Defenders of the Harvest
I saw a commercial for Defenders of the Harvest last night. Catchy name, I must admit. It appears to be an anti-Humane Society PAC run by some rich cattle and oil industry guy who wants to install in all of us the belief that the Humane Society is exactly the same as PETA and that those of us who don't eat meat are also…
Pesticides and Herbicides: Possible diabetes link
Long story short: I found this after hearing a discussion on an herbicide increasing diabetes risk. And I started looking and found the following, plus a whole lot of other articles on links between pesticides and herbicides and diabetes. I encourage others to use Google Scholar to find your own information and decide for…
The Mathematics of Weight Loss
Just found the coolest TED Talk for those of us who are a bit biochem deficient: The Mathematics of Weight Loss https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGKLpYtZ19Q
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cake W/Fruit Topping
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cake 2 cup peanuts 2 tbsp coconut oil 1 cup Irish steel cut oats 6 extra large bananas salt 1 cup Raisins 1/2 cup Peanuts 1 tsp cinnamon Preheat oven to 350. Blend 2 cup peanuts and coconut oil, add bananas, blend, add oats, blend for a few more seconds. Pour batter into bowl and mix raisins cinnamon…
Scary and interesting blood sugar article
Now I want mine tested. http://www.rd.com/health/wellness/why-blood-sugar-matters/ Why Blood Sugar Matters It's no longer just certain people who need to worry about their blood sugar; it's pretty much everyone. Read more: http://www.rd.com/health/wellness/why-blood-sugar-matters/2/#ixzz38awHYA96
Weight Gainer Trailmix
Weight Gainer Trailmix Started eating clean/healthy/vegan and suddenly can't get enough calories in your day? Let my evening's delicious high calorie blunder be your delicious high calorie solution! Ingredients: 1 cup seedless raisins 494 1 cup raw peanuts 827 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds 210 1/4 cup sweet cherries 22 1 tsp…
Which is more dangerous?
Which is more dangerous, being someone with too little muscle mass, or someone with too little fat? Take two people. One is ten pounds underweight but is what they call 'skinny fat', the other is ten pounds underweight and not skinny fat. The skinny fat person has enough body fat to maintain physical health but not enough…
Are you a walking anti-advertisement?
I'm binge watching my 600 pound life, and I noticed something. Companies normally pay for product placement, but apparently not on this show. A lot of food brands are blurred out, which you would expect (I can still tell that's Bluebell ice cream, you chickens!), but I even noticed a video game that a 600 pound woman was…