Is Pinterest High-Jacking Our Taste Buds?

Is Pinterest high-jacking our taste buds? I read a lot of food blogs and I regularly pin other bloggers’ gorgeous food photos. (If you are not yet addicted to Pinterest then you probably should thank the God of Wasted Time and back away from the Pin). But I digress. I found stunning photos of Rainbow…

Don’t Fear the Fish

I’ve never met a fish I didn’t like. Ok that is a lie. I can’t eat trout.  I spent many years with my father fishing for trout; rainbow, brook, steelhead. It didn’t matter to my Dad as long as he was outdoors and there was flowing water and a fishing pole.  My Dad didn’t eat…

What If We Realized that Food Security Is Homeland Security?

Originally posted on Breastfeeding Medicine:
I’m waiting for my flight home from the 1,000 Days U.S. Leadership Roundtable, a spectacular meeting that was held today at the Gates Foundation in Washington, DC. Stakeholders in nutrition and maternal-child health gathered to discuss how we can galvanize support for nutrition during the 1,000 days from conception to…

Food Confusion

“What should I eat, Doc, to lose weight, reduce disease, avoid diabetes, reduce heart disease, and stay healthy?” Every day I speak to women who are profoundly confused by the “expert” diet advice being promoted every time they turn around. Should I be a Paleo, a primate, a vegan, a vegetarian, a lacto-ovo-pescetarian or a…

The Caribbean cooking post that wasn’t

The Caribbean cooking post that never got off the ground I was all prepared to write a colorful Caribbean, cooking in a miniature kitchen with fresh local produce while living on a sailboat post, but instead you must hear about my two days in the hospital. And no I do not expect you to feel…