My picks for the week’s nutrition news, included shady dealings in the sugar industry, weight shaming by the fashion industry, why the ‘5-second rule’ doesn’t work, how to meditate, and why you shouldn’t mention your child’s weight.
Happy Friday! It’s supposed to be a steamy Seafair weekend here in Seattle. We finally caved and bought a portable A/C for our home office, it was impossible to get any work done in the afternoon and evenings otherwise. So I guess I will be getting a lot of work done this weekend after I […]
I was very happy to have the opportunity to write an article for The Seattle Times on polycystic ovary disease, or PCOS. I can’t think of a more appropriate topic for the “Get Healthy: A guide to women’s health” special section than “Polycystic ovary disease: the hidden threat to women’s health.” PCOS is something I […]
Happy Friday! Fall continues to elude me, but since Sunday will probably be the last 85+ degree day in Seattle for 2014, I’ll just go with it and pretend it’s still summer (which, technically, it is until Tuesday). Good thing I’ve yet to pack away my shorts and pull my turtlenecks out of storage. To […]
Amongst all the nutrition and health news last week was a report that prediabetes increases the risk of cancer by 15 percent. While this isn’t news to me, it did remind me of one of the big circulating nutrition myths: sugar feeds cancer. While there is an element of truth to this theory, the statement […]
Happy Friday! I haven’t done a links post in a few weeks. It seems like my schedule keeps exploding when I should be sitting down to put the post together, and before I know it it’s the weekend…and then it’s Monday. I’m a little more on the ball this week, as you can see: Can […]