Is Sugar Toxic?

Watched an interesting segment on 60 Minutes tonight on Sugar. This is the presentation that spawned the above segment. Some convincing arguments to cut out as much sugar as you can.

My Health Tracking Experiment: Self-Tracking to a Better You?

Recently I came across a newer gadget called the FitBit. It is a small clip on device to track your steps, calories burned, miles walked, and flights of stair climbed. The devices uses an accelerometer and a altimeter to determine the steps taken and logs the data to be synced when you are near the […]

Is there a cheeseburger ceiling?

Further reflection revealed that it’s quite impractical—nearly impossible—to make a cheeseburger from scratch. Tomatoes are in season in the late summer. Lettuce is in season in spring and fall. Large mammals are slaughtered in early winter. The process of making such a burger would take nearly a year, and would inherently involve omitting some core cheeseburger ingredients. It […]