9 weeks and 21 questions

Posted in: behavior change, health, human behavior, life, nutrition, psychology, weight loss- Feb 13, 2014 2 Comments

They say it takes 21 days to form or break a habit give or take depending on who you ask. I say it’s taken 9 weeks for the cravings to subside—exactly three times as long. I have no idea of the significance but an interesting coincidence nonetheless. This begs the question, (1) can you break […]

Not the Cheese!

Posted in: sustainability- Jul 19, 2011 Comments Off on Not the Cheese!

  Proving that ignorance is indeed bliss, Good Magazine takes on the carbon footprints of our most beloved sources of protein. The true shocker? Cheese is the number three offender. #travesty That said, my neighbor, owner of Mission Cheese, made the (hopefully) reasonable argument that perhaps this statistic pertains to the more mass-produced cheeses and […]

Spam (the “meat”): It’s worse than you think

Posted in: health, politics- Jun 29, 2011 Comments Off on Spam (the “meat”): It’s worse than you think

  First, Hormel gutted the union. Then it sped up the line. And when the pig-brain machine made workers sick, they got canned. —By Ted Genoways             Read on! The Spam Factory’s Dirty Secret | Mother Jones.

What does your fridge say about you?

Posted in: art, human behavior, Photography- May 06, 2011 Comments Off on What does your fridge say about you?

Documentarian, fine art and architectural photographer Stephanie de Rouge gives us an incredibly interesting look at what’s In Your Fridge. Comprised of photos of people and the food in their refrigerators (similar in idea to What the World Eats), the series will make you think twice about what your food says about you. Endlessly intriguing, […]

Food Deserts

Posted in: health, nutrition- Jan 03, 2011 Comments Off on Food Deserts

There are 2.3 million people living in America with no car and without a supermarket within a one-mile radius. People living in these “food deserts” are often obese and unhealthy because they’re stuck eating junk food from the convenience store. Read + view interactive map: Food Deserts: An Interactive Map of the Places in America Farthest […]