This is Your Body on Plastic

Almost as challenging as getting people to get their feet on the ground and their bodies in the sun or to convince them to eat enough animal products is convincing people to ditch unnecessary plastics in their lives. Part of this resistance is because plastics are so ubiquitous. Using plastic utensils, food and drinking containers,…

Cholesterol: One of Your Body’s Most Important Molecules

Cholesterol gets a bad rap. Many people don’t realize how incredibly important cholesterol actually is. In order to get a handle on how important it is, let us reverse engineer our understanding of cholesterol by first looking at the side effects of suppressing cholesterol synthesis with a statin drug: Increased risk of developing cancer [1]…

Nutritional Perspectives: On Veganism and Raw Vegetables

You are an animal. You are a higher order of biology than the plant kingdom. By “order” I pretty much mean more metabolically and biochemically complex. If we conserve the wisdom of our elders and the sound knowledge of how man has eaten for millenia, then one logical conclusion we may arrive to from this…