It Happened This Week: Food Trucks, Speaking Up & The Low Carb Diet Debate

Move over, doughnut-hawking food trucks of the past.  Today's food trucks offer gourmet fare that's tasty and healthy.  Well, maybe not all of it's particularly healthy, but I'd say it's definitely a step up from days of yore.  Check out the LA Times story on them yesterday. If we want to make sure this new […]

Respecting Your Uniqueness: Are Low-Carbohydrate Diets Right for You?

I’ve been reading quite a bit recently since my foray into the food as medicine world, and one of themes that keeps hitting home to me is how we are all biochemically unique.  Yet when many of us set out to clean up our eating, we often try to follow guidelines that may not work […]

Rethinking Carbohydrates…Again

If you’re as old as I am, you’ve been around the block with the carbohydrate question too many times to count.  Even if you’re younger, you’re still likely a veteran of the carbohydrate wars.  Has any nutrient gotten as much negative attention over the last 50 years of weight worrying in America as carbohydrates? Yet […]