I live in one of the smoggiest cities in America, and it's also fire season. Exercising outdoors has many health benefits, but what are the risks of being active outdoors with poor air quality?
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.
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 [...]
Here's how weight bias may impact your patients, and some steps to minimize weight bias for clinicians or future medical professionals.
New finds at the farmers markets in North Carolina, mean new pasta recipes. This one is filled with healthy greens and makes a great quick meal for the busy student or professional.
Different from what every best selling diet author would have you believe, eating for optimal health is confusing and complicated for most people. Here are some of the factors that contribute to this confusion
Traveling with type 1 diabetes is not always easy, but with a little extra planning and preparation, you can hopefully avoid most stressful diabetes-related drama on your vacation.
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.
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, 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.