This month, we looked at the oftentimes dichotomous relationship between food and health.Read More
If I were the sum of my Instagram feed, I’d be 300 lb; but I’m nowhere near even half of that. And because there is no justice in the world, neither are the photogenic food bloggers and svelte celebrity chefs who seemingly eat a diet of butter and cake. And why not? Simple. Standards.Read More
Healthy eating. It's a balancing act that is no small feat. Welcome to the New Year.
As a society, we often associate eating well with eating richly. Just look at any food porn posts to find pictures of flaky pastry, gooey melted cheese, bacon, foie gras - not healthy but so, so seductive. In contrast, look at the food posts of athletes, fitness models, and body builders: steamed greens, plain neutral carbs (if any), and sadly cooked pieces of lean meat (Boiled? Boiled?!). Sure, that diet can propel your body to mythological Greek god/dess proportions, but at what cost to your foodie soul?Read More
This month's issue is an ode to la dolce vita: the sweet life. And what better way to start a dialogue about our relationship with food than to begin with our oldest fling? Sugar.
We love to hate all things sweet. Sugar's always there for the good times - and the bad. But now we're starting to realize that maybe this relationship is more toxic than it once appeared.Read More