Cereal is one of those staple foods in the Western diet that is so iconic, it's a big part of what many people are used to eating on a regular basis. But as you know, cereal has the potential to be basically dessert. However, it is absolutely possible to continue eating cereal without feeling guilty … Continue reading Eating cereal the healthy way
Category: Culture of Eating
With over two thirds of the population in North America today falling into the overweight or obese category, it can be very difficult to stick to a healthy eating plan. The peer pressure is massive to just give in and eat the office donuts, an extra helping of dinner, or a massive restaurant meal and … Continue reading German commercial reminds us that it is worth it to work towards our fitness goals, even when everyone else thinks you’re ridiculous.
The excellent documentary, Sugar Coated, takes you through the sugar industry's grand conspiracy over the last 60 years. What shocked me the most is how similar their strategies were to those of big tobacco. The big difference is that nowadays we know cigarettes are terrible for our health, but sugar still holds a warm place … Continue reading Has the Sugar Industry Been Lying to Us the Whole Time?
For years we've been told we should reduce our fat intake, and that there is nothing to worry about when it comes to sugar. As we are beginning to see now, this couldn't be farther from the truth. Personally I am not a proponent of ketogenic or high-fat-low-carb diets, but sugar is a terrible culprit … Continue reading Another case of profits over public health.
It's funny how corporations can have such a huge influence on our cultural perceptions of food and eating, mostly only for their own benefit. Have some of your eating habits been formed purely for the profit line of big corporations? This of course applies to the diet industry as well as the junk food industry. … Continue reading How breakfast became a thing