A Tale of Traveling in the Time of COVID-19

A Tale of Traveling in the Time of COVID-19

We left for Switzerland at the beginning of March. This is the story of how we got back, the different approaches to public health, and the efforts we took to minimize risk of transmission and infection while traveling.

Miso Sweet Potato, Kale, and Tofu Stir Fry

Miso Sweet Potato, Kale, and Tofu Stir Fry

Everyone seems to be into fermented foods these days, and I am no different. I love anything umami or pickled and fermented foods tend to be foods with these complex flavor profiles. What are fermented foods? Fermented foods are basically food products made/altered by microbes (often bacteria or yeast). The fermentation process has been used [...]

Great London Eats for the Traveling Foodie

Great London Eats for the Traveling Foodie

London now has a burgeoning foodie scene.  Aside from the typical pub grub, a number of hip spots have arisen, making London an interesting destination for the traveling foodie. Here are a few of the top spots we were taken to or advised to go to while on our trip there last week.

7 Tips to Get in the Habit of Working Out

7 Tips to Get in the Habit of Working Out

One thing I have realized is that getting exercise daily and even weekly can be a challenge for many of us.  As adults with packed schedules, it can be challenging to prioritize exercise, but with a ton of research emerging supporting the benefits (mental, genetic, academic, and of course physical) of consistent exercise, it is [...]

Ketosis: Reviewing the Research and the Fad

Ketosis: Reviewing the Research and the Fad

Ketosis, Keto, Ketogenic... These key words seem to be popping up everywhere, from recent journal articles to fad diets to health blogs, but this concept is anything but new. This week we are putting ketosis under the microscope, examining the peer-reviewed research and the fads.

Supplement Skepticism and the Key to a Healthy 2017

Supplement Skepticism and the Key to a Healthy 2017

2017 is now in full swing, and I know many of you are working hard at those resolutions you might have made a couple of weeks ago.  Many people like to use New Years to kick start a plan to be healthy.  Gyms and yoga classes always seem packed with motivated individuals in January, as people [...]