After 7 1/2 months on the program, it’s time for another Plant Paradox Continue reading “The Plant Paradox – 7 1/2 Month Update”
Pretty much everyone who has ever been to a doctor has taken a blood test for a conventional cholesterol panel. It is often paid for by our insurance or employee benefits in an annual check-up. While it is not exactly free, it is as close to it as we can get. Given that, wouldn’t it would be nice to know what use it really is Continue reading “How to Really Use Your Cholesterol Panel as a Health Measurement”
Grain-free baking. What’s even the point? Well, the point is that some people are following a grain-free lifestyle. Those people now include me. At least in training. This is because for the past half-year plus, Continue reading “Adventures in Grain-free Baking: Carrot Turmeric Muffins”
Food on a stick is fun.
In Thailand, since so many food carts serve grilled pork, sausages, chicken and whatnot on sticks, the little wooden skewers are standard stock in pretty much any grocery store or even mom-and-pop convenience shop.
That makes it easy for you, Continue reading “Lovely Lamb Kebobs from the Grill Pan”
So it’s now been 26 weeks (Hey, 1/2 a year – cool!) of my attempting to bond with the Plant Paradox eating program. I’m providing regular updates here so that I can Continue reading “26 Weeks of Life on the Plant Paradox Program”
I love it when my favorite health and wellness experts agree. The topic of vitamin D supplementation is one of these areas. In short, there is much more consensus than not on at least some fundamentals, namely: Continue reading “Is Vitamin D Supplementation Even Optional?”
Watermelon-feta salads are not a new concept any more, and they are a refreshing summer salad addition to the patio table. If you have been reluctant to pair watermelon with cheese, I get it. When the combo was trending around 5 years or so ago, it struck me as weird and wrong. Not interested enough to test these recipes in my own kitchen, on my own people, Continue reading “Super Summer Salad: Watermelon with Feta, Pickled Onions, Mint & Basil”
Foot balloons and cankles have been for me synonymous with flying for far too long. Well, to be honest the cankles might be a part of my look anyways. In the past couple of months, though, just like that, I decided to stop the madness. No more swollen puffy feet and ankles post flight for me, and Continue reading “Avoid Foot Balloons Post Flight with Compression Socks”
I’ve been making a conscious effort to add more Thailand-friendly whole food prebiotics to my diet. One way to achieve this is to eat more green bananas. Green bananas are about as commonplace as dirt in this country, with a price tag to match. Problem is though, who really wants to eat one? To find a way to answer that question with the words, “I do,” Continue reading “Green Banana Salted Date Smoothie”