How dieting has failed us

According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of the word ‘diet’ is: “the sum of food consumed by a person or other organism; habitual nourishment.” It wasn’t until the 19th century that the word ‘diet’ came to be synonymous with losing weight.  The website LiveScience states: “the seeds of dieting were sowed in the 1840s, when a Presbyterian minister named Sylvester […]

Energy & Nutrition

What is NUTRITION, and why NUTRITION is so important?

What is Nutrition? Nutrition is a chain or group of essential materials in the food we eat which supplies, supports, maintains, repair, and balances life. Proper nutrition sustains human life and our health. But when the balance of these nutrients becomes either broken or unavailable, we not only become susceptible to illness, we promote the […]

COVID-19 – Stress The importance of nutrition

Some of you saw me already on my wife’s post reading the Times Magazine’s special edition about stress. I’m gathering some valuable information about the importance of getting through our current situation with as little stress as possible. What is the connection between stress & COVID-19? Our bodies are reacting to the perception of threat […]

I’m a hypochondriac

I’m a hypochondriac. Just ask my wife! The upside is that my concerns about staying healthy have actually made me more productive when it comes to making decisions about diet and nutrition. The more I read about our food supply and US Agriculture, the more it becomes clear that the massive amount of chemicals, antibiotics, […]