what you want out of the future. 2016 will be a big year for me with a likely job change and potentially moving to a new city. With all of that commotion…

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Don’t Trust the Headline: No, Vegetarian Diets are Not Bad for the Environment

This week in my new favorite segment, “Don’t Trust the Headline,” many, many articles have been reporting that a new study just concluded that “lettuce is worse than bacon for the environment.” As a health conscientious individual, I’m often thinking about how my lifestyle impacts my health as well as this beautiful planet that houses me. Like…

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