Hydration Myths; What to Avoid, What to Increase

What Should You Be Drinking Stay hydrated. Drink 8 glasses of water per day. Somewhere along the way, society got brainwashed. Maybe it was well-meaning personal trainers. Maybe it was an attempt to manage society’s increasing waistlines. Maybe it was financially motivated by the bottled water companies (although they likely jumped on the bandwagon that […]


Many smart people in the late 80’s and early 90’s predicted that the release of the new USDA food guide pyramid that recommended that fats and oils be used sparingly was going to lead to an increase in many chronic diseases.  There’s no doubt they were right. But just how powerful are healthy fats?  This […]

Artificial Sweeteners: Lessons for the Slow Learners

It seemed like, for a brief period, society was finally catching onto the idea that artificial sweeteners, in all amounts and all types, was a bad thing. Then the moment passed. I continue to see almost every single gum available in stores with artificial sweeteners (and typically more than one type is used).  And just […]