Okay, so this was not quite how my girlfriend put it to me. She actually said, "Why am I fat when I do not even eat fat?" Yet, I hear this comment from women all the time in some form or another. Basically the real question underpinning the panic is, "Why can I not look … Continue reading OMG! I Eat Nothing! Why Am I So Fat?
With ACE and IDEA recently doing a Zumba study, I got to thinking about dance. About what it does to your body. I started dancing in college, and although there really is not a studio that has the kind of teaching I want to pay for (I like pretty strict but encouraging teaching styles) in … Continue reading A Smattering of Topics: Dance, Foam Rollers, and VegNews Magazine
There are thousands of opinions out there about what is good for us, and what is not. With Mrs. Obama leading the march for a healthier America, the push in the dieting industry has never been more prominent. Consider the Sensa advertisements that shake-shake across our television screens. (I am sorry but I have never … Continue reading Food Myths Debunked
As summer starts winding down, we are finding the harvest season kicking into high gear. In southern CA, where I am currently, the farmers markets are crammed with produce and other fresh, organic, health-conscious foods. Here are some great vegetarian recipes to try and enjoy. Breakfast Spiced Oatmeal with Bananas and Almonds, in Eat-Taste-Heal: An Ayurvedic … Continue reading Recipes for the Vegetarian (Aug 2012)
As we grow more into the computer age, away from our roots of hard labor and menial everyday tasks, the sedentary lifestyle takes a stronger hold upon us. Not only do we see our bodies swelling in size, but--more alarmingly to me--our minds are suffering. Computers, while great (and I love mine), do not require … Continue reading Foods For Thought