Now Foods Pea Protein Isolate Review

Now Foods Pea Protein Isolate Review

Yeah okay so it took a college nutrition class for me to find out that I'm not getting enough protein ever since I cut out soy awhile back. I had only been getting about 20 grams of protein a day, if that. I know, I know, I'm terrible.

WHOLE: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition Review

WHOLE: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition Review

I put Whole on hold at the library so I could learn exactly how nutrients and food work in the body. I wanted to know not simply if something was healthy or not but why.

The reductionist flaw in our nutrition system

The reductionist flaw in our nutrition system

While a reductionist focuses on single processes within the body, a wholist focuses on the entire system and its health. The reductionist says: Lets study what a vitamin does in the body! The wholist says: Lets eat healthy, plant based foods! America’s nutritional system is very focused on reductionism. It has hidden the big picture
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Why Supplements are Suspicious

Why Supplements are Suspicious

We’ve been taught to think of food in terms of what we need. Lacking vitamin A? Eat a carrot. Need calcium? Drink milk. But food does a lot more inside our bodies than nutrients ingested in pill form. There is almost no direct relationship between nutrients consumed and nutrients actually reaching its “main site of
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FINDING YOUR ELEMENT cheat sheet.

FINDING YOUR ELEMENT cheat sheet.

A cheat sheet for Finding Your Element by Sir Ken Robinson.

ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT TEST!

ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT TEST!

I’m in an environmental science class this quarter, and it happens to be about sustaining our earth! I thought it would be more… sciencey… like you know, with flasks and stuff. It’s not. Yay. Our last assignment was to find our ecological footprint then discuss it with our classmates. As you do this particular test,
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Ronald McDonald!

Ronald McDonald!

See for yourself!

Hungry for Change Review

Hungry for Change Review

Times are a-changin’ - studies show that Americans are indeed eating more fresh food than they did a few years ago. We seem to be on the brink of a nutrition shift here in America – I mean, how could we not be? There are tons of new documentaries about nutrition coming out and with Netflix instant watch at my fingertips I can watch them all to my heart’s content!

Probiotics–Bacteria that’s GOOD for you?

Probiotics–Bacteria that’s GOOD for you?

Have you ever heard someone say how yogurt contains healthy “live cultures” or “bacteria”? Probiotics are bacteria naturally found in the body that help it run smoothly as opposed to the ones that make us sick. Many fermented food or drinks like kombucha or yogurt contain healthy probiotics. Fermentation is chemical breakdown of a substance by bacteria, yeast, or other microorganisms.