The Ever-Interesting Vagus Nerve

It’s been a loooooong time since I’ve posted anything on my Food Friday page (sorry.... life...!!) but this piece caught my eye and I really want to share it. I first heard about the vagus nerve and its connection to the immune system and inflammatory disorders a few years ago as I learned of and … Continue reading The Ever-Interesting Vagus Nerve

Summer Cocktail Creations

Even if I haven't had time over the past few weeks to come up with any posts about food sustainability or the diet-health connection, I have been nursing a couple of creative endeavors in the kitchen. Or, partially in the kitchen anyway. Partially in the bar. The best part, I think, is that what I … Continue reading Summer Cocktail Creations

Build Yourself a Merry Microbiome

One of the earlier elements that drew me to "the magical microbiome" was that both of my sons have food allergies, which I never had to endure, but which puts them squarely in the mainstream for the past 15 years or so (one has an all-too-common peanut and tree-nut allergy; both are allergic to mollusks). … Continue reading Build Yourself a Merry Microbiome