I really enjoyed this piece from Longreads. Of course, it’s on a theme I enjoy contemplating. It made me want to dine alone in public now and then, even though I have little objection to room service when I am traveling alone. We’re eating alone more often than in any previous generation. But why should … Continue reading Saturday share – Eating Alone — Longreads
Last week I wrote about this topic and there was some interest in a further exploration. I think it is appropriate to post about this on a holiday (at least for those in the U.S.) because that is often a time when we can feel pressure to eat or drink, at parties or social events. … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday – food & social pressure (part 2)
This week I am introducing a topic which may be one of a series, since it is complex topic. But it arose for me as I was attending a work gathering last night and observing the way in which I and others approached the food and alcohol service on a patio restaurant for a social … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday – food and social pressure
On Saturday I will leave for a work trip to Belgium for the upcoming week. I will spend a day in Brussels before heading to La Grande Abbaye de la Ramee for meetings. All I know about the Belgians is that they make the best chocolate in the world. My husband argues that the Swiss make … Continue reading Chocolate and waffles?
For those who have a.d.d. or struggle with an attention issue, getting a healthy diet and plenty of health fats every day is critical. I take fish oil supplements every day because these are helpful to balance brain chemistry. I also love avocados, olive oil and coconut oil, all healthy fats for our brains. I realized … Continue reading Powdered substances
We are not going to solve a broken health care system with a food system that is poisoning our population. Until we begin to understand that sugar, flour and other processed and "powdered" foods are killing us, and that we are addicted to them, both systems will remain broken. When I began to understand the role … Continue reading Solving for scarcity