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

The Magical Microbiome

If you haven’t noticed yet, I read a lot about food and nutrition. 20 years ago it was cookbooks and cooking magazines, but about 10 years ago it shifted to books focused on the nutritional aspects of food and various diets. I wasn’t drawn to any of them on a quest to lose weight; it … Continue reading The Magical Microbiome

Confessions of a Conscientious Carnivore

I admit it. I'm a fat-lover. I am a meat lover. To be even more specific, I am a fat-loving meat lover. Fat has always made me happy. And so far, it seems to also be keeping me healthy, which isn’t something I’m sure would work for everyone. (I have a theory about diets in … Continue reading Confessions of a Conscientious Carnivore